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Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: Saturday, May 21, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Downhill
Type: Point to Point
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 56°F (13°C)
Average High: 76°F (24°C)
Average Low: 36° F (2°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 97.37
Course Score: 97.37

Race Size

2016: 44 Finishers
2015: 32 Finishers
2014: 60 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: 9.1%
2015: 21.9%
2014: 8.3%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The point-to-point Huff to Bluff Marathon course runs from Blanding (approx. 6,100 feet) to Bluff (4,300 feet).

Although, the course drops almost 1,800 feet from start to finish, there are a few small climbs on the marathon course. Most of these are between miles 15 and 22.

In the three miles between miles 15.25 and 18.25, runners will climb approximately 160 feet in four separate hills. In addition, there are three small hills between miles 19.25 and 22 - each climbing no more than 45 feet.

Marathon Rankings

The Huff to Bluff Marathon was the 590th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 493rd largest in 2014.

This year 9.1% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 21.9% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Huff to Bluff Marathon the 27th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 162nd highest percentage so far in 2016.

Its Course Score of 97.37 ranks it as the 349th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 6th fastest course in Utah.

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 Huff to Bluff Marathon a PR Score of 97.37. This PR Score ranks it as the 304th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 5th fastest in Utah.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 6121 feet (1866m)
Min Elevation: 4324 feet (1318m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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