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Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: TBD

Course Information

Profile: Very Hilly
Type: Loop
Surface: Mostly on Trails
Certified?: Yes

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: None - Request Score
Course Score: None - Request Score

Race Day Weather

Mean Temperature: 69°F (20°C)
Average High: 79°F (26°C)
Average Low: 58°F (14°C)

Race Size

2017: No Results
2016: No Results
2015: No Results

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

Race Dates

2017: Saturday, June 03, 2017
2016: Saturday, June 04, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Mostly Flat
Type: Point to Point
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.12
Course Score: 98.81

Race Day Weather

Mean Temperature: 66°F (18°C)
Average High: 77°F (25°C)
Average Low: 56°F2 (13°C2)

Race Size

2017: 243 Finishers
2016: 322 Finishers
2015: 357 Finishers

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

Marathon Rankings Ridge Runner Marathon

Rankings will be listed once the results for 2016 have been posted.

There are currently no Course or PR Scores for the Ridge Runner Marathon. If you would like scores calculated, send a request here.

Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.

Marathon Rankings Sunburst Marathon

The Sunburst Marathon was the 195th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 182nd largest in 2015.

This year 11.11% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 8.70% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Sunburst Marathon the 251st highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 122nd highest percentage so far in 2017.

Its Course Score of 98.81 ranks it as the 230th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 7th fastest course in Indiana.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are slightly above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Sunburst Marathon a PR Score of 98.12. This PR Score ranks it as the 248th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 8th fastest in Indiana.

Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.

Course Description: Ridge Runner Marathon

All courses begin and end in North Bend State Park. The altitude of the area ranges from 500 ft to 1300 feet above sea level. The first portion of the race is along winding paved roads, and returns back to the park along the North Bend Rail Trail, which is similar to a dirt/gravel road that is very flat and straight.

Course Description: Sunburst Marathon

The Sunburst Marathon course is flat with a few short steep hills and one half mile incline.

Elevation Chart: Ridge Runner Marathon

Max Elevation: 975 feet (297m)
Min Elevation: 677 feet (206m)

No course elevation available at this time.

Elevation Chart: Sunburst Marathon

Max Elevation: 746 feet (227m)
Min Elevation: 662 feet (201m)


Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Sunburst Marathon in 4:13:00, the equivalent finish time for the New York City Marathon would be 4:12:25.

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Ridge Runner Marathon
Reviews: None

Sunburst Marathon

KF's review of 2012 race.   


Many water stations and Gu provided, nice course, slightly hill, but nothing extreme. Really enjoyed myself, we had great weather in 2012. The 6am start is nice hen June weather can be warm.

Race Tips

Really watch the markings,4 races going on and the markings are be color...need to make sure you closely followthem to not get of course.

Logistical Tips (Hotels, Restaurants, Parking, Discounts, etc.)

Parking is Free...lots of it for the Marathon runners, gets packed for the later races.

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