Race Information

RACE INFO: Kona Run | Saturday August 29th, 2020

Kona Run ~ A festive Hawaiian themed Race Event that is fun for the whole family complete with live Luau Hawaiian Dancers located in Northville Michigan’s beautiful Maybury State Park!  Donations to Northville Parks & Recreations and Friends of Maybury.

Course maps: Coming Soon…

Race Features:

chocolatecandya  Covid-19 Information:  YOU CAN RUN/WALK OUR RACES “WITHOUT A MASK”!  We want to make you aware of additional steps we’re taking to protect you, your family & friends when you decide to participate at our upcoming Kona race events. While many of these changes are temporary, our commitment to your safety and well-being will always remain during these challenging times with this Covid-19 pandemic.
chocolatecandya  RUNNER LIMITS: Due to the challenges of the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus), this event will be limited to 90 registered participants.
chocolatecandya  NEW LOCATION AND COURSES FOR 2020!  This event is back and has been re-located to the beautiful Maybury State Park in Northville, MI!
Some may remember that this event was previously held at Northville Downs.  Well, no longer!  Try our NEW 8K and 5K courses!
chocolatecandya  NEW VIRTUAL RUN OPTIONS FOR 2020!  Avoid crowds and social gatherings!
~ Run or Walk where you wish on marked courses or your own course.
~ Cool Shirts, medals and other swag to be mailed to all virtual participants the week before the race date.
chocolatecandya  2020 Finisher Medals:  For all 8K and 5K participants.
chocolatecandya  2020 Shirts:  A unisex shirt for all 8K and 5K participants.
chocolatecandya  Entertainment & Party: Featuring LIVE Luau Hawaiian Dancers!
chocolatecandya  Drinks: Beer or Pop. (In addition to bottled water on the course) There will be one drink ticket on your race bib. You are required to be at least 21 years of age and have your driver license ID & race bib ready to enter our secured beer area.
chocolatecandya  Shuttle Buses: To be determined.
chocolatecandya  Parking: At Maybury State Park.  COME EARLY TO AVOID THE WAIT!

A parking/MI Recreation Passport is required for this event!  The Recreation Passport is your ticket to Michigan’s state parks and outdoor adventures!

  • The booth at the Park Entrance will be staffed. Please have cash ready if you do not have a Recreation Passport on your vehicle.
  • Michigan Residents: If you have not purchased the Recreation Passport when you renewed your plates, you can purchase a Recreation Passport at the booth for $17.
  • Out-of-State Visitors: You will be required to pay the daily permit fee of $9 when enter the park. Please have cash ready. Or, you may purchase an Annual Permit for $34.00.
chocolatecandya  Start & Finish (Non virtual runs) at Maybury State Park:  Park entrance off of Eight Mile Road for the Kona Run: 49601 Eight Mile Road, Northville, MI  48167 ( MAP )
chocolatecandya  Course Availability (Times):  THE FINISH LINE SHUTS DOWN AT 6:30 PM.
chocolatecandya  Pace Groups: There are NO Pace Groups in these events.
chocolatecandya  Age Group Awards – M/F, 3 deep, 5-year age group increments, from 14 years old to +75 yrs old – pickup your award at our finish-line Awards Tent in Maybury Park at 6:15 pm.
chocolatecandya  B-Tag Timing: (ChronoTrack chip in bib) for ALL events
chocolatecandya  PLEASE DO NOT LITTER!  Thank You!

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS: Contact Mark Koehl, Registration Director at mkoehl08@comcast.net

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED — Contact Jill Whitehead (volunteers receive an official Kona Run shirt) at: marchjill11@gmail.com

SPONSORSHIPS — Contact Kim Johnson for sponsorship program info. at: Kim@konarunningcompany.com or go to Sponsors Page for more info.

2020 Sport tech unisex T-Shirt
2020 Kona Run Shirt

2020 Race Event Medal
(NEW – With a magnetic back!)
2020 Kona Race Event Medal

Entrance to Maybury State Park for this event:

2020 Partnership between Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott & Kona Running Company


17350 Fox Drive, Livonia, MI 48152

Receive 2020 Kona Running Co. room special Corporate rates
per night as follows…


Click on Fairfield Inn logo and book your room with this
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King $189.00 $99.00
King Sofa $194.00 $109.00
Executive King Suite $204.00 $119.00

Negotiated rates do not include the current State and Local Tax of 10.5%.

Rates are non-commissionable.

Special Corporate rates are subject to hotel restrictions and are NOT Last Room Availability

*The 2020 standard rates fluctuate daily and are subject to change without notice.