What are the Sets & the Runs? Paulo P. August 03, 2018 12:16 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 does knock mean? When is a player able to knock? How can I draw a card or discard a card? What is the value of the cards? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.