The Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will feature exhibitors offering 2014 marathon merchandise and the latest running footwear, apparel, nutrition, technology and much more. Plus, we’ll feature informative speakers on our stage, throughout the day. All event participants must pick up their race packets during the two-day expo.
One Washington Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226
Friday, October 17 – 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday, October 18 – 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
The Health & Fitness Expo is home to Runner Packet Pick-Up, where all 30, 000+ runners will go to gather race day essentials including their Runner Goodie Bag, bib number, timing device and event t-shirt. Show off the newest designs in running footwear, apparel and technology, as well as the latest developments in sports, fitness and nutrition.
- 50, 000 people visit/walk the show
- 75, 000 sq/ft of exhibit space
Runner Goodie Bag
The Runner Goodie Bag is a great opportunity to get your product or information directly into the hands of each runner.
- 30, 000+ bags assembled and distributed to all runners
- Insert delivery window is September 23 – September 27 (detailed instructions will be sent after your order is placed online)
- You must have your RACE NUMBER to pick up your packet. You will receive an email closer to race day with a link to retrieve your race number.
- If you do not have your race number, computers will be available in the pick up area for a registration search. If you still cannot find your number, go to the Solutions Table.
- Proceed to the pick-up area for your event (Marathon, Half-Marathon, Marathon Relay or 5K) to get your bib, t-shirt and goodie bag.
TLDNR Rant: Race Registration
Active.com makes you uncheck 40 check boxes saying.
- No I don't want to subscribe to any magazines
- no I don't want to purchase a training plan
- no I don't want to buy a poster
- no I don't want to buy a VIP package
- No I don't want to pay $10,000 for a chance to win plane tickets
(I kid you not. Every single one of these were an option I was forced to select while registering for a race)
The only packet pickup is in the Fair