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Derby Day Races

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for the annual Derby Day Races on May 4th at 8:00 am in Downtown Wixom. We have a race for all ages, ability and pace levels – 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run.

This year’s race falls on not only Kentucky Derby Day, but Star Wars Day; come out in your derby best or channel your inner JEDI, we don’t care – let’s have fun with these costumes.

Registration is open!

$5.00 from each race registration will benefit Camp Casey and its programs supporting children with cancer.

Our new tshirt and medal design for 2024!

Participants will receive: Derby Day Day T-shirt, Medal, and Wristband.

Kids will enjoy the petting farm and pony rides.

10k Route – twice around

We are in need of volunteers for the Derby Day Races!! Sign up today!

Derby Day After Party at Drafting Table Brewing Company!

Derby Day 5k & 10k Race Afterparty – 10am

  • Start the day off with the Downtown Wixom Derby Day 5k and 10k run/walk.
  • Head to the brewery starting at 10am for the afterparty! Everyone (spectators and general public) are also welcome to come in at 10am.
  • Racers and volunteers will receive 50% off their first beermosa, radler, tier 1-3 beer, cider, or glass of wine.

DERBY DAY SPECIALS:  Show your Derby Day wristband at these participating businesses to receive discounts and special offers.

  • Comic Showcase: 1/2 price on all comic books .50 cents to $11.00. Offer good on Saturday, may 4th only. Noon to 7:00 pm
  • Trail’s Edge Cafe: Specialty drinks named after recused horses from the racing industry. Offer good Friday, May 3rd to Sunday, May 5th. Saturday hours 9 am to 4 pm.
  • Crispy Chicken & Burgers: 10% off total bill for all runners. Offer good Saturday, May 4th, 11 am to 9pm
  • El Camino Real Mexican Restaurant: Arroz con Pollo $10.99, 20 oz Margaritas $7.50, Nachos Amigos $12.99, and any Veggie Combos $10.99. Offer good Saturday, May 4th, 11 am to 3:30 pm
  • Jets Pizza: BOGO offer on any pizza at regular menu price. Call or Walk-in; must mention Derby Day Special offer. Offer good Saturday, May 4th 10 am to 11 pm.
  • Backyard Coney Island: 10% off entire menu for Derby Day! Offer good Saturday, May 4th, 7 am to 8 pm.
  • Wixom Bar: 4 Cheese Sliders with Fries for $4.00, Dine in only. Offer good Saturday, May 4th until 4:00 pm. Hours of operation, 9:00 am to 2:30 am.
  • DOUGH by Rumi’s Passion: Buy 3 cupcakes, get one FREE. Buy any sandwich and get a Tractor drink FREE. This offer does not include kids meals. Offer good Saturday, May 4th, 10:30 am to 6:30 pm.
  • Dairy Queen: $2.99 Parfait, all day Saturday, May 4th, Noon to 10:30 pm

For all participating businesses locations please visit our Business Directory



May 4
8:00 am - 11:30 am