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Half Marathon Near Me: Tour Des Fleurs Dallas Arboretum

Updated: Sep 11, 2023

Half Marathon Near Me: Tour Des Fleurs Dallas Arboretum

Date: Saturday, September 16th, 2023

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Tours des Fleurs Dallas Half & Quarter Marathon & Festivities at the Dallas Arboretum

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The annual Tours Des Fleurs Dallas Half Marathon and Quarter Marathon take place at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. This popular Dallas, Texas event draws thousands of runners who enjoy the gardens in full bloom.

Race Weekend Schedule & Details

The half marathon kicks off at 7:00 AM with the quarter marathon starting at 7:50 AM on Saturday, September 16th at the Dallas Arboretum. Runners wind through nearly all 66 acres of gardens. The courses highlight scenic areas like the Fern Dell and Pecan Grove. Registration and more details can be found at Tour des Fleur.

Packet Pickup

Packet pickup will be available on Thursday, September 14 from 10AM-6PM and Friday, September 15 from 10AM-6PM at Luke's Locker and Athletico Physical Therapy locations. Limited race day pickup will also be available on Saturday, September 16 starting at 5:30AM at the race site. Friends and family can pick up packets for runners. Early pickup is recommended to avoid congestion. Luke's Locker will offer promotions for those who pickup there.

The Routes

The half marathon course takes advantage of the arboretum's picturesque gardens and tree-lined paths. The quarter marathon provides a shorter scenic tour. Highlights include the Spring Flower Walk, Fern Dell, and Pecan Grove. Runners will be surrounded by gorgeous floral displays.

Half Marathon Route: Distance 13.1 Miles

Tour Des Fleurs Half Marathon Route

Quarter Marathon Route: Distance 6.55 Miles

Tour Des Fleurs Quarter Marathon Route

Post-Race Festivities

After the races, festivities include a flower awards ceremony and post-race party with live music, food trucks, local beer & wine, and more. We also have the privilege of enjoying the event. Lauren Cross, CEO of Eden Hydration, will be providing electrolyte IV drips for runners after the run.

Runners and their families will have full access, all day Saturday, to the Arboretum included with their registration.

Awards & Prizes

All participants receive a floral medal. Top finishers get unique hand-painted tiles by local artisans. There's also a vintage car display with flower designs.

Food & Entertainment

There will be live music, food trucks with fresh meals, and the arboretum's beer & wine garden. Friends and family are encouraged to join, support their racer, and enjoy the fun after the fitness :)


Registration is open for the half and quarter marathons. Runners can sign up online at Tour Des Fleurs Registration to secure their spot. As one of Dallas' most popular half marathon races and quarter marathon races, interest is high, so sign up soon before it sells out!

Kids are welcome to participate and awards will be presented for the following categories.


TDF offers age group awards for the top 3 Male/Female in the following categories: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 & 70+ Overall top 3 M/F and top 3 M/F Masters for each event will receive a special prize!


I am available to help racers fine tune their fitness for the half marathon race and the quarter marathon race. Let me help you get ready with an IV Hydration Therapy service a few days before the race to support your hydration and support your overall health. You will find that my hydration services will be a game changer for your performance.

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