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Gate City Marathon

Nashua, NH

Race Dates

2017: Sunday, May 21, 2017
2016: Sunday, May 15, 2016

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

2016: 173 Finishers
2015: 64 Finishers
2014: No Results

BQ Percentages

2016: 14.5%
2015: 7.8%
2014: N/A

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 491st largest marathon in the U.S. last year.

This year 14.5% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 7.8% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Gate City Marathon the 276th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 76th highest percentage so far in 2016.

Its Course Score of 98.20 ranks it as the 283rd 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 280th 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)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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