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Race Dates

2017: Sunday, August 6, 2017
2016: Sunday, August 21, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Very Hilly
Type: Point to Point
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 79°F (26°C)
Average High: 97°F (36°C)
Average Low: 61° F (16°C)

PR Score & Course Score

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Race Size

2016: 76 Finishers
2015: 104 Finishers
2014: 120 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 0%
2015: 1%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Extraterrestrial Full Moon Midnight Marathon is run on the fringes of the mysterious Area 51. Highway 375 has one of the highest number of reported UFO sightings.

The course elevation ranges from roughly 4000 to 5600 feet. In addition, the high desert near Rachel, NV has much cooler temperatures than the Las Vegas Valley.

Marathon Rankings

The Extraterrestrial Full Moon Midnight Marathon was the 471st largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 391st largest in 2015.

Last year no finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 1% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Extraterrestrial Full Moon Midnight Marathon the 488th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 451st highest percentage in 2015.

There are currently no Course or PR Scores for the Extraterrestrial Full Moon Midnight Marathon. If you would like scores calculated, send a request here.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 5617 feet (1712m)
Min Elevation: 4523 feet (1378m)

No course elevation available at this time.

Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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