The Marathon course, which is primarily downhill, does have sections of rolling hills (from miles 2-4, 10-12 and 24-25) so please be prepared! The Marathon and Marathon Relay events start at 7am and the course closes at 1:30 p.m.
Enjoy beautiful Tucson winter weather with temperatures at the start that average in the high 30s and reaching 65-70 degrees Fahrenheit by 11 a.m. The Old West historical town of Oracle marks the starting line of this is primarily a downhill marathon. with some hills around mile 2-4, and mile 11-12 and mile 24.