Event Info

2016 Race Times

2016 Kalamazoo Klassic Race Times as as follows:

  • The Kids’ Klassic 1K Run will be Friday, June 17, at 6:00 p.m., and will be followed immediately by the Kids' Klassic 2K Run.  Both races will begin at the Maple St. YMCA.

  • The 10K Run begins on Saturday, June 18 at 7:30 a.m. at the top of the hill on Maple Street.

  • The 5K Run/Walk begins on Saturday, June 18, at 9:00 a.m. at the top of the hill on Maple Street.

Parking and Street Closures

On Friday night, portions of Maple St., Hudson St., and Peeler will be closed. Please park on side streets or on Maple Street Hill West of the YMCA.  Because Maple St. will be closed during Saturday’s  event, we recommend that you do not park in the parking lots at Maple St. Magnet School or the YMCA unless you plan to stay until the 5K is finished.  Parking is available on side streets, near WWMT, or parking is available at the Girl Scout Building until 11:00am. 

Please DO NOT drive or park on Maple St. at any time between 6:00 a.m. and the end of the event.


Timing will be provided by Macs Sports Timing.  All race participants must wear a D-Tag timing device, which will be included in your race packet.


Participants may pick up their race packets and/or register for all races on Friday, June 17, from 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the Maple Street YMCA or on Saturday, June 20, at the registration tent on the field at Maple Street Magnet School starting at 6:00 a.m. until 30 minutes before the start of their chosen race.

Late registration is $35 and includes a short sleeve technical shirt.  $5 discount available for groups of 10 or more.  Please contact Bonnie Sexton at mrcpr@mrcindustries.org by June 1, 2016 for a group coupon code.

T-shirt pick-up and late registration for the Kids' Klassic is Friday, June 17 from 4:00 – 5:30 at the Maple YMCA).  Kids' Klassic participation is FREE of charge.  T-shirts to the first 300 pre-registered Kids!!! 

Important Information on Staging, Strollers, Dogs, Bicycles, etc.

Strollers are permitted in the 1k & 2k Kids Klassic on Friday, and the 5k Run/Walk on Saturday and will be staged in the back of the starting line area for the above events.  There are no strollers permitted in the 10k Run.  No dogs, bicycles, roller blades, skateboards or similar are permitted in any of the weekend events.   The 5k Run/Walk and 10k Run start will be staged according to pace.