After each year's marathon, we pay tribute to the star of the show... the course. Runners count on the course each year to pull them through each mile, and every year this course doesn't let them down. Mile after mile the views and the sounds help propel one to the finish line. Be on the lookout for views on the course you might recognize from a hit TV show or movie. Many of those hot spots are part of this incredible course!
Start and finish
The Start Line: 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33131. The 26.2 mile course starts and finishes in the same general area. The race will start heading north in front of the American Airlines Arena (Official home of the 2012 and 2013 NBA Champions, the Miami Heat).
The Finish Line: 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33131. Runners will finish heading north adjacent to Bayfront Park which is only 4 blocks south of the Start Line which is also known as the intersection of Biscayne & E. Flagler Street.
The truth is Miami and Miami Beach are at sea level; we have really no noticeable elevation changes. However, we do have to have a way to get from one beautiful piece of land to another without getting our feet in the water.
Miami is known for entertaining its visitors and residents, so of course we couldn't have a marathon without offering Miami-style entertainment. In fact you will be getting over 30 entertainment stations along your journey paradise.
Hotels Near The Marathon
To make your trip to Miami as comfortable as possible we reccommend these fine hotels: › Hotel Victor South Beach, › Hotel Breakwater, › The Ritz-Carlton South Beach. Or check › The list of recommended hotels in Miami.
Stay at a good hotel to be fit at the starting line, and recover well after the marathon so you can enjoy Miami.