Travel Information

We are happy to provide a few important details about the 2017 Susan G. Komen Michigan 3-Day, so you can begin to make your travel plans. 

All-Crew Kick-Off
Host Hotels  
Opening Ceremony
20-Mile Walkers
Closing Ceremony
Travel FAQ
Packing List

All-Crew Kick-Off

All crew members must join us for an exciting and inspirational All-Crew Kick-Off on Thursday, August 3 at Novi Middle School.

The All-Crew Kick-Off is your chance to reunite with crew friends from past events and meet the newest members of our crew community. We’ll have games, music and other activities to build camaraderie and the Komen 3-Day spirit. You can also learn how to set up event tents and canopies, use a walkie-talkie and maybe even drive a big truck. You will receive your crew t-shirts and get the chance to have your photo taken with your team. Attendance at the All-Crew Kick-Off is required for all crew members.

2:30 p.m. – Driving and Navigation (for all crew members assigned as drivers or navigators)
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. – All-Crew Huddle
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. – Crew Team Meetings

Select crew teams will need to arrive earlier on Thursday to begin their crew responsibilities or help with set-up and check-in for the All-Crew Kick-Off. Please contact your Crew Captain to confirm your scheduled arrival time before finalizing your travel plans. There will be no shuttles on Thursday to or from the All-Crew Kick-Off to the host hotel. If you are in need of a ride, please contact your fellow crew members. 

Host Hotels

The Komen 3-Day has a group room block at local hotels for 3-Day® participants, which will include shuttle transportation from the hotel to the 3-Day event. All hotel reservations must be booked by July 17 through the link below.

Click here for details and reservations.

If you are making a reservation for Thursday and Sunday night only (or any other stays that are not consecutive nights), you will need to make two separate reservations. If you have difficulty making a reservation through the link above, please contact 3dayhotels@altour.com. All other 3-Day questions should be directed to your 3-Day coach.

Hilton

Special thanks to our partner Hilton, the Official Hotel of the 3-Day, for providing great discounted accommodations for our walkers and crew as they go on their life-changing journey to help end breast cancer.

Shuttle to Host Hotels

  • Thursday night hotel reservations include shuttle service to the Opening Ceremony on Friday morning.
  • Friday and Saturday night hotel reservations include shuttle service to and from camp on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Sunday night hotel reservations include shuttle service from the Closing Ceremony to the hotel on Sunday evening. You will need to pick up a shuttle pass from the Sunday Shuttle Tent at camp on Friday night, 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

An important note about shuttle service: If you stay at another hotel or your room is not booked through the link above, you will not receive shuttle service and are not guaranteed weekend parking at the hotel. Shuttle service from the Closing Ceremony to the host hotels will be available for a $20 charge, for those who do not have a Sunday night host hotel reservation. Personal vehicles are not allowed at any 3-Day site.

Opening Ceremony

Friday, August 4

Walled Lake Western High School
600 Beck Road
Commerce Township, MI 48390


Schedule for the Day:
5:00 a.m. – Crew members should arrive (check with your captain for the exact time).
5:30 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. - Walkers should arrive.
7:00 a.m. – Opening Ceremony begins with stretching.

20-Mile Walkers
You must pick your credential up at the 3-Day camp at Novi Middle School between 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 5. If you have not completed online check-in, you can complete check-in there between 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

You may choose to tent overnight at camp with the rest of the 3-Day participants. 

If you are staying at a host hotel under the 3-Day rate, you can take the 3-Day shuttle to camp at Novi Middle School in the morning and back to the hotel on Sunday after the Closing Ceremony.  

Closing Ceremony
Sunday, August 6
4:30 p.m.

Ford World Headquarters 
One American Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126

Your friends, family and supporters should arrive at the Closing Ceremony site at least one hour early to secure a space by the stage that will give them the best view of the program. Please let your supporters know to allow extra time for travel and parking. 

All walkers and crew members are encouraged to remain in the Participant Finish Area where you will receive your victory shirt, cheer on fellow walkers and crew members and reflect on your experience together before the dramatic victory walk into the Closing Ceremony. 

Spectator Parking: Parking for spectators is available on the north side of Ford World Headquarters, south of Hubbard, off W Road.

Taxi Services
Getting There Transportation Taxi Service: 313-502-1688
Metro Airport Car Service (Airport Shuttle Service): 248-579-5466
Motor City Cabs: 313-974-2358
Pick-Up Location for Taxi/Uber/Lyft: approximately 4641 Mercury Drive