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Derby Day Races

May 6, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am


Join us for the 6th annual Derby Day Races in Downtown Wixom! We have something for everyone – 5K, 10K, and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. Adults, kids, dogs, and strollers are all welcome.

The 5K and 10K routes are the same, except the 10K is twice around. (see below)

10K Route

Packet Pick-Up:

  • Friday, May 5th
  • 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
  • Wixom City Hall, 49045 Pontiac Trail

Day of Race Packet Pick Up & Onsite Registration

  • Packet Pick Up
    • Saturday, May 6th
    • Starting at 8:00 am
    • Sibley Square Park, 48900 Pontiac Trail
  • Onsite Registration
    • Saturday, May 6th
    • Starting at 8:00 am
    • Sibley Square Park, 48900 Pontiac Trail
    • Credit/Debit only, no cash sales


Parking is available in Downtown Wixom in various locations.

  • Pontiac Trail – street parking
  • City of Wixom Municipal Campus lot
  • West Retail lot (behind Green Goat Gifts/Alex’s/Dairy Queen)

Derby Day Specials

Show your Derby Day wristband at any of these participating businesses to receive discounted offers.

  • Green Goat Gifts: 10% off of the total order and a free Green Goat Gifts tote bag. Offer valid 5/6/2023, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm – 49016 Pontiac Trail
  • Connect Boutique: 20% off the entire purchase, not including Artist. Offer valid 5/6/2023, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm – 635 N. Wixom Rd.
  • Drafting Table Brewing Company: 50% off the first full pour of Tier 1-3 beer, cider, or glass of wine; 21+ only. Offer valid 5/6/2023, 10:00 am to 11:00 pm – 49438 Pontiac Trail

Derby Day Afterparty hosted by Drafting Table Brewing Company

You won’t want to miss the Afterparty and Maifest at DTBC on May 6th from 10 am to 11 pm!

  • Special can and draft releases: Maibock and Simon Saaz
  • BOYS – Bring your own stein (1/2L or 1L) and they will fill it that day.
  • Dress to impress! Dress up in your best Derby Day attire or lederhosen and dirndl and get entered to win a DT gift certificate.
  • Special Firkin Tapping
  • DeutschTroit Food Truck, 5-9 pm
  • After-race food specials: Backyard Coney Island, 10% off omellettes.

All race participants and volunteers will receive a Derby Day wristband to take advantage of special discounts.


May 6, 2023
8:00 am - 11:00 am