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Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: Saturday, September 10, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Downhill
Type: Point to Point
Surface: Mostly on Trails
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 61°F (16°C)
Average High: 74°F (23°C)
Average Low: 47° F (8°C)

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: Request Score
Course Score: Request Score

Race Size

2016: No Results
2015: 58 Finishers
2014: 55 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: N/A
2015: 1.7%
2014: 9.1%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Little Grand Canyon Marathon course begins at 5,650ft and only has about 235ft of climb in the first four miles.

The remaining parts of the course are fairly flat with a slight decline until the mouth of BuckHorn Wash (about 16 miles from the start).

The remaining course descends about 547ft over the next 10 miles.

Marathon Rankings

The Little Grand Canyon Marathon was the 509th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 499th largest in 2014.

Last year 1.7% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 9.1% of runners qualified for Boston in 2014.

This gives the Little Grand Canyon Marathon the 460th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 220th highest percentage in 2014.

There are currently no Course or PR Scores for the Little Grand Canyon Marathon. If you would like scores calculated, send a request here.

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

Elevation Chart

No course elevation available at this time.

Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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