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Okanagan Marathon

Kelowna, BC

Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: Sunday, October 9, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Mostly Flat
Type: Multiple Loops
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 40°F (4°C)
Average High: 49°F (9°C)
Average Low: 30° F (-1°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 99.49
Course Score: 99.49

Race Size

2016: No Results
2015: 419 Finishers
2014: 368 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: N/A
2015: 10.3%
2014: 12%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

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Course Description

The double loop Okanagan Marathon is an extremely flat course with only about 9m separating the high and low points of the course. Much of the course is run along the Okanagan Lake.

Marathon Rankings

The Okanagan Marathon was the 14th largest marathon in Canada last year and was the 15th largest in 2014.

Last year 10.3% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 12% of runners qualified for Boston in 2014.

This gives the Okanagan Marathon the 32nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in Canada last year and the 28th highest percentage in 2014.

Its Course Score of 99.49 ranks it as the 8th fastest marathon course in Canada and the 2nd fastest course in British Columbia.

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 Okanagan Marathon a PR Score of 99.49. This PR Score ranks it as the 8th fastest marathon in Canada and the 2nd fastest in British Columbia.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1143 feet (348m)
Min Elevation: 1112 feet (339m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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