2018: Sunday, October 21, 2018
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Mostly Out and Back
Race Day Weather
40° F (4°C)
PR Score & Course Score
PR Score: 95.57
Course Score: 95.57
2017: 186 Finishers
2016: 226 Finishers
2015: 253 Finishers
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The hilly and challenging Columbia Gorge begins on the banks of the Columbia River; The course then winds up and through the Columbia River Gorge on the old scenic highway - past waterfalls, amazing vistas and colorful fall foliage.
The Columbia Gorge Marathon was the 271st largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 245th largest in 2016.
Its Course Score of 95.57 ranks it as the 413th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 10th fastest course in Oregon.
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 Columbia Gorge Marathon a PR Score of 95.57. This PR Score ranks it as the 392nd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 10th fastest in Oregon.
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