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Capital City Marathon

Olympia, WA


Race Dates

2017: Sunday, May 21, 2017
2016: Sunday, May 15, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 53°F (11°C)
Average High: 65°F (18°C)
Average Low: 42° F (5°C)

Historical Weather


PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 96.94
Course Score: 96.94

Race Size

2016: 314 Finishers
2015: 294 Finishers
2014: 281 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 10.8%
2015: 14.3%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Capital City Marathon course only has some minor changes to the previous course. There are still plenty of rolling hills on the course with a nearly mile long downhill to the finish.


Marathon Rankings

The Capital City Marathon was the 202nd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 220th largest in 2015.

Last year 10.8% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 14.3% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Capital City Marathon the 180th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 90th highest percentage in 2015.


Its Course Score of 96.94 ranks it as the 370th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 26th fastest course in Washington.

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 Capital City Marathon a PR Score of 96.94. This PR Score ranks it as the 334th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 25th fastest in Washington.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 196 feet (59m)
Min Elevation: 14 feet (4m)

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