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Sunday Events

Full (26.2M), Half Marathon (13.1M), Half Marathon Walk (13.1M) & 50K Ultra Marathon (31M)

Sunday’s race course will begin and end in Downtown Dallas and will highlight the best areas of the city. Along the way, runners will pass through various popular neighborhoods with exciting cheer stations and on-course entertainment before finishing the race at Dallas City Hall Plaza!

*The BMW Dallas Marathon is a Boston Marathon qualifier (USAT&F Certification #TX21063LAB).

Sunday, December 15, 2024

8:00 am

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Participant Benefits

Participant Benefits

  • Donation to Scottish Rite for Children
  • Soft two-blend short-sleeve participant shirt
  • Personalized race bib (*if registered by October 31st)
  • High-energy start and finish line experience
  • First-class course highlighting the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods, entertainment districts and iconic Dallas landmarks
  • Course entertainment to help motivate you along the way
  • Finishers medallion for all finishers (see additional custom option below)
  • Long-sleeve performance blend finisher shirt (event specific)
  • Admission to the Post-Race Party featuring music, food, beverages and complimentary beer (participants 21+)
EIGHT LIGHT BEER MADE RIGHT

Course Map

The BMW Dallas Marathon Festival reserves the right to change the course as needed prior to race date.

Rules and Time Limit

Rules and Time Limit

In accordance with the guidelines issued by USA Track & Field and Wheelchair Sports USA, only runners, walkers and wheelchair participants will be allowed on the course. See the official rules for a complete list of course guidelines. Click below to read the time limits for each race. Runners must be 16 years or older to participate in the Marathon or Ultra Marathon.

*Please note the following cut-off locations & times that runners will need to reach before the course is officially closed. We will offer SAG operations for anyone needing assistance back to Dallas City Hall Plaza.

  • All Events
    Course Split at Mile 7.9 located at Richmond Ave. & Greenville Ave. – 11:15am

  • 50K Ultra Marathon
    Mile 19.5 at Winsted Dr. & the White Rock Lake Trail – 1:00pm

Choctaw Runners Lounge

Choctaw Runners Lounge

Upgrade Your Race Weekend - Limited Space Available

Single-day options include Saturday, December 14th (6:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) and Sunday, December 15th (6:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.); 2-day passes are also available

VIP amenities include:

  • Heated Private Tent Access Near the Start/Finish Line
  • Complimentary Race Day Parking
  • Pre-Race Snacks & Beverages
  • Post-Race Brunch
  • Climate-Controlled Restrooms

Special thanks to:

Choctaw Casino & Resort Durant

EventMay 1-31, 2024
Saturday Only (12/14)$49
Sunday Only (12/15)$109
Both Days (12/14 & 12/15)$139

Choctaw Runners Lounge passes can be added during registration or by clicking HERE.

iTab - Medal Personalization

iTAB – Medal Personalization ($22)

Personalize your commemorative BMW Dallas Marathon Festival medal with an iTAB Ribbon Hanger, engraved with your name and finish time. Add iTAB to your registration and your iTAB will be mailed to you shortly after race day.

The iTab can be purchased during registration or by clicking HERE.

Awards

Awards

Awards are given to the top finishers in 18 categories.

Elite Application

Thank you for your interest in competing as an elite in the BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon or 50K Ultra Marathon on Sunday, December 15, 2024. Elite runners are required to complete an application for entry no later than November 1st by clicking the link below. Elite entry is limited and based on a first come, first serve basis. Note, final selection is based upon a number of factors, including finishing times, and is at the sole discretion of the BMW Dallas Marathon Festival.

2024 Elite Qualifying Times:

Men
Half Marathon - Sub 1:12
Marathon - Sub 2:38
50K Ultra Marathon - Sub 3:30

Women
Half Marathon - Sub 1:23
Marathon - Sub 3:08
50K Ultra Marathon - Sub 4:00

Pricing

EventMay 1-31, 2024
Marathon$139
Half Marathon - Run or Walk$129
50K Ultra Marathon$149
REGISTER

*Packet pick-up for the Sunday Events will take place at the Health & Fitness Expo on Friday, December 13, 2024 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 14, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Need to confirm your 2024 registration? Click HERE.