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Race Dates

2018: Monday, January 1, 2018
2017: Sunday, January 1, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Mostly Flat
Type: Multiple Out and Backs
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 61°F (16°C)
Average High: 55°F (12°C)
Average Low: 38° F (3°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 99.31
Course Score: 99.31

Race Size

2017: 64 Finishers
2016: 77 Finishers
2015: 87 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: 1.6%
2016: 1.3%
2015: 1.1%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The New Year's Day Double Marathon course is four repetitions of a 6.55 miles out-and-back route.

The course is on a paved-concrete city trail eight to ten feet wide.

Marathon Rankings

The New Years (Day) Double Marathon was the 469th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 423rd largest in 2015.

This year 1.6% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 1.3% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the New Years (Day) Double Marathon the 482nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 92nd highest percentage so far in 2017.

Its Course Score of 99.31 ranks it as the 128th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 11th fastest course in Texas.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are within the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the New Years (Day) Double Marathon a PR Score of 99.31. This PR Score ranks it as the 90th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 8th fastest in Texas.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 665 feet (202m)
Min Elevation: 629 feet (191m)


Ratings & Reviews for the New Years (Day) Double Marathon

3 Stars from 1 Reviews

review of 2016 New Years (Day) Double Marathon.   

3 / 5 Stars


It was flat and well organized. It offered a non Sunday option. It was very casual, but well staffed. Parking was a breeze. Very good race for spectators to cheer on the runners. Fun local support. Race logistics were super easy!

I didn't love the loops. The course was a bit confusing.

Race Tips

Study the course map. Bring post race fuel/food.

Logistical Tips (Hotels, Restaurants, Parking, Discounts, etc.)

Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the New Years (Day) Double Marathon in 2:52:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?

See how your race times would compare on other marathon courses using the Marathon Time Converter Tool.