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Race Dates

2017: Saturday, May 13, 2017
2016: Saturday, May 28, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 57°F (13°C)
Average High: 69°F (20°C)
Average Low: 45° F (7°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 99.25
Course Score: 99.57

Race Size

2016: 144 Finishers
2015: 118 Finishers
2014: No Results

BQ Percentages

2016: 16.7%
2015: 10.2%
2014: N/A

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

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Course Description

The Pacific Northwest Marathon is a flat loop course with only approximately 40 feet of difference between the high and low points of the course.

Marathon Rankings

The Pacific Northwest Marathon was the 382nd largest marathon in the U.S. last year.

This year 16.7% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 10.2% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Pacific Northwest Marathon the 182nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 53rd highest percentage so far in 2016.

Its Course Score of 99.57 ranks it as the 79th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 4th fastest course in Oregon.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are slightly above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Pacific Northwest Marathon a PR Score of 99.25. This PR Score ranks it as the 93rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest in Oregon.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 429 feet (130m)
Min Elevation: 391 feet (119m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Pacific Northwest Marathon in 4:10:00, 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.