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Eau Claire Marathon

Eau Claire, WI

Race Dates

2017: Sunday, May 7, 2017
2016: Sunday, May 1, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Rolling Hills
Type: Loop
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 56°F (13°C)
Average High: 67°F (19°C)
Average Low: 45° F (7°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.99
Course Score: 98.99

Race Size

2016: 417 Finishers
2015: 361 Finishers
2014: 316 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 8.4%
2015: 3.9%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Eau Claire Marathon course starts and finishes in Carson Park. The route utilizes our city streets and area bike trails, with multiple river crossings. The second half of the race is essentially flat or downhill until the up-and-over finish back into Carson Park.

Marathon Rankings

The Eau Claire Marathon was the 160th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 177th largest in 2015.

Last year 8.4% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 3.9% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Eau Claire Marathon the 269th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 396th highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 98.99 ranks it as the 189th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 10th fastest course in Wisconsin.

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 Eau Claire Marathon a PR Score of 98.99. This PR Score ranks it as the 133rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 7th fastest in Wisconsin.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 901 feet (274m)
Min Elevation: 769 feet (234m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

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