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Race Dates

2016: TBD
2015: TBD

Course Information

Profile: Hilly
Type: Loop
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 62°F (16°C)
Average High: 73°F (22°C)
Average Low: 51° F (10°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 95.67
Course Score: 96.14

Race Size

2016: No Results
2015: No Results
2014: No Results

BQ Percentages

2016: N/A
2015: N/A
2014: N/A

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

2014 race cancelled.

Marathon Rankings

Rankings will be listed once the results for 2015 have been posted.

Its Course Score of 96.14 ranks it as the th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the th fastest course in North Carolina.

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 Asheville Citizen-Times Marathon a PR Score of 95.67. This PR Score ranks it as the th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the th fastest in North Carolina.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 2280 feet (695m)
Min Elevation: 1944 feet (592m)


Ratings & Reviews for the Asheville Citizen-Times Marathon

5 Stars from 1 Reviews

review of 2013 Asheville Citizen-Times Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars


Tough course, many hills, especially after mile 7. Very friendly support staff, beautiful city and countryside.

Race Tips

Run hard, then run harder

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

Many great places to eat and stay in Asheville

Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Asheville Citizen-Times Marathon in 3:43:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?

See how your race times would compare on other marathon courses using the Marathon Time Converter Tool.