Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon Celebrates 2012 with New Half Marathon. Registration Starts Today, January 1

Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon Celebrates 2012 with New Half Marathon. Registration Starts Today, January 1

by RunMichigan.com

Now in its 35th year, the Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon has added something new for 2012 -- an additional Half-Marathon event, to be held completely within the U.S.A. Registration for all 2012 races begins today, January 1.

According to the race organizer's website, the Chevy U.S. Half-Marathon will take place on the back half of the existing full marathon course and will begin after the majority of runners have crossed the half-way point. Further details and plans are still in development. The original International Half-Marathon is staying as is, giving runners the opportunity to cross the border or stay completely within the U.S.

2011 saw a record number of participants cruise through the streets of Detroit and Windsor for the Half-Marathon, Marathon and Relay events. With the addition of the new Chevy U.S. Half-Marathon, those numbers could increase again.

For more race and registration information about all 2012 Detroit Marathon races, visit the RunMichigan.com calendar at http://www.runmichigan.com/calendar/event_detail1.php?recordID=6251. Related Content:

2011 RunMichigan.com Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon coverage, including photos, results and interviews.

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