In the Cut 5k Fun Run/Walk will start at the Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre (Formerly Chene Park) and proceed down Atwater through the Dequindre Cut and back. The course is certified with the USATF.

The Dequindre Cut Greenway, an urban recreational path, officially opened to the public in May of 2009. Formerly a Grand Trunk Railroad line, the Dequindre Cut is a below-street level path that runs parallel to St. Aubin Street, between Mack Avenue and Woodbridge Street just north of the Riverfront, starting at Atwater traveling to Gratiot.