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Race Dates

2018: Tuesday, May 15, 2018
2017: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Rolling Hills
Type: Multiple Loops
Surface: Mostly on Trails
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 63°F (17°C)
Average High: 71°F (21°C)
Average Low: 45° F (7°C)

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.61
Course Score: 98.61

Race Size

2017: 29 Finishers
2016: 52 Finishers
2015: 48 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: 0%
2016: 11.5%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

**Part of the 5 Day New England Marathon Challenge Series**

The Granite State Marathon course is five laps of a 5.08 mile loop, plus .8 mile spur at the start.

The marathon starts and finishes at Mine Falls Park and runs along the Nashua River.

Marathon Rankings

The Granite State Marathon was the 518th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 530th largest in 2016.

Last year no finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 11.5% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Granite State Marathon the 442nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 155th highest percentage in 2016.

Its Course Score of 98.61 ranks it as the 255th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest course in New Hampshire.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Granite State Marathon a PR Score of 98.61. This PR Score ranks it as the 194th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest in New Hampshire.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 176 feet (53m)
Min Elevation: 119 feet (36m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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