Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon Partners with Lydiard™ Foundation, Running Lab and Gazelle Sports

(DETROIT) May 10, 2017 – Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon, Lydiard™ Foundation, Running Lab and Gazelle Sports are pleased to announce a partnership to bring personalized training programs to runners training for the Full Marathon, International Half-Marathon, U.S.-Only Half-Marathon, Marathon Relay and 5K. Based upon the Lydiard™ Method, developed by Master Coach Arthur Lydiard, participants will be able to train with local certified coaches via training groups managed by Gazelle Sports and Running Lab.


Sometimes, Shirt Happens…

Dear Runners,

As we near race day of our 39th annual Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon, we have some disappointing news to share. (more…)

Detroit Free Press and Talmer Bank Extend Marathon Partnership

Talmer Bank signs on as co-title sponsor for an additional three years. The extension, through 2019, will result in nine consecutive years.


2015 Media Advisory

In its 38th year, Marathon organizers continue to improve weekend events.


Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Enhances Schedule for 2014


In its 37th year, Marathon organizers offer events across the entire weekend.