The 2012 Seattle Marathon is set to begin Sunday morning in Seattle where more than 17,000 people are expected to participate. Seattle's marathon history dates back to 1970 when just 38 runners participated, but 42 years later the marathon has turned into one of the largest in the nation. Here is a look at all the details you'll need this weekend.
Start Time: The Marathon Walk will begin at 7:15 a.m. to start things off with the Half Marathon Run at 7:30 a.m., the Half Marathon Walk at 7:45 a.m. and the Marathon Run at 8:15 a.m. launching the final wave of runners.
Weather Forecast: It will be a chilly morning for the marathon. Temperatures are expected to be in the high 30s to low 40s. Sunrise is at 7:30 a.m.
Marathon Route: You can find the complete route information here, courtesy of the Seattle Marathon's official site. The course has hilly sections and scenic views of downtown Seattle and Lake Washington.