Auto Show 5K

The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports and The Michigan Fitness Foundation celebrated the opening day of the North American Auto Show’s Public Days with a one-of-a-kind 5K race.

The annual Auto Show Shuffle celebrates the city’s rich automotive history and physical activity opportunities. The course wound participants through Detroit, along the riverfront, across the Dequindre Cut and ended just in time for the opening of the Public Show. Runners received a T-shirt, discount admission to the Auto Show and a Shuffle medal.

2015 Auto Show Shuffle infographic

Click here to view photos from the 2015 Auto Show Shuffle.


Event History

  • The Auto Show Shuffle 5K kicks off the opening day of the North American International Auto Show public show event
  • The Auto Show Shuffle was created in 2013 to highlight Detroit’s rich automotive legacy while drawing attention to the walkability and bike-ability of Detroit trails
  • Last year, nearly 700 runners and walkers participated in the Auto Show Shuffle 5K
  • The Michigan Fitness Foundation and the Governor’s council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports work to bring about behavior change through programming, special projects and events that encourage citizens to build physical activity and sound nutrition into their daily routine. By empowering, facilitating and celebrating healthy choices, we will foster prosperity for all.
  • The Michigan Fitness Foundation has coordinated the Auto Show Shuffle with The Parade Company with the intention of getting Auto Show visitors active

Event Details

  • Participants start at the GM Renaissance Center Winter Garden at 8:30 a.m. and travel along the Detroit Riverfront and through the Dequindre Cut
  • The Auto Show Shuffle 5K is a timed race open to runners and walkers of all skill levels
  • Participants receive a t-shirt, a special Auto Show Shuffle medal and discount admission to the NAIAS
  • For more information, photos, and links to register for the run, visit the Auto Show Shuffle website.