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Hoover Dam Marathon

Boulder City, NV

Race Dates

2016: Saturday, December 10, 2016
2015: Saturday, December 12, 2015

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

2015: 99 Finishers
2014: 164 Finishers
2013: 236 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: N/A
2015: 2%
2014: 5.5%

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 413th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 323rd largest in 2014.

Last year 2% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 5.5% of runners qualified for Boston in 2014.

This gives the Hoover Dam Marathon the 452nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 337th highest percentage in 2014.

Its Course Score of 96.44 ranks it as the 381st 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 353rd 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)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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