Detroit, MI 48226, USA
(Tentative) Disabilities Division 6:58 a.m.
International Half-Marathon Run/Walk & Marathon Relay 7 a.m.
5K 9 a.m.
U.S.-only Half-Marathon & Kids Fun Run 10:30 a.m.
$30-$300 until March 2
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My year. My race. My Detroit. Are you ready to run?
The marathon may happen during the third weekend of October, but the journey brings out the best in people yearround. Get ready to join 30,000 of your newest running friends at the Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon’s 43rd annual run.
Join the thousands who run for their own reasons and support each other every step of the way. The Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon is Michigan’s largest road race and the only race to cross international borders twice. From the new runner to the more seasoned marathoner, there is a race for everyone. Participants can join the competitive 1-Mile, 5K or Meijer Kids Fun Run on Saturday, October 17, or the Full Marathon, International Half-Marathon, U.S.-Only Half-Marathon and Marathon Relay on Sunday, October 18. This year is the 43rd running of the event.
Nearly 4,000 of the participants are expected to run to raise over $2 million for more than 40 charities. The race, which runs throughout the streets of Detroit and Windsor, Canada, is the largest running race of its kind in the State of Michigan and is celebrating its 43rd year of competition. This year’s Marathon will draw runners from countries as far away as Nigeria, Sweden and Taiwan.
About the sponsor:
TCF National Bank (TCF Bank), a subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation (TCF) (NYSE: TCF), announced it will be the co-titled sponsor of the Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon. “Giving back to the communities we serve is important to all of us at TCF Bank, and sponsoring the Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon is one way we can continue this strong tradition in the city of Detroit and throughout Michigan,” said Michael Jones, executive vice president, consumer banking at TCF Financial Corporation. “Alongside team members from our offices and 50 branches in Michigan, we look forward to bringing the community together to create memorable experiences that showcase the beauty of Detroit and to celebrate the strength and perseverance of runners.”