2017: Sunday, February 19, 2017
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Out and Back
Race Day Weather
39° F (3°C)
PR Score & Course Score
2016: 22 Finishers
2015: 40 Finishers
2014: 53 Finishers
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The Buzz Marathon is held on an out-and-back course on paved road with dirt and packed gravel shoulders. The course has with breathtaking views of oak-studded hillsides, Salinas and Nacimiento Rivers and abundant Central Coast wildlife. The course starts and finishes at about 620 feet with high and low points of 550 feet and 1000 feet.
The Buzz Marathon was the 561st largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 504th largest in 2014.
Last year 2.5% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 5.7% of runners qualified for Boston in 2014.
This gives the Buzz Marathon the 444th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 324th highest percentage in 2014.
There are currently no Course or PR Scores for the Buzz Marathon. If you would like scores calculated, send a request here.
Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.
Max Elevation: 997 feet (303m)
Min Elevation: 551 feet (167m)
Finish Time Equivalent
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