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Buckeye Marathon

Buckeye, AZ

Race Dates

2016: Saturday, December 10, 2016
2015: Saturday, December 12, 2015

Course Information

Profile: Downhill
Type: Point to Point
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 51°F (10°C)
Average High: 64°F (17°C)
Average Low: 39° F (3°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 101.31
Course Score: 101.31

Race Size

2015: 137 Finishers
2014: 102 Finishers
2013: No Results

BQ Percentages

2016: N/A
2015: 17.5%
2014: 14.7%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The downhill Buckeye Marathon course has a net elevation loss of 660 feet from start to finish.

Marathon Rankings

The Buckeye Marathon was the 359th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 403rd largest in 2014.

Last year 17.5% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 14.7% of runners qualified for Boston in 2014.

This gives the Buckeye Marathon the 57th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 83rd highest percentage in 2014.

Its Course Score of 101.31 ranks it as the 15th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest course in Arizona.

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 Buckeye Marathon a PR Score of 101.31. This PR Score ranks it as the 15th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest in Arizona.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1666 feet (507m)
Min Elevation: 1006 feet (306m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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