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Hoover Dam Marathon

Boulder City, NV


Race Dates

2017: Saturday, December 9, 2017
2016: Saturday, December 10, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Hilly
Type: Multiple Out and Backs
Surface: Mostly on Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 62°F (16°C)
Average High: 74°F (23°C)
Average Low: 50° F (10°C)

Historical Weather


PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 96.44
Course Score: 96.44

Race Size

2016: 91 Finishers
2015: 99 Finishers
2014: 164 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 9.8%
2015: 2%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Hoover Dam Marathon course is comprised of approximately seven miles of packed dirt trail. The remainder is paved asphalt.


Marathon Rankings

The Hoover Dam Marathon was the 429th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 403rd largest in 2015.

Last year 9.8% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 2% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Hoover Dam Marathon the 216th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 440th highest percentage in 2015.


Its Course Score of 96.44 ranks it as the 382nd fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest course in Nevada.

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 Hoover Dam Marathon a PR Score of 96.44. This PR Score ranks it as the 358th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest in Nevada.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1599 feet (487m)
Min Elevation: 1235 feet (376m)

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