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Each year, the NKFM hosts the Trick or Feet! 5k/10k Kidney Run, Walk, & Roll. The event is a family-friendly, Halloween-themed run and the perfect kickoff to fall! The Trick or Feet! Kidney Run also draws attention to the importance of awareness, treatment, and prevention of kidney disease while raising funds in support of the NKFM’s programs and services.

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2022 Trick or Feet! Kidney Run! Click here for the race results.

Click here for photos from the event.


Sunday, October 1, 2023
Maybury State Park

49575 8 Mile Rd.
Northville, MI 48167

9 a.m. – Registration and Packet Pickup
10 a.m. – 5k Run/Walk and 10k Run begins
11:30 a.m. – ¼ Mile Mini Monster Dash (children 12 and under)

*You must have a recreational park passport to enter Maybury State Park. One can be purchased at the park’s entrance, or you can visit Michigan.gov/recreationpassport. The State Park price is $17, and can be used in all Michigan parks after Trick or Feet!*

For more information contact: Brian Christy at bchristy@nkfm.org or (734) 222-9800.

Register for the 2022 Trick or Feet! Walk, Run & Roll Today!

FAQs and Information


All participants will receive finishing medals.


Shirts are guaranteed for early-registration participants.


Awards for top 3 male and female finishers in each age group of the 5k
(17 and under, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+)
Awards for the top 5 overall male and female 10k finishers
*Awards will be given out following the completion of the 5k/10k races.

Costume Contest

Dress to impress! One of the most fun aspects of the Trick or Feet Run is the annual costume contest. Stop by the orange NKFM photo banner at the event and get your picture taken to be submitted into the contest!
Categories include:
Best Individual
Best Group (between 3-8 people in the group)
Best Kid (age 12 and under)
Cutest Furry Friend


Dogs controlled on a leash are welcome to run/walk at this event!

10k Runners

Please note that while the 5k race is open to runners and walkers, the 10k race is just for runners. The race route will close at 11:30 am (90 minutes after race start, 15:00 minute mile pace or under please).


Strollers are welcome at our event, but please note that the route is a mix of paved and unpaved surfaces and some portions of the route will not be wide or paved. If you have questions, please email bchristy@nkfm.org.

Fun Run: Timing and Distance

All Kidney Runs are “fun run” style – they are timed, but not officially measured or certified. The route is subject to last minute changes depending on weather or safety conditions. Please email bchristy@nkfm.org if you have any questions about the route, timing or distance of the race.