Sunday Events

Full, Half & Ultra Marathon (50K)

*The Half Marathon and 50K Ultra Marathon events are SOLD OUT. We invite you to take part in one of our other event options taking place this December.

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!

Sunday, 12/12/2021

8:30 am

Sunday Events - Participant's Benefits with Finisher TShirt and Samuel Adams Logo

Participant Benefits

  • Donation to Scottish Rite for Children
  • Soft tri-blend participant t-shirt
  • Personalized race bib (if registered by October 31st)
  • Raffle ticket for your chance to win a new special edition 2021 BMW 4 Series Coupe
  • 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
  • Commemorative finisher’s 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 Samuel Adams & Truly (21+)
  • Exclusive $50 VIP Rewards Cash to spend on your first pair of running shoes purchased through Road Runner Sports.

Course Maps

runDallas reserves the right to change the course as needed prior to race date.

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 HERE to view 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 8.5 located at Richmond Ave. & Skillman St. – 12:15pm


  • Marathon & 50K Ultra Events
    Mile 10.5 at Tokalon Dr. & White Rock Lake Rd. near White Rock Lake – 12:40pm


  • 50K Ultra Marathon
    Mile 19.5 at Winsted Dr. & the White Rock Lake Trail – 2:15pm

Complete Your Marathon Weekend – *Weekend Series is Sold Out

Looking for a challenge? Participants can take part in both a Saturday race and a Sunday race and receive even more swag! That’s right, register for the 2021 Weekend Series and earn a bonus medal, a custom Asics finisher jacket and other amenities!

Choctaw Runners Lounge

Upgrade Your Race Weekend!

Available both Saturday, December 11th and Sunday, December 12th of race weekend.

  • Heated Private Tent Access Near the Start/Finish Line
  • Guaranteed Start in Corral A
  • Complimentary Race Day Parking
  • Pre-Race Snacks & Beverages
  • Post-Race Brunch
  • Private Restrooms
Event 2/1 to 10/31 11/1 to Event Day
Weekend Pass SOLD OUT $169 $174
Saturday Only $59 $59
Sunday Only SOLD OUT $149 $159

*Choctaw Runners Lounge passes can be purchased during online registration or by clicking HERE.

iTAB – Medal Personalization ($14)

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 online registration or by clicking HERE.


Awards are given to the top finishers in 18 categories.

Road Runners Club of America

The BMW Dallas Marathon is an RRCA National Championship Race.

The BMW Dallas Marathon follows the RRCA Fair Competition Policy. For more information about this policy, click HERE.

The BMW Dallas Marathon is an official Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Event

For more information, click HERE.

The BMW Dallas Marathon is proud to be a qualifying race for the Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age-Group World Rankings. Our 2019 results are now in the system and updated age-group rankings can be found HERE. Search by name, age group and gender to see your current ranking. The year-long rankings period offers more than 175 events in which points can be scored. To see a full list of events, click HERE. An individual’s two best scores during the series will count towards the final ranking and determine who will receive an invite to the 2021 Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Championships. 

*In order to have a chance to be invited to the World Championship, you must build a profile and ‘claim your result’.