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Race Dates

2016: Sunday, November 6, 2016
2015: Sunday, November 1, 2015

Course Information

Profile: Pancake Flat
Type: Out and Back
Surface: Trail
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 41°F (5°C)
Average High: 47°F (8°C)
Average Low: 35° F (1°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 99.66
Course Score: 99.66

Race Size

2015: 86 Finishers
2014: 112 Finishers
2013: 90 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: N/A
2015: N/A
2014: 14.3%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The flat, out-and-back Boundary Bay Marathon course is on a gravel ocean side trail.

Typical cool race day weather and a very flat course can lead to PRs and Boston Qualifying times on this fast course if the gravel trail doesn't slow you down much.

Marathon Rankings

The Boundary Bay Marathon was the 32nd largest marathon in Canada last year and was the 26th largest in 2014.

In 2014, 14.3% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon.

It ranks 20th in Canada in the percentage of finishers achieving Boston Marathon qualifying times in 2014.

Its Course Score of 99.66 ranks it as the 7th fastest marathon course in Canada and the 1st fastest course in British Columbia.

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 Boundary Bay Marathon a PR Score of 99.66. This PR Score ranks it as the 6th fastest marathon in Canada and the 1st fastest in British Columbia.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 29 feet (8m)
Min Elevation: 8 feet (2m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Boundary Bay Marathon in 3:03:00, 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.