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New Jersey Marathon

Long Branch, NJ

Race Dates

2017: Sunday, April 30, 2017
2016: Sunday, May 1, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 54°F (12°C)
Average High: 63°F (17°C)
Average Low: 46° F (7°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 99.22
Course Score: 99.22

Race Size

2016: 1,951 Finishers
2015: 1,919 Finishers
2014: 2,128 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: 14.6%
2015: 11.7%
2014: 8.9%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

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Course Description

The New Jersey Marathon course is very flat and has no significant inclines. There are only a few small bridges to cross. A PR or Boston Qualifying time course as long as the weather is on the cool side for this time of year.

Marathon Rankings

The New Jersey Marathon was the 52nd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 49th largest in 2014.

This year 14.6% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 11.7% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the New Jersey Marathon the 140th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 74th highest percentage so far in 2016.

Its Course Score of 99.22 ranks it as the 140th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest course in New Jersey.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the New Jersey Marathon a PR Score of 99.22. This PR Score ranks it as the 98th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest in New Jersey.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 40 feet (12m)
Min Elevation: 2 feet (0m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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