2018: Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Out and Back
Race Day Weather
44° F (6°C)
PR Score & Course Score
PR Score: N/A
Course Score: N/A
2017: 21 Finishers
2016: 12 Finishers
2015: 43 Finishers
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The out-and-back Grand Valley Marathon course begins and ends at 4,725 feet in Palisade runs along the base of the Grand Mesa and through the orchards and vineyards to the turnaround point.
The course is comprised of moderately rolling hills throughout. However, the hill at mile 4 climbs 195 feet as you ascend a scenic overlook of the Grand Valley. At mile 21, runners will descend this prominent hill.
The Grand Valley Marathon was the 544th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 677th largest in 2016.
Max Elevation: 4900 feet (1493m)
Min Elevation: 4690 feet (1429m)
Finish Time Equivalent
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