2017: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Race Day Weather
50° F (10°C)
PR Score & Course Score
2016: 42 Finishers
2015: 39 Finishers
2014: 66 Finishers
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The Oktoberfest Marathon course starts at Old Boys' Brewhouse then travels out to Lake Michigan and the North Pier. The course then returns to Ferrysburg and circles Spring Lake through Fruitport. It then ends back at the Old Boys' Brewhouse.
The Oktoberfest Marathon was the 581st largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 573rd largest in 2015.
Last year 7.1% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 5.1% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.
This gives the Oktoberfest Marathon the 320th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 369th highest percentage in 2015.
There are currently no Course or PR Scores for the Oktoberfest Marathon. If you would like scores calculated, send a request here.
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Max Elevation: 652 feet (198m)
Min Elevation: 586 feet (178m)
Finish Time Equivalent
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