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Gate City Marathon

Nashua, NH


Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Sunday, May 21, 2017

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 58°F (14°C)
Average High: 71°F (21°C)
Average Low: 45° F (7°C)

Historical Weather


PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 97.71
Course Score: 98.20

Race Size

2017: 191 Finishers
2016: 173 Finishers
2015: 64 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: 15.2%
2016: 14.5%
2015: 7.8%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Gate City Marathon is a rolling course that consists of four distinct loops of the Nashua area.


Marathon Rankings

The Gate City Marathon was the 302nd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 482nd largest in 2015.

This year 15.2% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 14.5% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Gate City Marathon the 102nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 50th highest percentage so far in 2017.


Its Course Score of 98.20 ranks it as the 294th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 4th fastest course in New Hampshire.

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 Gate City Marathon a PR Score of 97.71. This PR Score ranks it as the 289th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 4th fastest in New Hampshire.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 267 feet (81m)
Min Elevation: 115 feet (35m)

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