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Race Dates

2018: Sunday, November 11, 2018
2017: Sunday, November 12, 2017

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

2017: 231 Finishers
2016: 219 Finishers
2015: 192 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: 8.2%
2016: 12.3%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

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Course Description

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Marathon Rankings

The Gobbler Grind Marathon was the 230th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 248th largest in 2016.

Last year 8.2% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 12.3% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Gobbler Grind Marathon the 249th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 136th highest percentage in 2016.

Its Course Score of 98.67 ranks it as the 249th 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 187th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest in Kansas.

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

Elevation Chart

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


Recent Gobbler Grind Marathon Reviews

5 Stars from 1 Reviews
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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

If you ran the Gobbler Grind Marathon in 3:47:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?

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