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Eisenhower Marathon

Abilene, KS

Race Dates

2017: Saturday, April 8, 2017
2016: Saturday, April 9, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 50°F (10°C)
Average High: 63°F (17°C)
Average Low: 37° F (2°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.80
Course Score: 98.80

Race Size

2016: 101 Finishers
2015: 93 Finishers
2014: 138 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: 14.9%
2015: 15.1%
2014: 13%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Eisenhower Marathon course is out-and-back route along rural roads. The course has gently rolling hills, but nothing significant. The first half is a gradual net elevation gain. The second half follows the same course with a net downhill and flat last two miles.

Marathon Rankings

The Eisenhower Marathon was the 416th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 358th largest in 2014.

This year 14.9% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 15.1% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Eisenhower Marathon the 79th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 93rd highest percentage so far in 2016.

Its Course Score of 98.80 ranks it as the 218th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest course in Kansas.

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 Eisenhower Marathon a PR Score of 98.80. This PR Score ranks it as the 157th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 1st fastest in Kansas.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1274 feet (388m)
Min Elevation: 1126 feet (343m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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