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Race Dates

2017: Sunday, April 9, 2017
2016: Sunday, April 10, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 42°F (5°C)
Average High: 53°F (11°C)
Average Low: 32° F (0°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.78
Course Score: 98.78

Race Size

2016: 264 Finishers
2015: 269 Finishers
2014: 267 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: 11.7%
2015: 10.8%
2014: 11.2%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Ohio River Road Runners Club Marathon course is out-and-back and mostly flat with a few small hills. It is run primarily on a paved multi-use path with some diversions on rural roads.

The typically cool weather coupled with a relatively fast course could result in a PR in this smaller marathon.

Marathon Rankings

The Ohio River Road Runners Club Marathon was the 237th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 239th largest in 2014.

This year 11.7% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 10.8% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Ohio River Road Runners Club Marathon the 159th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 141st highest percentage so far in 2016.

Its Course Score of 98.78 ranks it as the 222nd fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 11th fastest course in Ohio.

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 Ohio River Road Runners Club Marathon a PR Score of 98.78. This PR Score ranks it as the 160th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 10th fastest in Ohio.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1066 feet (325m)
Min Elevation: 907 feet (276m)


Ratings & Reviews for the Ohio River Road Runners Club Marathon

5 Stars from 1 Reviews

review of 2012 Ohio River Road Runners Club Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars


I have not found a better marathon for the price. I have run this race for five straight years.

Race Tips

Very flat course that is mostly paved bike trails with very little spectators.

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

Always seems to be plenty of parking and after run drink and food. There is locker rooms available at the YMCA with showers.

Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Ohio River Road Runners Club Marathon in 4:46:00, 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.