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Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: Saturday, April 16, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 63°F (17°C)
Average High: 74°F (23°C)
Average Low: 52° F (11°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.54
Course Score: 98.70

Race Size

2017: No Results
2016: 207 Finishers
2015: 415 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 3.9%
2015: 3.4%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

**2017 Irving Marathon Cancelled Due to Weather**

Marathon Rankings

The Irving Marathon was the 267th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 157th largest in 2015.

Last year 3.9% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 3.4% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Irving Marathon the 425th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 406th highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 98.70 ranks it as the 238th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 14th fastest course in Texas.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are slightly above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Irving Marathon a PR Score of 98.54. This PR Score ranks it as the 203rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 16th fastest in Texas.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 512 feet (156m)
Min Elevation: 411 feet (125m)


Recent Irving Marathon Reviews

5 Stars from 1 Reviews
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review of 2014 Irving Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars


Great Course! Volunteers were awesome and staff very friendly!

Race Tips

Be prepared for a few hills depending on your race, but plenty of aid stations along the way.

Logistical Tips (Hotels, Restaurants, Parking, Discounts, etc.)

Arrive early, parking is very near site but you can avoid congestion by arriving 45 before race.

Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Irving Marathon in 4:10:00, 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.