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Race Dates

2017: Saturday, September 16, 2017
2016: Saturday, September 10, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Pancake Flat
Type: Multiple Out and Backs
Surface: Trail
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 72°F (22°C)
Average High: 81°F (27°C)
Average Low: 64° F (17°C)

PR Score & Course Score

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Race Size

2016: 122 Finishers
2015: 162 Finishers
2014: 172 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 3.3%
2015: 11.7%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Abebe Bikila Day International Peace Marathon is a very flat, double out-and-back course on the C & O Towpath. The course consists of gravel and dirt maintained paths.


Marathon Rankings

The Abebe Bikila Day International Peace Marathon was the 364th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 315th largest in 2015.

Last year 3.3% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 11.7% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Abebe Bikila Day International Peace Marathon the 443rd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 136th highest percentage in 2015.


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Elevation Chart

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Ratings & Reviews: None




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