The Crim Festival of Races 10 Mile is a world renowned running event held annually every August in Flint, Michigan since 1977. The Crim 10-miler presented by McLaren Flint is nationally ranked as the 4th largest race of its kind. The race has hosted the United States national 10-mile championship race on two occasions. This event follows the famous Crim 10-mile route.
It draws runners from around the world from countries such as Kenya, Russia, and Ukraine. Between runners and their friends and family and the media, it’s estimated that nearly 50,000 people come to downtown Flint from all over the country and world.
You can register on the official website of Crim Festival of Races 10 Mile. Registration fees is $ 32.
Course / Route Map
The route showcases all of Flint and includes a run around the University of Michigan-Flint campus, the famous Bradley Hills, Parkside Drive and the Miller Road area. Three-four deep spectators line the entire course. Entertainment and spirit stations are approximately every half mile.
Race Profile / Elevation Map
Time Limits & Cutoffs
Men: Joseph Kamau (KEN) 45:43 (1996)
Women: Cathy O’Brien (USA) 51:47 (1989)
Prize Money & Awards
1st Open M/F – $5,000/$1,500
2nd Open M/F – $3,000/$1,000
3rd Open M/F – $1,500/$500/
T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates
Technical t-shirt will be provided to all the registered participants.
Water Stops & Refreshments
Water stations are located at mile intervals.
Expected Race Day Weather
The temperature typically varies from 60°F to 77°F and is rarely below 50°F or above 85°F. The relative humidity typically ranges from 57% (mildly humid) to 90% (very humid), rarely dropping below 40% (comfortable), or exceeding 99% (very humid).