Marathon Weekend

Reminder this Sunday is the Detroit Free Press/Flagstar Bank Marathon. The 26.2 miles covering Detroit and Windsor is one of the top ranked marathons in North America. And it features the only international underwater mile in the world of marathon racing.

The race traverse much of Detroit so be prepared on Sunday to find alternate routes. Or to get out of your car and cheer as the runners go by.

3 Comments so far

  1. Jeppy (unregistered) on October 20th, 2005 @ 8:31 am

    For the underwater segment of the marathon, do the participants get to use flippers?

  2. lance (unregistered) on October 20th, 2005 @ 4:41 pm

    the underwater part is through the tunnel

  3. Jeppy (unregistered) on October 21st, 2005 @ 5:05 am

    “the underwater part is through the tunnel”

    Are you sure? I could have sworn that last year, lots of the participants wore scuba-gear and flippers…

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