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Race Dates

2017: Saturday, September 9, 2017
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

2017: N/A
2016: N/A
2015: 1.7%

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

Rankings will be listed for 2017 at the end of the year.

In 2015, 1.7% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon.

It ranks 441st in the U.S. in the percentage of finishers achieving Boston Marathon qualifying times in 2015.


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

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Elevation Chart

No course elevation available at this time.




Ratings & Reviews: None




Finish Time Equivalent

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