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Chasing the Unicorn Marathon

Washington Crossing, PA

Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: TBD

Course Information

Profile: Mostly Flat
Type: Multiple Out and Backs
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 74°F (23°C)
Average High: 84°F (28°C)
Average Low: 64° F (17°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 94.99
Course Score: 99.67

Race Size

2017: No Results
2016: No Results
2015: 180 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: N/A
2015: 22.2%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

**There will not be a Chasing the Unicorn Marathon in 2016**

The Chasing the Unicorn Marathon course is a double out-and back along the historic Delaware Canal State Park towpath trail. The course runs from Washington Crossing Historic Park north to the southern edge of New Hope, Pennsylvania, turning around near Che Odette's, back to the start line, and then completing the same out and back.

The first and last half miles and a half mile of each lo0p are on paved surface. The rest of the loop is packed crushed argulite (think cinder high school track surface).

There is only approximately 22 feet difference between the highest and lowest elevation points on the course.

Marathon Rankings

Rankings will be listed for 2017 at the end of the year.

In 2015, 22.2% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon.

It ranks th in the U.S. in the percentage of finishers achieving Boston Marathon qualifying times in 2015.

Its Course Score of 99.67 ranks it as the th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the th fastest course in Pennsylvania.

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 the Unicorn Marathon a PR Score of 94.99. This PR Score ranks it as the th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the th fastest in Pennsylvania.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 59 feet (17m)
Min Elevation: 42 feet (12m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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