Check back in early July for more details!

What do you get with Registration?

  • An awesome Back Roads long sleeve tech shirt (guaranteed if registered by 7 a.m. on October 8th). Unisex shirt sizes include S, M, L, XL, and 2XL. ($1.50 charge extra for 2XL) Youth unisex sizes include S, M, L, and XL.
  • An official race bib
  • The warm fuzzies knowing you are supporting 3 of our favorite charities (DRAW, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital & The Jen Phyle Scholarship)
  • More details coming soon!

Post Race Fun

We are hoping to celebrate your race at the finish line once again with live music, bonfires, warm mac & cheese and cold beer…. stay tuned for more updates coming in early July!


More details coming soon!


Please click here for the Half Marathon, 10k & 5k Course Map. at Independence Oaks County Park.


Entry fee is the standard daily rate unless you have a yearly park pass, then it’s free. Park attendants will be available to sell annual and day passes.

Waterford Bank, N.A. Clarkston Back Roads Training Program

Waterford Bank, N.A. Back Roads Half Marathon 10K/5K races are pleased to partner with Socially Motivated Wellness in offering a training program for all race distances.

All programs will meet once a week.  Participants will be placed in groups depending on their pace, or the time it takes them to complete a mile.  All running and walking will be done with an interval method of training.

Running groups will run for a couple of … Read More

Oakland County Parks Pass

Available now, click here.
Please note: This purchase is separate and supports Oakland County Parks and allows you park entrance throughout the entire year.
The pass will be mailed to your home address.