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December 10, 2017
BMW Dallas Marathon Unveils New Course for 2017, Honors Race’s Origins by Including 9-Mile Lap Around White Rock Lake
New course includes a number of city landmarks including Reunion Tower, Dealey Plaza and The American Airlines Center
The 2017 BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and SMU Cox School of Business Relay unveils a new course and start/finish line that is sure to highlight Dallas’ most iconic and beautiful neighborhoods and landmarks. Race officials focused on enhancing the runner and guest experience, including adding more overall downhill miles for both races, and creating a more scenic route for participants and spectators in the updated course design.
The 47th running of the BMW Dallas Marathon features a nod to the race’s history: for the first time since 2011, marathon participants will complete the 9.3-mile full loop around White Rock Lake, site of the original Dallas Marathon in 1971.