Saturday, May 27, 2017
Out and Back
Race Day Weather
43° F (6°C)
PR Score & Course Score
PR Score: 99.21
Course Score: 99.21
2017: No Results
2016: 2,012 Finishers
2015: 2,041 Finishers
Race Day Weather Forecast
Race Day Temperatures
High: 76°F (24°C)
Low: 55°F (13°C)
Race Start Conditions
The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. You may need to adjust your time goal, especially if you are not acclimated to higher temperatures and/or humidity.
The Bayshore Marathon course is mostly flat and one of the fastest Spring marathons.
The Bayshore Marathon starts on the grounds of Northwestern Michigan College and then winds through one mile of residential neighborhoods. Most of the race is along the waterfront beside the East Arm of Grand Traverse Bay - including Birchwood Drive, East Shore Road, Center Road (M-37) and Bluff Road. The course is flat, 100% paved and shaded along much of the route.
The Bayshore Marathon was the 42nd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 47th largest in 2015.
Last year 10.2% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 16.8% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.
This gives the Bayshore Marathon the 202nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 64th highest percentage in 2015.
Its Course Score of 99.21 ranks it as the 145th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 5th fastest course in Michigan.
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 Bayshore Marathon a PR Score of 99.21. This PR Score ranks it as the 104th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest in Michigan.
Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.