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Race Dates

2017: Monday, September 4, 2017
2016: Monday, September 5, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Hilly
Type: Mostly Loop
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 70°F (21°C)
Average High: 82°F (27°C)
Average Low: 59° F (15°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 93.44
Course Score: 96.56

Race Size

2016: 142 Finishers
2015: 162 Finishers
2014: 179 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 5.6%
2015: 4.3%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

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Marathon Rankings

The Heart of America Marathon was the 337th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 320th largest in 2015.

Last year 5.6% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 4.3% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Heart of America Marathon the 372nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 393rd highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 96.56 ranks it as the 380th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 8th fastest course in Missouri.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Heart of America Marathon a PR Score of 93.44. This PR Score ranks it as the 407th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 8th fastest in Missouri.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 810 feet (246m)
Min Elevation: 558 feet (170m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Heart of America Marathon in 2:59:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?

See how your race times would compare on other marathon courses using the Marathon Time Converter Tool.