Southwest Series Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, & 5K

Wednesday, November 13, 2024 • Flagstaff, AZ

Forest in Flagstaff, AZ

Known as the World’s BEST multi-day, multi-state running series, the Southwest Series Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k is one of over 75 events hosted across the United States. Running (no pun intended) from November 10th-15th, The event in Flagstaff takes place on Day four (4). 

Fast and flat. This course takes place in beautiful Flagstaff, AZ, in the middle of the grandiose 215-acre landscape of Buffalo Park. With scenic mountainous views, vast nature and greenery, and a likelihood of spotting wildlife, this course is largely on crushed gravel paths. 

Offering an early start of 6:00 am Mountain Time, this race lines runners up at the start line in Buffalo Park at 2400 N Gemini Road. Half Marathon Runners will then set their sites ahead for a 2.2-mile looping 6-lap race course, ultimately ending back where it all began. 

For those curious about the bling and swag that comes with registration, here’s the scoop… First, everyone will receive a t-shirt and other fun surprises. Next, you’ve got the medal; that is if you finish it, of course! 

Finally, if it’s your first-ever half-marathon completion, this event’s got a special finisher’s medal for you! 

Race Weather & Climate

Located in the northern reaches of Arizona, Flagstaff boasts captivating mountain scenery. Phoenix, the nearest major city, is about 145 miles to the south, offering a contrast between the serenity of the high country and the bustle of city life.

By early November in Flagstaff, winter begins to set in. Daytime temperatures hover around 48°F (9°C), while nights become much colder, with lows averaging around 18°F (-8°C). Snowfall becomes more common as the city prepares for the winter season.

On race day (November 13), the average low is 29ºF and the average high is 48ºF.

Southwest Series Race Results

Southwest Series Past Race Results

Southwest Series Course Map

See the race route map for the Southwest Series course map here.


To reserve your spot in the 2024 Southwest Series Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, & 5K, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $135.00 fee for the marathon.
  • There is a $120.00 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $45.00 fee for the 5K.
  • There is a $55.00 fee for the 10K.
  • There is a $145.00 fee for the 50K.

Southwest Series Race Website

Southwest Series Website

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