2017: Sunday, October 22, 2017
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Point to Point
Race Day Weather
40° F (4°C)
PR Score & Course Score
PR Score: 99.30
Course Score: 99.30
2016: 936 Finishers
2015: 721 Finishers
2014: 1,001 Finishers
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The Niagara Falls International Marathon starts by the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo N.Y. The first 6.5km (4 miles) of the raceruns on the parkways of Buffalo before crossing the Peace Bridge into Fort Erie, Ontario. The course then follows the Niagara River Parkway and finishes at the magnificent Niagara Falls.
The course is flat and fast and has hosted two USA men's Olympic marathon trials in 1980 and 1984.
The Niagara Falls International Marathon was the 10th largest marathon in Canada last year and was the 9th largest in 2014.
This year 8.2% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 7.8% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.
This gives the Niagara Falls International Marathon the 37th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in Canada last year and the 32nd highest percentage so far in 2016.
Its Course Score of 99.30 ranks it as the 11th fastest marathon course in Canada and the 5th fastest course in Ontario.
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 Niagara Falls International Marathon a PR Score of 99.30. This PR Score ranks it as the 11th fastest marathon in Canada and the 5th fastest in Ontario.
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