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Haunted Hustle Marathon

Middleton, WI

Race Dates

2017: Sunday, October 22, 2017
2016: Sunday, October 30, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 43°F (6°C)
Average High: 52°F (11°C)
Average Low: 34° F (1°C)

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.42
Course Score: 98.42

Race Size

2016: 130 Finishers
2015: 140 Finishers
2014: 196 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 11.5%
2015: 10%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

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Course Description

The Haunted Hustle Marathon course starts by winding through several miles of residential neighborhoods and downtown Middleton. This section of the course is comprised of rolling hills with a slightly challenging ascent up the south side of Parmenter hill.

The course crosses University Avenue heading north before turning into Pheasant Branch Conservancy. Here, runners are treated to a tree canopied stretch that follows the creek through the nature conservancy. The terrain is mainly flat and the surface is primarily asphalt bike path before transitioning to unpaved bike path.

Miles 11-15 are mainly rolling hills on rural roads with a challenging ascent around mile 14. The course winds its way back into the conservancy and heads west onto more asphalt bike path and remains flat and fast for several miles.

After mile 21, the course leaves the path and travels through downtown Middleton and the surrounding neighborhoods to the finish.

Marathon Rankings

The Haunted Hustle Marathon was the 351st largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 339th largest in 2015.

Last year 11.5% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 10% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Haunted Hustle Marathon the 158th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 184th highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 98.42 ranks it as the 263rd fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 15th fastest course in Wisconsin.

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 Haunted Hustle Marathon a PR Score of 98.42. This PR Score ranks it as the 213th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 12th fastest in Wisconsin.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1009 feet (307m)
Min Elevation: 854 feet (260m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

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