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Green Mountain Marathon

South Hero, VT

Race Dates

2017: Sunday, October 15, 2017
2016: Sunday, October 9, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 46°F (7°C)
Average High: 56°F (13°C)
Average Low: 37° F (2°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.23
Course Score: 98.23

Race Size

2016: 152 Finishers
2015: 214 Finishers
2014: 196 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 11.2%
2015: 8.4%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Green Mountain Marathon course starts and finishes near the house where Clarence H. Demar (7 time Boston Marathon Winner) once lived. The course is an out-and-back on the west shore of South Hero and Grand Isle.

The course terrain is rolling and the surface is about half hard packed dirt road.

Marathon Rankings

The Green Mountain Marathon was the 323rd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 272nd largest in 2015.

Last year 11.2% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 8.4% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Green Mountain Marathon the 169th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 246th highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 98.23 ranks it as the 281st fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest course in Vermont.

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 Green Mountain Marathon a PR Score of 98.23. This PR Score ranks it as the 233rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest in Vermont.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 210 feet (64m)
Min Elevation: 97 feet (29m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

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