No, we are sorry but for safety reasons we cannot offer an early start. There are areas of the course where you will not be protected from traffic with an early start. Anyone starting a race before the official start time will be disqualified.
- The Marathon course will remain closed to traffic for 6 1/2 hours.
- The Half Marathon course will remain closed to traffic for 3 1/4 hours.
- Participants taking over 15 minutes per mile may be asked to move to the sidewalk.
- The electronic timing system will remain open for 7 1/2 hours.
- Everyone finishing in 7 1/2 hours will receive an official finishing time.
- We do not guarantee that the Gatorade or Medical Aid Stations will be open longer than the 15 minute per mile pace.