Memorial day 5k

The Memorial Day 5K run/walk is part of the traditional Memorial Day observance held each year in downtown Pinckney. After the race hang out and enjoy live music in the park, free food, lots of family fun, and a great Memorial Day parade.

Monday Event Schedule:

6:30 am Race Day Registration & Packet Pick-Up

8:20 am National Anthem

8:30 am 1 mile Kid's Fun Run Start

9:00 am 5K Run/Walk Start

9:30 am - 1:00 pm Inflatable’s, Face Painting & Fun for Kids

10:00 am Awards Ceremony

10:30 am Raffle

11:00 am - 1:00 pm Free Food and Music in the Park

1:00 pm Memorial Day Parade

The Course:

The 5K Run/Walk starts at Peoples Church (1 Mile Kid's Fun Run will start and finish at the church) run along the Lakeland Trail, through Pinckney neighborhoods, and finish in downtown Pinckney. The 5K race has bib numbers with a timing chip and is timed by Michigan Running Foundation.

View 5K Run course here

View 1 Mile Kids Fun Run course here


Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Love INC of Greater Livingston County and True Pursuit Ministry for Men. These organizations help support people in physical, emotional, and spiritual need. For more information about the work of Love INC and True Pursuit visit their websites. 

Entry Fees:

                                                         Thru May 26               Race Day

5K Run                                               $25                          $30

5K Non-Competitive Walk                 $25                         $30

5K Team Run (per team of 2)              $45                         $60

1 Mile Kids Fun Run                           $8                            $10


To Register Online Click Here

Download a Registration Form


Race Day starting at 6:30 am

Age Groups & Awards: 

Age groups: 14 & under, 15 - 19, 20 - 29, 30 - 39, 40 - 49, 50 - 59, 60 & over

  • Overall male & female 5K runners
  • Top three male & female finishers in each group
  • Finishing memento to all participants of the Kid's 1 Mile Fun Run

Race t-shirts to all pre-registered participants. There will be a supply of shirts available to those registering on the day of the race. However, shirts will be given out on a first come basis.

For more information contact Paul Zissler at 734.878.3407 or email