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Jackson Hole Marathon

Jackson Hole, WY

Race Dates

2018: Saturday, September 1, 2018
2017: Saturday, September 2, 2017

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 47°F (8°C)
Average High: 65°F (18°C)
Average Low: 29° F (-1°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 90.99
Course Score: 90.99

Race Size

2017: 208 Finishers
2016: 224 Finishers
2015: 151 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: 3.4%
2016: 3.6%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Jackson Hole Marathon course starts on Center Street near the Town Square in downtown Jackson Hole. After running by the National Elk Refuge, it passes through East Jackson and by the Snow King ski hill before joining the Community Pathway system by Flat Creek.

The course then heads south of town and follows South Park Loop Road before joining the paved pathway along Highway 22. Then runners will head west into Wilson, WY and follow the pathway toward the Grand Teton and the Finish Line at Teton Village.

The course is run on paved roads and paved pathways, with the exception of a tenth of a mile near the Finish Line, which is run over grass. In addition, the entire race is at over 6000 feet (1830m).

Marathon Rankings

The Jackson Hole Marathon was the 243rd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 246th largest in 2016.

Last year 3.4% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 3.6% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Jackson Hole Marathon the 398th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 426th highest percentage in 2016.

Its Course Score of 90.99 ranks it as the 444th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 1st fastest course in Wyoming.

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 Jackson Hole Marathon a PR Score of 90.99. This PR Score ranks it as the 443rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 1st fastest in Wyoming.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 6312 feet (1924m)
Min Elevation: 6037 feet (1840m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

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