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Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Saturday, September 9, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Pancake Flat
Type: Multiple Loops
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 46°F (7°C)
Average High: 53°F (11°C)
Average Low: 39° F (3°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.98
Course Score: 99.48

Race Size

2017: No Results
2016: 10 Finishers
2015: 26 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 20%
2015: 11.5%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The mostly flat First National Bank of Wakefield Marathon course loops around Sunday Lake 9.5 times. There is only about a difference of 20 feet between the high and low points of the course.

Marathon Rankings

The First National Bank of Wakefield Marathon was the 693rd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 601st largest in 2015.

Last year 20% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 11.5% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the First National Bank of Wakefield Marathon the 43rd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 139th highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 99.48 ranks it as the 98th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest course in Michigan.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are slightly above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the First National Bank of Wakefield Marathon a PR Score of 98.98. This PR Score ranks it as the 141st fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 6th fastest in Michigan.

Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1532 feet (467m)
Min Elevation: 1512 feet (460m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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