2018: Saturday, February 24, 2018
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Point to Point
Race Day Weather
45° F (7°C)
PR Score & Course Score
PR Score: 101.67
Course Score: 101.67
2017: 2,003 Finishers
2016: 2,109 Finishers
2015: 1,881 Finishers
Race Day Weather Forecast
Race Day Temperatures
High: 66°F (19°C)
Low: 46°F (8°C)
Race Start Conditions
E 4 mph
The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are within the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. Go for it!!!
The Mesa-PHX Marathon is a fast net downhill, point-to-point course which drops nearly 1000 feet from start to finish. Runners will experience a nearly completely downhill finish from approximately the 10K point to the finish.
The downhill course and favorable weather make this an attractive PR and BQ course.
The Phoenix Marathon was the 38th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 54th largest in 2015.
This year 20.1% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 14.8% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.
This gives the Phoenix Marathon the 97th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 2nd highest percentage so far in 2017.
Its Course Score of 101.67 ranks it as the 15th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 1st fastest course in Arizona.
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 Phoenix Marathon a PR Score of 101.67. This PR Score ranks it as the 14th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 1st fastest in Arizona.
Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.