Quick Facts

Date: SUNDAY, December 15, 2024

Start Time: 7:00 AM, Mountain Standard Time

Packet Pickup: 
Friday, December 13 | 11:00am-5:00pm | Aravaipa Running, 2401 S. 24th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85034
Saturday, December 14 | 11:00am-7:00pm | El Conquistador Tucson, 10000 North Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85704

Shuttle Bus:
Option A (For those not staying at Host Hotel)
Park near Olive Garden at Oro Valley Marketplace
11905 N Oracle Rd
Oro Valley, AZ 85737
Shuttle buses depart from 5:00am-5:45am

Option B (For those staying at Host Hotel under race booking code)
El Conquistador Tucson
10000 North Oracle Road
Tucson, AZ 85704
Shuttle buses depart from 5:00am-5:30am

Course Brief:
The Marathon course, which is primarily downhill from Oracle to Catalina, does have sections of rolling hills (from miles 2-4, 10-12 and 24-25) so please be prepared!  

Cutoff Time:
7.5 Hours | The marathon course officially closes by 2:30pm. Cut off times will be enforced along the course.

Certified Course:
The course is USATF Certified (#AZ16022JOE) & is a Boston Marathon Qualifier.

Course Info

Course Map








Race Details


Registration is open and available online through RaceRoster until December 14 at 11:59pm. Pricing does not include applicable taxes & credit card processing fees.


PRicing information

January 19 - March 31
April 1 - June 30
July 1 - August 31
September 1 - November 15
November 16 - December 14

Aid Stations

Aid Stations, with water and Gatorade will be placed at the following locations along the course: Start, 2.4mi, 3.9mi, 6.1mi, 7.4mi, 10.3 mi, 11.6mi, 12.9mi, 15.0mi, 16.7mi, 18.9mi, 19.9 mi, 21.0mi, 21.9mi, 22.9mi, 24.0mi, 25.1mi, Finish Line. Gatorade’s Endurance Formula  is the official on-course sports drink of the Tucson Marathon, Half Marathon, 50K and Marathon Relay.


We want to thank Beast Pacing for joining us this year as our official pacing team! We will have pacers for the following marathon times. Keep an eye out for their signs and bright green shirts on race morning:


Looking to track a runner on race day? Stay tuned for a link to register for this service, which is provided by Chronotrack. Spectators will also be able to download the Athlinks app and then, by viewing a participants "results", will have the option to see which  splits a runner is between on the course map.

Important Notes

For the safety of all involved, parking and drop offs are not allowed at the starting line. All competitors must stay inside the safety cones at all times. Anyone who runs outside of the cones will be disqualified. Baby Joggers/Strollers are NOT allowed on the course at any time.  No exceptions will be made.


All finishers will receive a commemorative medal after crossing the finish line. Overall top male and female winners for the Full Marathon race will be based on the official race chip time. Awards will be given to the top overall male and female masters winners in the Full Marathon race, based on chip time.  

Age group awards are provided to the top three male and female runners in the Full Marathon in the following age brackets: Under 19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75+Awards need to be picked up on-site (Full Marathon after 11am). Be sure to check the Results Kiosk before leaving the finish line area.

RULES: The top three overall race winners, and masters winners, will receive their overall place award as well as any age-group award.

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