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Race Dates

2017: Saturday, April 29, 2017
2016: Saturday, May 14, 2016

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

2016: 39 Finishers
2015: 27 Finishers
2014: No Results

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
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 600th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 608th largest in 2015.

Last year 10.3% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 3.7% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Chasing Jefferson Davis Marathon the 203rd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 409th highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 97.87 ranks it as the 309th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 9th 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 369th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 11th fastest in Georgia.

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

Elevation Chart

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


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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