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Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Saturday, April 29, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Rolling Hills
Type: Point to Point
Surface: Mostly on Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 69°F (20°C)
Average High: 81°F (27°C)
Average Low: 58° F (14°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 96.08
Course Score: 97.87

Race Size

2017: 37 Finishers
2016: 39 Finishers
2015: 27 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: 5.4%
2016: 10.3%
2015: 3.7%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The rolling, point to point Chasing Jefferson Davis Marathon course consists of approximately 22 miles on paved roads and the rest on dirt roads.

The marathon starts in Abbeville, GA and ends at the Jefferson Davis Memorial Historic Site in Fitzgerald, Georgia.

Marathon Rankings

The Chasing Jefferson Davis Marathon was the 584th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 592nd largest in 2015.

This year 5.4% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 10.3% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Chasing Jefferson Davis Marathon the 199th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 238th highest percentage so far in 2017.

Its Course Score of 97.87 ranks it as the 322nd fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 11th fastest course in Georgia.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Chasing Jefferson Davis Marathon a PR Score of 96.08. This PR Score ranks it as the 379th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 12th fastest in Georgia.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 403 feet (122m)
Min Elevation: 213 feet (64m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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