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Every year, we pay tribute to the star of the show — the course. Mile after mile, the tropical views and the sights and sounds of the city help propel runners to the finish line.

Choose Your Distance

Miami Marathon

26.2 miles on a USTAF-certified, flat, single-loop and Boston-qualifying course* with exhilarating views alongside the water and a finish at Bayfront Park.

*More information on Boston qualification standards.

Half Marathon

13.1 spectacular miles along the same course and with the same finish line as the full marathon.

Tropical 5k

3.1 miles of water-lined vistas — perfect for a warmup or a nice race in the beautiful South Beach.

Race Etiquette
While you are the star of the show on race day, you are not the only one! Please be kind and courteous to your fellow runners and uphold proper race etiquette.

Check out some tips from race co-founder Frankie Ruiz.

Course Features


From medical assistance to severe weather updates, we have you covered every step of the way.

Aid Stations

Our aid stations will provide water and Gatorade Endurance Formula at each station along the course.


It wouldn’t be Miami without entertainment and we’re bringing the energy all along the entire course.

Traffic Advisory


Downtown/Brickell:           5:00 am – 2:00 pm
MacArthur Cswy EB:         
5:00 am – 8:15 am
Miami Beach Area:             
5:00 am – 10:00 am
Venetian Cswy:                   6:00 am – 10:00 am
6:30 am – 12:00 pm
Coconut Grove Area:         
7:00 am – 1:00 pm

We recommend all those wishing to enter to enter or exit Miami Beach between 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM utilize the Julia Tuttle Causeway. Roads will be closed and managed by Miami, Miami Beach, Miami Dade County Police Departments who will assist traffic through intersections between gaps of runners. Subject to change.

Marathon & Half Traffic Advisory Notice
Tropical 5K Traffic Advisory Notice

Watch your step!

While the course is well-marked and we do our best to have the streets buttoned up, so to speak, there are some areas we’d like to call out for runners to have on their radar.

Entering the MacArthur Causeway – construction on the on-ramp shortly after start
Ocean Drive & Venetian Causeway – raised traffic bumps (see right)
Downtown Miami – construction around courthouse (approx. mile 12.7)

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