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Race Dates

2018: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
2017: Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Mostly Flat
Type: Mostly Loop
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 67°F (19°C)
Average High: 77°F (25°C)
Average Low: 56° F (13°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 97.73
Course Score: 99.58

Race Size

2017: 273 Finishers
2016: 297 Finishers
2015: 356 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: 19.4%
2016: 19.5%
2015: 14.6%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Foot Traffic Flat Marathon is a flat, fast course in Sauvie Island (15 minutes north of Portland, OR).

If the 4th falls on a cool day, PRs and BQs will be very achievable on this fast course.

Marathon Rankings

The Foot Traffic Flat Marathon was the 207th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 184th largest in 2015.

This year 19.4% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 19.5% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Foot Traffic Flat Marathon the 45th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 48th highest percentage so far in 2017.

Its Course Score of 99.58 ranks it as the 77th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest course in Oregon.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Foot Traffic Flat Marathon a PR Score of 97.73. This PR Score ranks it as the 285th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 9th fastest in Oregon.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 49 feet (14m)
Min Elevation: 9 feet (2m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Foot Traffic Flat Marathon in 2:54:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?

See how your race times would compare on other marathon courses using the Marathon Time Converter Tool.