What do I get for my entry fee?

All Southfield Summer Soulstice 5K Run/Walk participants receive an official event tech-shirt, special give-away and finisher medal while supplies last. Registrations received after June 1st are not guaranteed tech-shirts and medals. All Finishers receive Finish Line snacks. Age Group Awards for the 5K Run event.

How can I sign up for the events?

Online registration is now open. You may also download the race entry form and mail in a check.

What are the age limits for the races?

There are no age limits. We encourage participants of all ages to join us.

Are the race events walker friendly?

Yes, participants can walk the 5K course. If you plan to walk the race, we do require that you line up at the back of the race corral so as not to impede the faster runners.

Where can I find the course and festival maps?

View all maps of the Southfield Summer Soulstice by clicking below:

Are there refunds if cannot attend? Can someone else run with my bib no?

NO REFUNDS; ONLY TRANSFERS ALLOWED TO ANOTHER PERSON BEFORE OUR ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES!

Are baby joggers or strollers or pet dogs allowed during the race?

Yes – if you choose to run with a baby jogger or a pet dog, you must seed yourself in the back of all runners. It is your responsibility to make sure the baby jogger or pet dog does not impede other runners as well as you must take extra precaution as to your safety, your child’s safety and the safety of the runners around you. We reserve the right to pull any person from the race who is endangering other runners or themselves.

Are Headphones allowed during the race?

Yes – headphones are allowed however, we do recommend that runners use extreme caution when using headphones during the race event for safety reasons.

When is the last day to register?

Online registration will close at noon on Friday, June 16th. However, On-site registration is available at our Race HQ at the Southfield Municipal Campus, inside the Southfield City Hall Bldg. on Friday, June 16th from 4:00 – 7:00pm and on Saturday, June 17th starting at 3:00pm. Payment can be made with cash, check or credit card.

How will I receive my race packet?

You must pick up your race packet (which includes the official race bib to wear) before the event. We will not mail race packets. You may register after online registration closes: On-site registration & packet pickup at the Southfield Municipal Campus, inside the Southfield City Hall Bldg. on Friday, June 16th from 4:00 – 7:00pm and on Saturday, June 17th starting at 3:00pm.

Can I register on race day?

Yes there is on-site registration on race day at the Southfield Municipal Campus on Saturday, June 17th starting at 3:00pm.

Do you accept credit cards for registration on race day?

Yes, On-site registration will accept cash, check and credit cards.

Will there be fluid aid water stations?

Yes, there will be one FLUID AID WATER STATION on the 5K course. Also water provided at the Start & Finish areas. The FIRST AID EMERGENCY station is located at Start/Finish line area and course marshals are located on all courses.

Will there be Restrooms & Porta-Johns available?

Yes, available at the Southfield Municipal Campus and on the course.

Where can we park for the races?

Parking is most convenient within the Southfield Municipal Campus, but is also available in any of the designated parking lots along Evergreen Rd.  Parking lots are along Evergreen Rd. between the 696 Service Drive and Civic Center Dr.

Click here for a map of the area.

Where are Start/Finish lines and the event start times?

Start and Finish lines are on Evergreen Rd. just north of Civic Center Dr.  Southfield Summer Soulstice event times:  Kid’s Fun Run starts at 6:30pm; 5K starts at 7:00pm.

Click here for a map.

B-Tag chip timing?

Yes!  Racers only need to wear Race Bib on shirt front (chip is in bib).

Are there Age Group Awards?

Age group awards: Male & Female top finisher and age category awards from teens to 70’s will be given out at the finish-line area.  If you think you have won an award, please check at the finish line. Awards are for running participants only.

Is there an admission fee for the Festival?

There is no general admission fee.

Is there a charge for the Beer Tent? What kind of Beer will be there?

Yes, there will be separate charge for beer. There will be a variety of Michigan Craft beers to sample.

What is the Yoga all about?

Dawn Priebe, owner of Yoga Soul Studio in Milford and Farmington, will be leading anyone who wants to participate in basic yoga poses. Bring a blanket to spread out on the grass and enjoy the sunset while doing some basic exercise and stretching yoga moves.

What kind of refreshments will be there?

A variety of food trucks and drinks will be available for purchase.  Food trucks will include- Beans and Cornbread, 31 Third Grill and Hero & Villain.

What kinds of Kids Activities will there be?

Lots of different ones… including bounce houses, volleyball, badminton, board games, sports games, arts & crafts, and GLOW STICKS FOR EVERYONE AT DUSK.

Can I come to just enjoy the Music?

Yes- bring your favorite lawn chair and/or blanket to hang out and listen to some great Soul music as the sun sets.

Can I bring my own alcoholic beverages?

No, alcoholic beverages are not permitted on the Southfield Municipal Campus. Beer will be for sale and can only be consumed in the designated beer tent area.

Where can I change clothes after my run or walk?

Inside the Southfield Municipal Campus building

 

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