GM to GMI: Run for the Cure


This Year

The brothers of Phi Delta Theta: Kettering University created a unique event aimed at raising funds for the LLS. This event is called GM to GMI: Run for the Cure and consists of a 65-mile relay run from General Motors’ Renaissance Center (Detroit, MI) to Kettering University (formerly General Motors Institute, Flint MI).

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This year the event took place on May 31, 2014.  It started 7:00 am at the Renaissance Center and finished around 2:00 pm at Kettering University’s Campus Center.


The Runners arrive on Campus

Brother Simmons Running the Last Leg

Event Details

The relay began at 7am on the footsteps of the Detroit River, with a cool silence in the still Detroit air. Running a total of 12-15 miles per person, each member who was not pounding the pavement was seated in a  chase vehicle, graciously loaned to the effort by GM.

The Route

The 65-mile route brought the brothers up Woodward Ave, eventually linking to Dixie Highway and then to Saginaw Road in Grand Blanc. The run was completed in just over 7 hours, with the team arriving to Kettering University around 2:30 in the afternoon.



After run

The Runners




The Runners from left to right: Tom Ondersma, Aaron Simmons, Cameron Culver, Alex Jones, Jesse Eisenmann, and Sam McManus







Inaugural Year