Couple with thumbs up at 2016 Homecoming 5kDearborn Homecoming Festival 5k and fun Run return for the second year

Racers who plan to participate in the Second Annual Dearborn Homecoming 5K and Fun Run on Sunday, August 6 are encouraged to register by June 30th to take advantage of the $32 registration fee. Late registration, after June 30, will be $35 through race day.

The 5-kilometer race will kick off at 8 a.m. from Ford Field Park and loop along the Rouge River Gateway trail near the University of Michigan-Dearborn before returning to the park. Prizes will be awarded to the top overall male and female finishers and by gender in 12 age groups. 

The one-mile Family Fun Run is a chance for racers of all ages and abilities to participate in the event. The Fun Run registration rate is $15. It starts at 7:45 a.m.

Visit to register and for more details.

Registration includes a custom Second Annual Dearborn Homecoming 5K T-shirt (must register by July 28 to be guaranteed a shirt), a custom Dearborn Homecoming bib number, live results, and post-race food and drinks.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the nonprofit Dearborn Community Fund. Homecoming runs from Aug 4 to 7 at Ford Field Park on Monroe Street north of Michigan Avenue.

For more details about the race and for info leading up to Homecoming 2017, see