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Race Dates

2017: Sunday, April 30, 2017
2016: Sunday, May 1, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Hilly
Type: Out and Back
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 55°F (12°C)
Average High: 69°F (20°C)
Average Low: 42° F (5°C)

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: Request Score
Course Score: Request Score

Race Size

2016: 100 Finishers
2015: 102 Finishers
2014: 85 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 6%
2015: 4.9%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Downtown River Run Marathon course starts under the Downtown Reno Arch. The course fairly fast with a total of 411 feet elevation gain and the last 6 miles are downhill or flat.


Marathon Rankings

The Downtown River Run Marathon was the 408th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 404th largest in 2015.

Last year 6% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 4.9% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Downtown River Run Marathon the 350th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 377th highest percentage in 2015.


There are currently no Course or PR Scores for the Downtown River Run Marathon. If you would like scores calculated, send a request here.

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


Elevation Chart

No course elevation available at this time.




Ratings & Reviews: None




Finish Time Equivalent

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