The FTC Mary Andrews Marathon: 13.1 & 26.2

Sunday, January 14, 2024 Hawthorne, FL

The FTC Mary Andrews Marathon: 13.1 & 26.2 in Hawthorne, FL

Prepare for an exhilarating run through scenic landscapes at the FTC Mary Andrews Full and Half Marathon—an event that promises speed, challenge, and the opportunity to etch your name in history. The out-and-back course, starting at the Gainesville-Hawthorne Trailhead in Hawthorne, FL, is renowned for its speed and holds the prestigious title of a Boston Qualifier.

As you lace up your running shoes, envision the chance to make history. Previous years have seen impressive records, with Matt Taddeo setting the men’s marathon record at 2:33, and Katie Nelson securing the women’s record at 2:48. The half marathon boasts equally remarkable records, with Alejandro Rivera clocking in at 1:09 for men in 2021 and Haley Hasty setting a women’s record of 1:24 in 2022. Will this be the year you leave your mark?

Join fellow enthusiasts on race day, with both the Full and Half marathons kicking off at 8 am. However, with a cap of 160 total runners for both events combined, swift registration is key. Embrace the camaraderie by forming a 4-person relay team—a unique opportunity to share the challenge and glory with friends.

For those who feel the call to contribute, volunteering opportunities abound. As a volunteer-led event operating at cost, your participation is crucial in making this race a success for the local running community. Visit the event website’s “Volunteer” tab to sign up and play a vital role in the event’s triumph.

Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner eyeing a Boston Qualification or a casual runner seeking a memorable experience, the FTC Mary Andrews Full and Half Marathon beckons. Register early, secure your spot, and get ready to race through the history-making course that awaits you!

Race Weather & Climate

Situated in Alachua County, Hawthorne, Florida, is positioned in the northern region of the state, attracting residents with its quaint small-town atmosphere and connections to the scenic lakes and state parks of the area.

In Hawthorne, Florida, on January 14th, the average high temperature is around 68°F, while the low is approximately 42°F. This is characteristic of the Florida winter, with pleasantly cool days and chilly nights. The weather is conducive to outdoor activities. Rainfall during this time is usually limited, offering pleasant, dry conditions.

The FTC Mary Andrews Marathon Race Results

The FTC Mary Andrews Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for The FTC Mary Andrews Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 8:00 AM EST.

The course closes at 1:00 PM EST.


To reserve your spot in the 2024 The FTC Mary Andrews Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $80.00 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $110.00 fee for the full marathon.
  • There is a $200.00 fee for the full marathon 4-person relay.

The FTC Mary Andrews Marathon Race Website

The FTC Mary Andrews Marathon Website

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