2018: Saturday, August 11, 2018
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Point to Point
Race Day Weather
52° F (11°C)
PR Score & Course Score
PR Score: 95.51
Course Score: 98.12
2017: 80 Finishers
2016: 105 Finishers
2015: 132 Finishers
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The Paavo Nurmi Marathon is Wisconsin's longest running marathon. The course travels through forests and fields, along rivers and lakes, numerous hills and elevation changes.
The course starts in the village of Upson and ends on Hurley's Silver Street.
The Paavo Nurmi Marathon was the 399th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 387th largest in 2016.
Last year 13.8% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 13.3% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.
This gives the Paavo Nurmi Marathon the 123rd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 117th highest percentage in 2016.
Its Course Score of 98.12 ranks it as the 303rd fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 18th fastest course in Wisconsin.
The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Paavo Nurmi Marathon a PR Score of 95.51. This PR Score ranks it as the 393rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 18th fastest in Wisconsin.
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