Running on Vacation: 5 Tips to Keep you on Track

For most of us, Memorial Day weekend marks the start of Summer and more importantly, (more…)

New Balance Runner of the Week returns in 2019!

We are so excited to announce the return of our New Balance Runner of the Week program! Starting on May 17th, we’ll be highlighting our runners and walkers up until race day and sharing their stories with you.

To be featured as one of our New Balance Runners of the Week, simply tag us in your photos on social media. Make sure to use #freepmarathon #RunneroftheWeek so we know to enter you into the drawing. The more times you tag us in posts, the better. We’re looking for inspiring stories, awesome training pictures and dedicated runners and walkers. Or, if you’d like to nominate someone for our New Balance Runner of the Week, just email lyanuszesk@michigan.com with the subject line “ROTW Nomination.”

Each New Balance Runner of the Week will receive an awesome prize pack, to include:

  • Beanie from New Balance Detroit
  • 1 Sprinter Stick From The Stick

In addition to these great prizes, each New Balance Runner of the Week will have their story featured in the Detroit Free Press online and in Sunday’s paper. Read all about last year’s winners here.

 

Press Release: TCF Bank Secures Sponsorship of the Detroit Free Press Marathon

High School Alumni To Battle it Out in Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon Relay

Two teams.  Two rivalries.  Two groups of friends.  One high school.  One marathon relay.  Who will be victorious in this year’s event?

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WHTI-Compliant Documentation & Registration

A note about your registration if you’re registering for an international event: (more…)

Goodbye 2018!

Another year for the books!

What a year it’s been! As our 41st running and 2018 comes to a close, we want to take a moment to look back (more…)

Race Day Etiquette

As we draw nearer to Detroit’s Marathon Weekend we’re reminded of just how many people will be joining us Detroit! Over 26,000 runners, walkers and wheelers will be celebrating our 41st running. However, as with many large races (did you know we are Michigan’s largest race?!), there are a few things everyone should remember! (more…)

Oh Shirt, We Got Mail!

Our 2018 participant shirts are in! (more…)

Hello, Saturday!

Saturday is shaping up to be stellar, folks! We’re so excited to announce all the details for our races on Saturday, October 20th. 

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Less Than 200 Days To Go!

Welcome to Spring – we’re one season closer to Marathon Weekend! We’re less than 200 days out and (more…)