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Mt. Nittany Marathon

State College, PA

Race Dates

2016: TBD
2015: Sunday, September 6, 2015

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 67°F (19°C)
Average High: 78°F (25°C)
Average Low: 56° F (13°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 94.91
Course Score: 97.20

Race Size

2016: No Results
2015: 117 Finishers
2014: 194 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: N/A
2015: 17.9%
2014: 9.8%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

**2016 race is cancelled**

The challenging Mt. Nittany Marathon course winds around Mt. Nittany.

The route has a maximum elevation of 1,286 feet at the 20.2 mile mark and a low elevation of 950 feet at the five mile mark.

Marathon Rankings

The Mt. Nittany Marathon was the 381st largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 285th largest in 2014.

Last year 17.9% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 9.8% of runners qualified for Boston in 2014.

This gives the Mt. Nittany Marathon the 52nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 202nd highest percentage in 2014.

Its Course Score of 97.20 ranks it as the 361st fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 16th fastest course in Pennsylvania.

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 Mt. Nittany Marathon a PR Score of 94.91. This PR Score ranks it as the 391st fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 17th fastest in Pennsylvania.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1267 feet (386m)
Min Elevation: 944 feet (287m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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