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Race Dates

2016: TBD
2015: Sunday, June 14, 2015

Course Information

Profile: Rolling Hills
Type: Loop
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 51°F (10°C)
Average High: 63°F (17°C)
Average Low: 40° F (4°C)

Historical Weather


PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 94.41
Course Score: 97.59

Race Size

2016: No Results
2015: 124 Finishers
2014: 173 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: N/A
2015: 7.3%
2014: 8.1%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

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Course Description

The Marion Rotary Marathon for Shoes loop course is relatively flat will some long rolling hills.


Marathon Rankings

The Marion Rotary Marathon for Shoes was the th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the th largest in 2014.

Last year 7.3% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 8.1% of runners qualified for Boston in 2014.

This gives the Marion Rotary Marathon for Shoes the th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the th highest percentage in 2014.


Its Course Score of 97.59 ranks it as the th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the th fastest course in Iowa.

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 Marion Rotary Marathon for Shoes a PR Score of 94.41. This PR Score ranks it as the th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the th fastest in Iowa.

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


Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 884 feet (269m)
Min Elevation: 784 feet (239m)

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Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Marion Rotary Marathon for Shoes in 2:49:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?

See how your race times would compare on other marathon courses using the Marathon Time Converter Tool.