2017: Sunday, October 22, 2017
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Mostly Out and Back
Mostly on Trails
Race Day Weather
29° F (-1°C)
PR Score & Course Score
PR Score: 99.06
Course Score: 99.06
2016: 209 Finishers
2015: 191 Finishers
2014: 210 Finishers
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The Legs for Literacy Marathon course is primarily trail and flat until the Dieppe portion, which has some rolling hills. Approximately 30 kms of the course is on trails (6K is paved trail and the remainder is hard packed tailings) and 12 kms are on asphalt city streets.
The Legs for Literacy Marathon was the 20th largest marathon in Canada last year and was the 21st largest in 2014.
This year 16.3% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 24.6% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.
This gives the Legs for Literacy Marathon the 4th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in Canada last year and the 17th highest percentage so far in 2016.
Its Course Score of 99.06 ranks it as the 14th fastest marathon course in Canada and the 1st fastest course in New Brunswick.
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 Legs for Literacy Marathon a PR Score of 99.06. This PR Score ranks it as the 13th fastest marathon in Canada and the 1st fastest in New Brunswick.
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