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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: Multiple Out and Backs
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: 98.89
Course Score: 98.89

Race Size

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

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 14.9%
2015: 15.1%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Eisenhower Marathon course is a double out-and-back route along rural roads. The course has gently rolling hills, but nothing significant.

Marathon Rankings

The Eisenhower Marathon was the 402nd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 412th largest in 2015.

Last 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 96th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 79th highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 98.89 ranks it as the 202nd 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 98.89. This PR Score ranks it as the 145th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 1st fastest in Kansas.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1215 feet (370m)
Min Elevation: 1136 feet (346m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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