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Mt. Nittany Marathon

State College, PA

Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: TBD

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

2017: No Results
2016: No Results
2015: 117 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: N/A
2015: 17.9%

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

Rankings will be listed for 2017 at the end of the year.

In 2015, 17.9% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon.

It ranks 52nd in the U.S. in the percentage of finishers achieving Boston Marathon qualifying times in 2015.

Its Course Score of 97.20 ranks it as the 362nd fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 15th 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 396th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 16th fastest in Pennsylvania.

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

Elevation Chart

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


Ratings & Reviews: None

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