Items Tagged with 'Fifth Third River Bank Run'


Fifth Third transfers ownership of River Bank Run

February 9, 2018
An annual Grand Rapids charity event has a new owner and manager. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: The 40th Fifth Third River Bank Run

May 9, 2017
Marty Allen, founder of the Fifth Third River Bank Run, and John Zimmerman, the event’s race director, are the featured guests in episode 33 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

River Bank Run ready for 40th start

More than 18,000 runners expected to compete in annual event, which features largest 25K in the country.

April 28, 2017
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Marty Allen found a spot on the curb near the starting line of the River Bank Run and perched beside his friend and volunteer Jerry Seigersma. Read More

Fifth Third River Bank Run to see increased security and support

Event will raise money for One Fund Boston charity.

May 3, 2013
The bombing at the Boston Marathon last month is changing the security — and economic benefits — of public races in America. Read More

RunGR keeps pace for Fifth Third River Bank Run

April 16, 2013
Marathon runners don't give up. Read More

Fifth Third River Bank Run reviews emergency plans

April 15, 2013
Tragedy. There is no better word to describe what happened in Boston Monday after two bomb blasts rocked the finish line and reportedly took the lives of at least three and injured dozens more near the finish line at the Boston Marathon. The explosions remain under investigation, even as executives at Fifth Third Bank in Grand Rapids meet to consider the implications. Read More

The nation's largest 25K road race gets a smartphone app

October 30, 2012
Want to run and race with an energetic crowd of 21,000? There’s an app for that. The organizers of the Fifth Third River Bank Run just announced their new smartphone app. Read More