Race Description

The 16th annual Bastille Day Race takes place throughout Downtown Fenton and the surrounding neighborhoods. During this event three races are performed; 15K run, 5K run & 5K walk.  All races are timed and USA Track & Field Certified. The 15K is challenging and hilly which starts in front of the Crust Bakery on Caroline Street and leaves from downtown Fenton heading south. Runners will loop south to Runyan Lake, then turns back toward Fenton, with runners battling the notorious Denton Hill in the last two miles before finishing. The 5K race winds through the beautiful old neighborhoods surrounding downtown Fenton. All courses are 100% paved streets. The proceeds from this race benefits the local Habitat for Humanity in Genesee County and money raised stays in Genesee County to help build or renovate homes for people in need.

Event details and schedule

 

Starting Time:

15K Race 7:45 am - 5K Race 8:00 am - 5K Walk 8:02 am 

Packet Pick-Up:

1) Bauman's Running Shop: July 7, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm and

July 8, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

2) Fenton United Methodist Church: July 8, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm and

July 9, 6:30 am - 7:50 am

Awards:

Given to top three male and female in each age category;

13 and under, 14-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49

50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and over

Post Race Activities:

French Bread, Fresh Fruit, Water, Keg Root Beer, & Live Music at the Finish

Course Maps:

www.geneseehabitat.org


Bastille Day Race Reviews 5 - 2 reviews

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2017 Race Review
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Great race!!

Loved this race! Parking was nice, plenty of facilities and great downtown after the race! Organized very well! Will do it again next year! 😊

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5.0/5
Course: 5.0/5
Organization: 5.0/5
2017 Race Review
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Awesome Race

Enjoyed this race immensely. 15k extremely challenging with lots of hills. I live here in Fenton and I'm a runner but never have run this before. I won't miss another one...

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Contact Information

Name:
Jeff Kato
Email:
jkato@geneseehabitat.org
Website:
 

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Race Information

  • Location: Fenton, MI
  • Race Date: 07/15/2019 07:45 (Estimated)
  • Categories: 15K Run, 5K Run, 5K Walk

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5.0/5
Course: 5.0/5
Organization: 5.0/5
Great race!!

Loved this race! Parking was nice, plenty of facilities and great downtown after the race! Organized very well! Will do it again next year! 😊

Kelly B.

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  • Fenton, MI Weather
    Bastille Day Race weather history
  • Based on a 5 year average and a race date of July 15th, Fenton, MI can expect temperatures between 81℉ and 103℉ with humidity around 27% and precipitation of 0".
    Last year the weather condition was Sunny.
  • Fenton, MI current weather
  • Mist 71℉ Mist