Event Details

We are currently accepting registrations for up to 300 in-person participants due to the COVID-19 restrictions mandated by the MDHHS until May 24th.  We will update any changes when information becomes available.   You may also register to run the event virtually as in 2020.

We are happy to announce we will be conducting a hybrid event for 2021. Registration will be available for in-person 5k and 1 Mile as well as a virtual option. Live attendance is currently limited to 300 participants. This capacity could change as we get closer to the event.

All participants will still receive an event shirt and race bib. Registrants 12 and under will also have a medal that will be included in your race event packet.

Packet pickup and late registration will be available on Friday, June 4th at the Sterling Heights Community Center from  3:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Registration deadline to be guaranteed shirt size and packet delivered by event date is Thursday, May 27th.


Overall and age group awards for in-person 5k only.

1 Mile Start Time is 8:40 am, 5k will start at 9 am in waves.

Prices will increase.

2020 Results https://raceday.enmotive.com/#/events/ucs-sterling-heights-sos-5k/results


Register by clicking one of the two buttons on the top right corner of the website, underneath the menu tabs. CHECKS CAN BE MADE PAYABLE TO SOS 5K.



  • 5K Race/Walk participant costs are $15 for students (16 & Under) and $20 for adults (17+)

  • 1 Mile Race/Walk participation costs are $15 per person

The Race Course

You can complete your race on a treadmill, in your neighborhood, your favorite route.  There are several free apps available to track mileage on both Apple and Android