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Marathon by the Sea

Saint John, NB

Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Sunday, August 13, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Mostly Flat
Type: Mostly Out and Back
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 63°F (17°C)
Average High: 72°F (22°C)
Average Low: 53° F (11°C)

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 95.57
Course Score: 97.61

Race Size

2017: 55 Finishers
2016: 68 Finishers
2015: 68 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: 18.2%
2016: 23.5%
2015: 14.7%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

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Marathon Rankings

The Marathon by the Sea was the 33rd largest marathon in Canada last year and was the 35th largest in 2015.

This year 18.2% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 23.5% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Marathon by the Sea the 7th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in Canada last year and the 10th highest percentage so far in 2017.

Its Course Score of 97.61 ranks it as the 27th fastest marathon course in Canada and the 3rd fastest course in New Brunswick.

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 Marathon by the Sea a PR Score of 95.57. This PR Score ranks it as the 30th fastest marathon in Canada and the 3rd fastest in New Brunswick.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 219 feet (66m)
Min Elevation: 12 feet (3m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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