Find Your Bib Number

Posted on: October 10, 2014

Bib numbers are here!!! To locate yours, just follow the link below and enter your first and last name to pull up your number. Bib Number Lookup Please bring this number with you to receive your packet at the Health & Fitness Expo. BUT just in case you forget it, we will also have computers available at the Expo to look up your bib number!! REMEMBER: ALL runners MUST show up in person (no family members, friends or teammates) for picking up his/her packet at the Expo. No exceptions! … Read More

Track Your Runner!!

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To track any runner you know during our Marathon today, just click on the “TRACK YOUR RUNNER” link to your right here on our home page under the “More Marathon News” section and enter in the runner’s name/bib number to pull up. You can also download the FREE “Detroit Free Press” app on your iPhone and Android for even easier RUNNER TRACKING!!

Important Updates for 2014

Posted on: September 23, 2013

Looks like 2014 is shaping up to be our best race yet! Thanks to your feedback we’ve added many exciting updates to our event already with more announcements in the months to come. Between a new event, new date, new courses, new charities and new ways to fundraise, take a look at some of the things you can expect to see for next year: Save the Dates Health & Fitness Expo – October 17-18, 2014 Race Days – October 18-19, … Read More

2013 Participant Shirt Exchange

Posted on: October 29, 2013

New Balance Detroit stores are taking official race shirt exchanges, in-store only, now through November 30. If you received the wrong size/gender/event, bring your shirt to either store for an exchange. Shirt supplies are limited and will be handled on a first-come, first-serve basis. To our Canadian friends or out-of-state runners only, please call 800-903-0919 for mailing options. Locations: 37606 W. 12 Mile Road Farmington Hills, MI 48331 (248) 324-0506 821 E. Big Beaver Rd. Troy, MI 48083 (248) 740-9221 … Read More

What’s New for 2014

Posted on: December 29, 2013

Looks like 2014 is shaping up to be our best race yet! Thanks to your feedback we’ve added many exciting updates to our event already with more announcements in the months to come. Between a new event, new date, new courses, new charities and new ways to fundraise, take a look at some of the things you can expect to see for next year: Save the Dates Health & Fitness Expo – October 17-18, 2014 Race Days – October 18-19, … Read More

Track a Runner

Posted on: October 20, 2013

Track a Runner This year’s 2014 runner tracking can be found on our FREE “Detroit Free Press” mobile app. Just look it up on iPhone or Android devices in your app store or access it using the links below: Apple iPhone users click here! Android users click here! AND you can also access the tracking and results on our link at freep.xacte.com. This webpage is both desktop and mobile friendly, making it accessible from anywhere at anytime. Search for runners Track a runners’ live progress (based … Read More

New Start Time for U.S.-Only Half-Marathon

Posted on: August 9, 2013

After a successful introduction of the U.S.-Only Half-Marathon in 2012, we are building on the excitement with updates to the start time and prize money. Thanks to runner feedback and careful runner flow studies, we have moved the start time forward one hour to 10:00 AM. Runners now have four hours to complete the back half of the full marathon course, taking them through Indian Village, along historic Belle Isle and out into the open of Detroit's scenic RiverWalk. Additionally, … Read More

Find Your Bib Number

Posted on: October 8, 2013

Bib numbers COMING SOON! Follow the link below and enter your first and last name to look up your number. You will need this number to receive your packet at the Health & Fitness Expo. We will also have computers available at the Expo to look up your bib number just in case you forget it! REMEMBER: ALL runners are responsible for picking up their own packets at the Expo. No exceptions. Health & Fitness Expo Cobo Center Macomb Hall … Read More

Recommended ID Carrier

Posted on: August 2, 2013

As a reminder, if you are in an event that crosses the U.S./Canada border, and 16 years of age or older, you will need a passport, passport card or enhanced drivers license (“EDL”). U.S. and Canadian children under the age of 16 participating in the Relay will be able to present the original or a copy of their birth certificate or other proof of U.S. citizenship such as a naturalization or citizenship card. If for any reason (for example, emergency, carrying backpack) … Read More

Training Q&A with Olympian Kate O’Neill Tenforde

Posted on: July 29, 2013

Join us on Tuesday, July 30 from 12:00-1:00 PM for a live Q&A to answer all of your training questions. How often should you run each week? What cross-training activities are the most beneficial? 2004 Olympian Kate O'Neill Tenforde will be available to answer your questions about training or running in general on our Facebook page. Kate currently works with runcoach, our official training program. Tap in to her experience to help you get to race day well-trained, healthy and … Read More

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