What are the Sets & the Runs? Paulo P. October 15, 2018 19:39 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 knock mean? When is a player able to knock? What does Deadwood mean? What is the value of the cards? How many decks are there in the game? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.