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Emerald Isle Marathon

Emerald Isle, NC


Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 55°F (12°C)
Average High: 65°F (18°C)
Average Low: 45° F (7°C)

PR Score & Course Score

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Race Size

2017: 171 Finishers
2016: 171 Finishers
2015: 166 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: 14.6%
2016: 13.5%
2015: 9.6%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

This is the 4th annual race for Emerald Isle. We have a sanctioned marathon, half marathon and a 5K on March 25, 2017 benefitting the Crystal Coast Autism Center and Emerald Isle Bike and Pedestrian Path! We host over 1600 runners from across the US, France, Japan and Ethiopia. We look forward to hosting you in March!


Marathon Rankings

The Emerald Isle Marathon was the 305th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 311th largest in 2015.

This year 14.6% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 13.5% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Emerald Isle Marathon the 120th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 57th highest percentage so far in 2017.


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Elevation Chart

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Ratings & Reviews: None




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