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Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Sunday, October 8, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Rolling Hills
Type: Loop
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 53°F (11°C)
Average High: 64°F (17°C)
Average Low: 43° F (6°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.80
Course Score: 98.80

Race Size

2017: No Results
2016: 191 Finishers
2015: 227 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 7.3%
2015: 14.1%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

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Course Description

No course description available at this time.

Marathon Rankings

The Barrel Marathon (formerly Peoria) was the 280th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 256th largest in 2015.

Last year 7.3% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 14.1% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Barrel Marathon (formerly Peoria) the 313th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 95th highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 98.80 ranks it as the 232nd fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 10th fastest course in Illinois.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are within the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Barrel Marathon (formerly Peoria) a PR Score of 98.80. This PR Score ranks it as the 167th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 6th fastest in Illinois.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 680 feet (207m)
Min Elevation: 491 feet (149m)


Recent Barrel Marathon (formerly Peoria) Reviews

3 Stars from 1 Reviews
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review of 2016 Barrel Marathon (formerly Peoria).   

3 / 5 Stars


Race Tips

Watch out for the cemetery one huge hill

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

Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Barrel Marathon (formerly Peoria) in 4:10:00, 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.