runcoach Training Program

Posted on: December 31, 2012

We've partnered with runcoach to provide the Official Training Program for the Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon. Enter your running background information, race distance and current fitness level to create a 100% customized training plan. Miss a week? Recalculate your schedule and get back on track instantly. Their patented system will design the perfect plan for you to get you to the starting line in peak form. Track your progress along the way and watch the interactive schedule adjust to … Read More

Keep the Memories Running

Posted on: November 26, 2012

the perfect gift for runners on your list – or, better yet, you! Know someone who ran the 2012 Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon, Half-Marathon, Relay or 5k? FinisherPix has action shots of each runner, as well as personalized video clips from different angles at the Finish Line. Just enter the name or bib number of the runner and you'll be directed to a gallery of options. For a limited time, enter discount code FPXMAS12 for 20% off your order. … Read More

2013 Marathon Planning Twitter Chat

Posted on: November 7, 2012

Starting at 9:00 AM on Thursday, November 8, the Marathon staff will be kicking off plans for the 2013 Detroit Free Press Marathon. We'd love to hear your feedback, as well as give you a little peek into what's in store for next year. Find us on Twitter at @FreepMarathon and by following the hashtag #DetMarathon13. Answer questions, share your thoughts and spur new ideas on any of the topics below. Together, let's make next year's race one we'll never … Read More

Unofficial 2012 Race Results

Posted on: October 22, 2012

Unofficial race results for the 35th Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon are now available. Official race results will be announced at a later date. Thank you for participating in this year's race. Our goal is to give every participant an extraordinary experience. This could not have happened without the tremendous support of our race volunteers and the generosity of our sponsors. Congratulations on your achievements and we look forward to seeing you next year on October 20, 2013. Unofficial Results … Read More

Live Track Runners

Posted on: October 20, 2012

Spectators and participants can live track runners on race day through the Detroit Free Press Marathon App or through our Live Tracking website. Simply enter in the name or bib number of the person you're following and track their progress in real time (according to time mats). Runners can also share their results via Twitter through both the App and Live Tracking site. Spread the word about your great accomplishment! Marathon App Live Tracking Site

Bib Numbers Now Available!

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Bib numbers are in! Follow the link below and enter your first and last name to look up your number. You will need your bib number to receive your packet at the Health & Fitness Expo on October 19 from 3:00-8:00 PM or October 20 from 10:00 AM-7:00 PM at Cobo Center, Macomb Hall, One Washington Boulevard Detroit, MI 48226. Find Your Bib Don’t forget to let your family and friends know your bib number. They can use the Detroit … Read More

Show Us Your Sign Facebook Contest

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Think you have a clever or inspiring sign for race day? Prove it by uploading a photo in our Facebook page contest. Get the most votes and you could win one of three prizes. Enter Now Official Rules: Show Us Your Sign Photo Contest NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. The Show Us Your Sign Photo … Read More

October 20th Pasta Dinner Announced

Posted on: October 5, 2012

Mark your calendars! Fort Street Presbyterian Church will be hosting a pasta dinner the night before the race from 5:00-8:00 PM. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Proceeds will benefit the Fort Street Open Door Homeless Program. Fort Street Presbyterian Church 631 W. Fort, Detroit (corner of Fort & Third, at the start-finish line) (313) 961-4533

Run to Save with Our Sponsors!

Posted on: September 24, 2012

Co-title sponsor Talmer Bank and Trust has partnered with our official gear sponsor, New Balance, for an opportunity to “Run to Save.” Download a coupon good for $10 off New Balance merchandise. Or, sweeten the deal! Sign up for Talmer Bank and Trust online banking, direct deposit, or open an ATM/Debit card – and receive a coupon for $25 off New Balance merchandise. Talmer Bank and Trust has many locations to serve your financial needs. Visit to find one … Read More

Cruise the Course Tour

Posted on: September 21, 2012

Want a sneak peek of the course prior to race day? Or maybe your family and friends are curious to see where you’ll be running? Back again for the third year is our Cruise the Course tour by bus. Our friends at D:Hive will guide you along 20 miles of the Marathon Course and include an insider’s perspective of Detroit to runners, family and friends. Make plans to block off an hour’s time during the Health & Fitness Expo on … Read More

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