United Way for Southeastern Michigan’s Run United team is a group of runners, walkers and volunteers who put their feet to the pavement to better their communities. The team participates in the Detroit Free Press Marathon every October in Detroit, as well as various other events. Our Run United team works to raise funds to support our work to help households become stable and ensure children can thrive.

Members of our team have access to amazing benefits, including invitations to exclusive running events, race-weekend benefits during the Detroit Free Press Marathon, and discounts and giveaways from our friends at RUNdetroit.

When you Run United, you’re joining a team of runners and walkers who care about our community.

300+ runners in 2019

100+ volunteers in 2019

$100,000 raised in 2019

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Join more than 40,000 runners for one of the country’s only marathons that crosses international borders. Events include a full marathon, two half marathons, marathon relay, 5K and 1-mile runs.

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