Sunday, February 19, 2017
Out and Back
Race Day Weather
39° F (3°C)
PR Score & Course Score
2017: 36 Finishers
2016: 23 Finishers
2015: 40 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 651st largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 554th largest in 2015.
This year 2.8% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 8.7% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.
This gives the Buzz Marathon the 253rd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 202nd highest percentage so far in 2017.
There are currently no Course or PR Scores for the Buzz Marathon. If you would like scores calculated, send a request here.
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Max Elevation: 997 feet (303m)
Min Elevation: 551 feet (167m)
Finish Time Equivalent
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