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Race Dates

2017: Sunday, June 4, 2017
2016: Sunday, June 5, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 65°F (18°C)
Average High: 76°F (24°C)
Average Low: 54° F (12°C)

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: Request Score
Course Score: Request Score

Race Size

2016: 86 Finishers
2015: 90 Finishers
2014: No Results

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 18.6%
2015: 18.9%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Black Bear Marathon course is a double loop of a 13.1-mile route that starts and finishes on the track at Alfond Stadium on the campus of the University of Maine. The course travels through Orono and Old Town and back through the university bike path.

Marathon Rankings

The Black Bear Marathon was the 443rd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 416th largest in 2015.

Last year 18.6% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 18.9% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Black Bear Marathon the 52nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 45th highest percentage in 2015.

There are currently no Course or PR Scores for the Black Bear Marathon. If you would like scores calculated, send a request here.

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

Elevation Chart

No course elevation available at this time.

Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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