Detroit Marathon 2022: Start Time, Map, Weather, Finish Line, Prize Money, Live Stream, Last Winner

The Detroit Marathon takes place on Sunday and, for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the race will cross the Ambassador Bridge to Windsor, Ont., then cross the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel to Detroit. The course added a few new spots for the first time, marking a change in racing.

Start time

The marathon starts at 7 a.m. ET.

How to watch

Local news will have coverage after the race, but it is unknown if there will be live coverage. The marathon’s Facebook page will have a video, but it’s unclear if the Live section will stream anything during the race.

Map of the course

The start line is at W. Fort Street and 2nd Ave and runners finish at Campus Martius Park. At the third mile, they cross the Ambassador Bridge to Windsor in Canada. The run south and loop before running along Riverside Drive next to the Detroit River. At mile seven, the field crosses the Detroit-Windsor tunnel back to Detroit. From there, runners head north through downtown Detroit, before winding down and heading east. They do a loop for the arrival from the south side of downtown.

Link to map and detailed instructions


It will be around 42 degrees and feel like 39 at 7 a.m., according to Accuweather. There are clouds in the forecast, but it should be mostly sunny with no precipitation. It will be in the 1940s when the first runners cross the finish line.

Prize money

The men’s and women’s Open prize money includes $4,000 for first place, $2,000 for second place and $1,000 for third place. Prize money for the male and female masters includes $2,000 for first place, $1,000 for second place and $500 for third place. If a Masters rider also places in the General Division, they will receive both cash awards.

Who won the last race?

It was a Michigan sweep of the men’s race in 2021. Ryan Corby won with a time of 2:22:03 and was followed by Matthew McSween at 2:25:48 and Charles Smogoleski at 2:28:42. Massachusetts runner Becca Addison won the women’s race with a time of 2:51:08. Michigan runner Amy Corby was second at 2:53:02 and New York runner Valentyna Poltavska was third at 2:54:45.

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