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Gobbler Grind Marathon

Overland Park, KS

Race Dates

2017: Sunday, November 12, 2017
2016: Sunday, November 13, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Rolling Hills
Type: Mostly Out and Back
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 42°F (5°C)
Average High: 51°F (10°C)
Average Low: 33° F (0°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.67
Course Score: 98.67

Race Size

2016: 219 Finishers
2015: 192 Finishers
2014: 151 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 12.3%
2015: 6.8%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

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Course Description

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Marathon Rankings

The Gobbler Grind Marathon was the 258th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 288th largest in 2015.

Last year 12.3% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 6.8% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Gobbler Grind Marathon the 142nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 322nd highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 98.67 ranks it as the 232nd fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest course in Kansas.

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 Gobbler Grind Marathon a PR Score of 98.67. This PR Score ranks it as the 173rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest in Kansas.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1055 feet (321m)
Min Elevation: 893 feet (272m)


Ratings & Reviews for the Gobbler Grind Marathon

5 Stars from 1 Reviews

review of 2016 Gobbler Grind Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars


Small crowds, reasonably flat and fast course.

Race Tips

Run the course first so you know where the hills are located!

Logistical Tips (Hotels, Restaurants, Parking, Discounts, etc.)

Finish Time Equivalent

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