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Rochester Marathon Reviews
2.5 Stars from
By ST about 2017
This is a hilly course right up to a slight up hill finish. The temperature was middle 70's. I trained on hills for my long runs and I still had trouble maintaining my pace on the second loop. The downhill's toward the end was as painful as the uphills.
I would make this a training marathon for another fall marathon if you would like a BQ. After running this, you'll be ready for the marathon you would like to qualify on.
Scenic Run along River
By EPK about 2017
First part of race heads down hill then back up to start second loop. Finish not at start and the tail end has a short but tough hill 2 just short of 2 miles from finish.
Get out in from early as course narrows onto trail.
2-3 miles in. Almost as fast to "powerwalk" last hill as it is to run. good stretch opportunity to make a strong finish.