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MARATHON

Oct. 13-15, 2023

Marathon News

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Oct. 13-15, 2023

Marathon News

Home » Marathon News

Canada to drop all COVID-19 entry requirements: Here’s what that means for our runners

This morning, the Government of Canada announced the removal of all COVID-19-related entry restrictions, including testing quarantine, and isolation requirements for anyone entering Canada, effective Oct. 1, 2022. The full announcement can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/36dnbuc9  This means that Detroit Free Press Marathon international

September 26th, 2022|

New Balance is back as marathon’s official brand partner

For the 14th consecutive year, New Balance will be the official brand of the 2022 Marathon. The branded Marathon gear will include a variety of clothing, including windbreakers, sweatshirts, hats and more. Additionally, Running Lab, a retailer based in Brighton that specializes in running and walking shoes,

May 25th, 2022|

Podcast or No Podcast? That is a question.

As you may have heard by now, we started a podcast at Marathon HQ (if you haven’t, you should totally check it out here)! Going behind the scenes, we’re covering different aspects of the race from the Ladies of COBO to how the medical

August 16th, 2019|

Tell Us Why!

With 26,000 runners, it’s safe to say that no two runners are the same. We all differ on our favorite parts, reasons for participating and running styles. Celebrating these differences, this July, we asked everyone to ‘in one sentence, tell us why…” for five

August 8th, 2019|

It’s T-shirt Time!

Our 2019 participant shirts are in! If you haven't already gotten a sneak peek of our shirts in the Detroit Marathon Runners or Rookie Round-up Facebook groups, we are so excited to share some pictures of our race staff wearing them here! Inspired by

July 24th, 2019|

Featured Charities

2020 Features: Friends of the Rouge Mission: To restore, protect, and enhance the Rouge River watershed through stewardship, education, and collaboration. Length of Operation: 34 years. How long have you been partnering with the marathon? 2020 will be our fifth year participating. Most heartwarming

July 15th, 2019|

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 42nd running. However, as with many large races (did you know we are Michigan’s

October 7th, 2018|

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. 

June 1st, 2018|

New Balance Runner of the Week returns in 2018!

We are so excited to announce the return of our New Balance Runner of the Week program! Starting mid-April 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

April 6th, 2018|

New For 2018!

It’s Time To Show The Motor City What We’re Made Of Celebrating our 40th Running was awesome. Now we’re determined to make Michigan’s largest road race even bigger and better.

November 2nd, 2017|

Cruise Our Race Course

Join the Detroit Experience Factory for a course tour on race weekend! A guided bus tour will take you on about 20 miles of our 26.2-mile course. A great opportunity for runners and spectators!

May 18th, 2016|

Thanks For A Great 2015!

  Thanks for taking part in Detroit's Marathon Weekend! This event would not be possible without our volunteers, sponsors and staff. Congratulations to all of our participants. You inspire us, and we hope to see you again next year!  

October 19th, 2014|

Canada to drop all COVID-19 entry requirements: Here’s what that means for our runners

This morning, the Government of Canada announced the removal of all COVID-19-related entry restrictions, including testing quarantine, and isolation requirements for anyone entering Canada, effective Oct. 1, 2022. The full announcement can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/36dnbuc9  This means that Detroit Free Press Marathon international

September 26th, 2022|

New Balance is back as marathon’s official brand partner

For the 14th consecutive year, New Balance will be the official brand of the 2022 Marathon. The branded Marathon gear will include a variety of clothing, including windbreakers, sweatshirts, hats and more. Additionally, Running Lab, a retailer based in Brighton that specializes in running and walking shoes,

May 25th, 2022|

Podcast or No Podcast? That is a question.

As you may have heard by now, we started a podcast at Marathon HQ (if you haven’t, you should totally check it out here)! Going behind the scenes, we’re covering different aspects of the race from the Ladies of COBO to how the medical

August 16th, 2019|

Tell Us Why!

With 26,000 runners, it’s safe to say that no two runners are the same. We all differ on our favorite parts, reasons for participating and running styles. Celebrating these differences, this July, we asked everyone to ‘in one sentence, tell us why…” for five

August 8th, 2019|

It’s T-shirt Time!

Our 2019 participant shirts are in! If you haven't already gotten a sneak peek of our shirts in the Detroit Marathon Runners or Rookie Round-up Facebook groups, we are so excited to share some pictures of our race staff wearing them here! Inspired by

July 24th, 2019|

Featured Charities

2020 Features: Friends of the Rouge Mission: To restore, protect, and enhance the Rouge River watershed through stewardship, education, and collaboration. Length of Operation: 34 years. How long have you been partnering with the marathon? 2020 will be our fifth year participating. Most heartwarming

July 15th, 2019|

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 42nd running. However, as with many large races (did you know we are Michigan’s

October 7th, 2018|

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. 

June 1st, 2018|

New Balance Runner of the Week returns in 2018!

We are so excited to announce the return of our New Balance Runner of the Week program! Starting mid-April 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

April 6th, 2018|

New For 2018!

It’s Time To Show The Motor City What We’re Made Of Celebrating our 40th Running was awesome. Now we’re determined to make Michigan’s largest road race even bigger and better.

November 2nd, 2017|

Cruise Our Race Course

Join the Detroit Experience Factory for a course tour on race weekend! A guided bus tour will take you on about 20 miles of our 26.2-mile course. A great opportunity for runners and spectators!

May 18th, 2016|

Thanks For A Great 2015!

  Thanks for taking part in Detroit's Marathon Weekend! This event would not be possible without our volunteers, sponsors and staff. Congratulations to all of our participants. You inspire us, and we hope to see you again next year!  

October 19th, 2014|
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