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McAllen Marathon

McAllen, TX

Race Dates

2017: Sunday, January 15, 2017
2016: TBD

Course Information

Profile: Pancake Flat
Type: Loop
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 62°F (16°C)
Average High: 72°F (22°C)
Average Low: 52° F (11°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.84
Course Score: 99.53

Race Size

2016: No Results
2015: 183 Finishers
2014: 241 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: N/A
2015: 0.5%
2014: 1.7%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

**New Course for 2017**

Marathon Rankings

The McAllen Marathon was the 295th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 248th largest in 2014.

Last year 0.5% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 1.7% of runners qualified for Boston in 2014.

This gives the McAllen Marathon the 473rd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 429th highest percentage in 2014.

Its Course Score of 99.53 ranks it as the 85th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 5th fastest course in Texas.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are slightly above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the McAllen Marathon a PR Score of 98.84. This PR Score ranks it as the 151st fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 11th fastest in Texas.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 141 feet (42m)
Min Elevation: 102 feet (31m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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