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Baton Rouge Beach Marathon

Baton Rouge, LA

Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: Saturday, December 3, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Mostly Flat
Type: Multiple Loops
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 54°F (12°C)
Average High: 65°F (18°C)
Average Low: 44° F (6°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 99.11
Course Score: 99.11

Race Size

2017: No Results
2016: 99 Finishers
2015: 159 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 13.1%
2015: 9.5%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Baton Rouge Beach Marathon is a flat and fast, double-loop course. It begins and ends at the Beach and passes through the Louisiana State University campus, around the LSU lakes & through the shaded local roads.

Marathon Rankings

The Baton Rouge Beach Marathon was the 409th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 321st largest in 2015.

Last year 13.1% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 9.5% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Baton Rouge Beach Marathon the 124th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 204th highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 99.11 ranks it as the 171st fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 4th fastest course in Louisiana.

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 Baton Rouge Beach Marathon a PR Score of 99.11. This PR Score ranks it as the 117th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest in Louisiana.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 57 feet (17m)
Min Elevation: 13 feet (3m)


Ratings & Reviews for the Baton Rouge Beach Marathon

5 Stars from 1 Reviews

review of 2016 Baton Rouge Beach Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars


This was my first marathon ever and I love the challenge that it gave me.

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