2017: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Out and Back
Race Day Weather
42° F (5°C)
PR Score & Course Score
2016: 189 Finishers
2015: 173 Finishers
2014: 207 Finishers
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The Des Plaines River Trail Marathon is on the Des Plaines River Trail - a wide, crushed gravel track, free of roots and rocks, and very flat. All of the major road crossings are managed by way of bridges or viaducts (with only 4 minor road crossings along the whole course).
The Des Plaines River Trail Marathon was the 284th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 303rd largest in 2015.
Last year 1.6% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 2.3% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.
This gives the Des Plaines River Trail Marathon the 480th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 444th highest percentage in 2015.
There are currently no Course or PR Scores for the Des Plaines River Trail Marathon. If you would like scores calculated, send a request here.
Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.
Max Elevation: 715 feet (217m)
Min Elevation: 652 feet (198m)
Finish Time Equivalent
If you ran the New York City Marathon in 3:38:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?
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