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Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 55°F (12°C)
Average High: 67°F (19°C)
Average Low: 46° F (7°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 97.75
Course Score: 97.75

Race Size

2017: 312 Finishers
2016: 356 Finishers
2015: 335 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: 8.3%
2016: 6.5%
2015: 9.6%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Gettysburg North-South Marathon course begins and ends in the borough of Gettysburg.

After turning right onto College Avenue / Mummasburg Road, the course passes through the Gettysburg Battlefield and then traverses the roads of Cumberland, Franklin, and Butler Township along quiet country roads.

There are rolling hills throughout the course.

Marathon Rankings

The Gettysburg North-South Marathon was the 176th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 196th largest in 2015.

This year 8.3% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 6.5% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Gettysburg North-South Marathon the 337th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 59th highest percentage so far in 2017.

Its Course Score of 97.75 ranks it as the 321st fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 14th fastest course in Pennsylvania.

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 Gettysburg North-South Marathon a PR Score of 97.75. This PR Score ranks it as the 279th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 13th fastest in Pennsylvania.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 780 feet (237m)
Min Elevation: 472 feet (143m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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