The United Airlines Guam Marathon, including the marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K are out and back race courses that start and end at the Gov. Joseph Flores Memorial Park (Ypao Beach), Tumon. Runners start immediately in front of the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) in Tumon. All races proceed North on Pale San Vitores Road before taking a right hand turn on Route 14A (Tumon Bay Road). At Marine Corps Drive (K-Mart intersection) runners will take a right hand turn and head south.
5K race participants will make a U turn in front of the Century Plaza Building in Tamuning and retrace their route back to Ypao Beach in Tumon, all other runners will continue running south on Marine Corps Drive.
10K race participants will make a U turn just past the Alupang Beach Tower in Tamuning at the Trinchera Beach Park and then retrace their route back to Ypao Beach in Tumon.
Marathon and Half Marathon runners will continue to head south on Marine Corps Drive through East Hagatna and Hagatna.
Half Marathon race participants will reach the half-way point of their race on Marine Corps Drive just past the Governor's Complex, Adelup. Half Marathon runners will then make U turn and retrace their route back to Ypao Beach in Tumon.
Marathon race participants will continue to head south on Marine Corps Drive at the intersection of Marine Corps Drive and Route 11 (Cabras Island Road), runners will take a right hand turn and run in towards the commercial Port Authority of Guam. Runners will run almost to the commercial Port before making a U turn and retrace their route back along Cabras Island Road. Upon reaching Marine Corps Drive, runners will take a right hand turn and continue heading south on Marine Corps Drive. The marathon course reaches its halfway point just past the stoplight at Polaris Point. Runners will continue past Polaris Point and continue heading south until reaching the T. Stell Newman Visitor Center, at which point the marathon course makes a U turn and heads back north on Marine Corps Drive. Runners continue running north on Marine Corps Drive and run through the Cabras Island Rd. intersection. Runners do not go back into the Cabras Island Road on the return. Runners will continue north on Marine Corps Drive retracing their route all the way back to the Tumon Bay Road (K-Mart intersection), taking a left hand turn down the hill, followed by a final left hand turn onto Pale San Vitores toward Ypao Beach in Tumon for the finish.
Click here for the United Airline Guam Marathon Course Map