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Race Dates

2018: Sunday, October 21, 2018
2017: Sunday, October 22, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Mostly Flat
Type: Mostly Out and Back
Surface: Mostly on Trails
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 38°F (3°C)
Average High: 45°F (7°C)
Average Low: 29° F (-1°C)

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 99.06
Course Score: 99.06

Race Size

2017: 175 Finishers
2016: 209 Finishers
2015: 191 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: 14.9%
2016: 16.3%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

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.

Marathon Rankings

The Legs for Literacy Marathon was the 21st largest marathon in Canada last year and was the 20th largest in 2016.

Last year 14.9% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 16.3% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Legs for Literacy Marathon the 21st highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in Canada last year and the 20th highest percentage in 2016.

Its Course Score of 99.06 ranks it as the 15th 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 14th fastest marathon in Canada and the 1st fastest in New Brunswick.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 108 feet (32m)
Min Elevation: 19 feet (5m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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