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Detroit Free Press Marathon 2023 Registration Now Open!

We are pleased to announce that the Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s will be a charity partner for the 2023 Detroit Free Press Marathon. Registration is now open! Race weekend will be October 13-15, 2023 and includes the following distances:

· Full Marathon 26.2 Miles

· International Half-Marathon 13.1 Miles

· U.S.-Only Half-Marathon 13.1 Miles

· Marathon Relay (Complete the marathon with friends!)

· Competitive 1-Mile

· 5K

· And the Meijer Kids Fun Run!

You can sign up for any of these distances and raise funds for the Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s while you train/race! Please remember to choose the Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s as your charity when you sign up. All members of the Team 23 running team who raise a minimum of $500 on a fundraising platform GivenGain will receive a Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s dri-fit shirt!

You can see full event details at:

For a recap of Team23 at the 2022 Detroit Free Press Marathon click here.

We hope you will join us by running together in the fight against Parkinson’s Disease. For further questions please email

Volunteers Needed!

We are looking for volunteers for the Detroit Free Press Marathon representing the Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s. You can sign up at this link for shifts between October 12th and 15th here.

Please ensure when filling out the form that you choose the Foundation in the dropdown to get credit.