What are the Sets & the Runs? Paulo P. May 21, 2018 06:28 Updated Follow Three or four cards of the same rank are called sets. Three or more cards in sequence in the same suit are called runs. click for customer support Related articles What is the valid run? What does Deadwood mean? What is the value of the cards? How can I draw a card or discard a card? What does knock mean? When is a player able to knock? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.