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Fort Smith Marathon

Fort Smith, AR


Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Sunday, February 12, 2017

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 42°F (5°C)
Average High: 54°F (12°C)
Average Low: 31° F (0°C)

Historical Weather


PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 96.78
Course Score: 96.78

Race Size

2017: 112 Finishers
2016: 124 Finishers
2015: 253 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: 5.4%
2016: 4%
2015: 0.8%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Fort Smith Marathon will challenge runners as they run through historic downtown, residential neighborhoods, and paved trail. The course has many rolling hills with a few significant climbs and descents as well.


Marathon Rankings

The Fort Smith Marathon was the 358th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 242nd largest in 2015.

This year 5.4% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 4% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Fort Smith Marathon the 418th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 230th highest percentage so far in 2017.


Its Course Score of 96.78 ranks it as the 385th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 7th fastest course in Arkansas.

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 Fort Smith Marathon a PR Score of 96.78. This PR Score ranks it as the 350th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 6th fastest in Arkansas.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 647 feet (197m)
Min Elevation: 403 feet (122m)

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