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Race Dates

2018: Saturday, May 19, 2018
2017: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 68°F (20°C)
Average High: 79°F (26°C)
Average Low: 58° F (14°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 95.90
Course Score: 97.69

Race Size

2017: 202 Finishers
2016: 344 Finishers
2015: No Results

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: 5.5%
2016: 7.6%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

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Marathon Rankings

The Joplin Memorial Marathon was the 246th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 180th largest in 2016.

Last year 5.5% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 7.6% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Joplin Memorial Marathon the 335th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 303rd highest percentage in 2016.

Its Course Score of 97.69 ranks it as the 340th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 6th fastest course in Missouri.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Joplin Memorial Marathon a PR Score of 95.90. This PR Score ranks it as the 385th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 7th fastest in Missouri.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1066 feet (325m)
Min Elevation: 941 feet (286m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Joplin Memorial Marathon in 3:48:00, 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.