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Race Details & Logistics


Saturday, April 30, 2022
All ages

Get ready to celebrate 50 years of the YMCA Riverbank Run! Due to bridge construction, our in-person event will be held in Midtown with all races starting and ending at the YMCA. Virtual race options are also available.


Packet Pickup at SCHEELS:

  • Participants are strongly encouraged to collect packets prior to race day.
  • Packet pickup (shirt, race bib, and chip) will be at SCHEELS in Southgate Mall. Stop by SCHEELS on Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29, anytime between 9:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m. to collect your packet.
  • Grade School Challenge participants have the option to collect their packets at their schools. Please note: If you wish to pick your student's packet up at their elementary school, you MUST note this at time of registration.


In-Person Event Details:

  • All races start at the YMCA.
  • 2,00+ racers are expected on race day. Parking is available at the YMCA, ORI, and Russell Elementary School. Please arrive early to guarantee a spot. We recommend carpooling.
  • Trifecta racers may collect their long-sleeve event shirts after completing all three races. Shirts are available at the finish line.
  • Portapotties are located at the start and finish lines.
  • Strollers and wheelchairs welcome. No pets, please.


Race Start Times:

All races start and end behind the YMCA at 3000 S. Russell St.

  • 9:00 a.m. 10K start time
  • 10:30 a.m. 5K start time
  • 11:25 a.m. 1 Mile Trifecta start time
  • 11:45 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Run start time


Virtual Race Participants:

Running virtually? Racers have between January 28–April 30 to complete their selected race. Virtual racers have three ways to complete their race:

  • Run the traditional course(s)
  • Run one of our suggested alternates
  • Choose your favorite trail or route

Upon completion, click here to upload your virtual race results, then follow the steps below:

instructions on how to upload virtual race results for the 2022 ymca riverbank run


  • Prizes are awarded to the top three male and top three female finishers in the 1 Mile, 5K, 10K, and Trifecta races. Prizes are also awarded to the top male and top female finishers in each age group. (Prizes are awarded for in-person event participants only.)
  • Top finishers will be contacted when prizes are available for pickup at the YMCA.