Classic Tours

The Classic Tours are available year-round on our perpetual registration calendar (excluding national holidays).

Lapping the Landmarks – 5K

An absolute “must-run” for visitors, new residents and longtime citizens who want a new perspective on our fair city! We’ll cruise by Campau Square, named after the founding father of Grand Rapids, on our way to explore some of the city’s “first and finest,” including historic sites, museums, colleges, restaurants, hotels, bridges, churches, the Medical Mile, the Grand River and more … all neatly contained in a 5K loop!

Mondays at 6 p.m. and Wednesdays at 7 a.m. or by appointment.


Art Dart – 5K

See why Grand Rapids is hailed as one of America’s most creative cities! We’ll run through the city center in hunt of 25 significant artworks, including the 42-ton Alexander Calder sculpture that symbolizes the city’s innovative spirit. Also on the tour: two art museums, an art & design school and the headquarters of ArtPrize, a revolutionary art competition ranked as one of the world’s top five festivals by Time magazine. You’ll finish the run physically and artistically invigorated!

Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Fridays at noon or by appointment.


Steeple Chase – 10K

Learn why Grand Rapids has been called “The City of Churches” on this pulse-pounding tour of religious landmarks. We’ll run by churches that date back to 1848 and see multiple architectural styles, soaring spires, expertly crafted stone and brickwork, Tiffany windows and more. Along the way, you’ll discover the historical importance and contemporary relevance of faith in Grand Rapids.

Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. or by appointment.