(WLNS) – The Capital City River Run enters its 23rd year and is getting a major new look – and sponsor.
Fifth Third Bank is joining Playmakers and Impression 5 Science Museum as the newest title sponsor for the race – now to be known as the “Fifth Third Capital City River Run”.
The race will be co-promoted with the Fifth Third River Bank Run out of Grand Rapids, one of the biggest races in Michigan each year.
This year marks the second year for the full marathon at the Capital City River Run. In addition to the marathon there will be a slate of other races, including a half marathon, marathon relay, 5K and kids races. Dates for this year’s races are September 19 and 20. Last year more than 3000 people participated in the races.