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Race Dates

2016: Saturday, November 5, 2016
2015: Saturday, November 7, 2015

Course Information

Profile: Rolling Hills
Type: Out and Back
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 52°F (11°C)
Average High: 62°F (16°C)
Average Low: 41° F (5°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.10
Course Score: 98.60

Race Size

2015: 170 Finishers
2014: 159 Finishers
2013: 144 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: N/A
2015: 10.6%
2014: 10.7%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Midsouth Marathon course is a mix of flat and rolling terrain. The elevation at the start/finish line is 270 feet above sea level. The lowest point is 215 feet. The highest is point is 370 feet. The rest of the course is very gentle rolling terrain.

Marathon Rankings

The Midsouth Championship Marathon was the 313th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 332nd largest in 2014.

Last year 10.6% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 10.7% of runners qualified for Boston in 2014.

This gives the Midsouth Championship Marathon the 169th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 163rd highest percentage in 2014.

Its Course Score of 98.60 ranks it as the 236th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest course in Arkansas.

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 Midsouth Championship Marathon a PR Score of 98.10. This PR Score ranks it as the 239th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest in Arkansas.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 373 feet (113m)
Min Elevation: 215 feet (65m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Midsouth Championship Marathon in 4:46:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?

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