Whether you are an avid runner or are looking to dust off the running sneakers and get in better shape, consider running for Team Big Defenders in the Belleville Main Street Marathon & Half Marathon on September 30th, 2023 and give your miles meaning!

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Why run for Team Big Defenders? By running with us, you not only get the incredible experience of crossing the finish line on race day, but you will be surrounded by encouragement and be a part of a larger community of support from the start to finish. All we ask is that each of our team members fundraise $250 by race day. In return, we provide you:

  • Race entry fee reimbursement (up to $75)
  • Weekly group training on Saturday mornings 
  • Fundraising support and personal website
  • Amazon gift cards to top monthly and overall fundraisers
  • Official team race singlet
  • Post-race team celebration
  • An official cheer station on race day
  • Complimentary post race stretch and massage by licensed professional
  • Start to finish encouragement and support 


To take the first step in joining Team Big Defenders, please fill out our interest form. Note: By filling out this form you are not officially registered in the Belleville Main Street Marathon & Half Marathon.  To complete your registration you must go to the official race website.