Race Information

RACE INFO: Stroh’s® Legend Run | Saturday May 19th, 2018


The Stroh’s® Legend Run is a DOUBLE BREW EVENT

2018 Double Brew Series: Complete both of our Kona Running Co. race events (Stroh’s® Legend Run, Moonlight Run at Fox Hills) in CY 2018 & qualify for some serious extra bling!  Qualifying Events: Completed event distances must be in our 10K, or 5K races of any combination to qualify (our Mile events are excluded).


Stroh’s® Legend Run ~ Welcome to our Stroh’s® Legend Run – a fun race brought to you by the Kona Running Co.  Start at Brew Detroit, run through Corktown, Detroit, MI, and finish at Brew Detroit.  A really cool experience you will not want to miss, and you can relax and have an ice cold 12 OUNCE beer afterwards!

USATF Certified Course: (See map below)

Race Features & Important Information:

rainbowicon NEW for 2018 – The Rainbow Mile!
beer2 NEW for 2018 – Slows BBQ’s Mac & Cheese, The Drunken Rooster’s Chicken/Rice, Kar’s Nuts, and Fresh Thyme Bananas.
beer1 Drink tickets for 2018 – Participants 21 years of age and older will receive (1) drink ticket with their registration valid for (1) ice cold 12 OUNCE Stroh’s® Beer.  You are required to be at least 21 years of age and have your driver license ID & race bib ready to enter our secured beer area.  The legendary Stroh’s® Beer samples will be provided by the Stroh Brewery Company.  We will be serving the new Stroh’s Perseverance IPA Beer & original Bohemian Style Beer at the Strohs Legend Run…
Strohs Perserverance
beer2 Live Music: Announcing “SpaceCat” who is a local hip, fun band that plays high-energy dance music will perform at the Stroh’s® Legend Run on May 19th! SpaceCatBand.com
beer1 2018 Shirt:  Short-sleeve unisex shirt for entrants.
beer2 Finisher Medals –  To all 5K participants.  (Participants in the Mile do not receive a finisher medal) 
beer1 Start / Finish at Brew Detroit: Corktown Detroit, MI 48216 (MAP)
beer2 Parking information:

  • Ample street parking is available on neighboring residential streets around Brew Detroit and within walking distance from the start/finish line.  Parking on the race course is not permitted for any reason and violators will be towed.
  • Secure parking is located behind Mercury Burger and Bar on 14th Street.
  • (Free) IBEW Parking lot across the street from Brew Detroit.  The entrance is off of Porter Street.
  • West of 14th, there is street parking along Michigan Avenue, 16th and 17th Streets & the roads in front of the Michigan Central Station.
  • MGM Grand Detroit parking garage on 3rd St.
  • http://www.parkdetroit.us/
beer1 Start Waves in the 5K Run/Walk
beer2 Entry Limit – The 5K Run/Walk event is limited to 3,000 participants
beer1  Course Availability (Times):  THE FINISH LINE CLOSES AT 4:15 P.M.
beer2 Age Group Awards – M/F, 3 deep, 5-year age group increments, from 14 years old to +75 yrs old – pickup your award at the post-finish festival area behind Brew Detroit at 3:45 PM.
beer1 B-Tag Timing – (ChronoTrack chip in bib)
beer1 PLEASE DO NOT LITTER!  Thank You!

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS: Contact Mark Koehl, Registration Director at mkoehl08@comcast.net

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED — Contact Jill Whitehead (volunteers receive an official Stroh’s® Legend Run race shirt) at: marchjill11@gmail.com

SPONSORSHIPS — Contact Kim Johnson for sponsorship program info. at: Kim@konarunningcompany.com or go to Sponsors Page for more info.

2018 5K Course Map

(Click on image for a LARGER and printable version)
Strohs Legend Run 5K Course

Shirts and Medals …

2018 Short-Sleeve Tee Shirt
(Click on image for a LARGER view)
2018 Strohs Legend Run Shirt

2018 Finisher Medal

18651_R1_Strohs Legend Run_Ribbon

A Stroh’s Koozie to all participants

2018 Partnership between Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott & Kona Running Company


17350 Fox Drive, Livonia, MI 48152

Receive 2017 Kona Running Co. room special Corporate rates
per night as follows…


Click on Fairfield Inn logo and book your room with this
Corporate Discount Code of: 1KR
(The first digit of the code is a Number One)
Or call: 734-953-8888

Room Type Standard Pricing YOU pay only!
Queen/Queen $179.00 $95.00
King $189.00 $95.00
King Sofa $194.00 $105.00
Executive King Suite $204.00 $115.00

Negotiated rates do not include the current State and Local Tax of 10.5%.

Rates are non-commissionable.

Special Corporate rates are subject to hotel restrictions and are NOT Last Room Availability

*The 2018 standard rates fluctuate daily and are subject to change without notice.