BMW Dallas Marathon FAQs

General FAQs

When is the 2018 BMW Dallas Marathon?

The 2018 BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon, Ultra (50K) & SMU Cox School of Business Relay will be held on Sunday, December 9th.

What time does the race start?

Start time for runners in the marathon, half marathon, ultra and marathon relays is 8:30 a.m. All participants will be assigned a corral and corral loading time.

What if race day weather is bad?

The BMW Dallas Marathon is held rain or shine. Weather forecasts will be monitored prior to the event, with special attention placed on the possibility of heavy rain, thunder and lightning, high winds and extreme temperatures. If necessary, participants will be made aware of these conditions and possible dangers that could result via the BMW Dallas Marathon website, as well as through other means of communication such as e-mail, social media and public-address announcements.

Race officials, in consultation with the city of Dallas, National Weather Service and other officials, will monitor the weather and decide if any action will be taken to modify the race. Visible lightning will cause the race to be delayed.

If the race is canceled, it will not be re-scheduled. BMW Dallas Marathon refunds and/or deferrals will not be made by the Dallas Marathon in the case of inclement weather cancellations.

Is there a marathon and half marathon time limit?

Yes, there is a time limit. Click HERE to read more about it.

Is it possible to run on a relay team and also continue to run the full or half marathon?

Yes, you can run both the first leg of the relay race and then continue the marathon or half marathon course. You will need to be entered in both events and wear your relay bib over your marathon/half marathon bib number. Once you hand off at the first relay exchange zone you must remove your relay bib and can then continue with the marathon/half marathon race.