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Pine Tree Marathon

Portland, ME

Race Dates

2018: Monday, May 14, 2018
2017: Monday, May 15, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Mostly Flat
Type: Multiple Loops
Surface: Trail
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 54°F (12°C)
Average High: 64°F (17°C)
Average Low: 44° F (6°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 99.29
Course Score: 99.29

Race Size

2017: 33 Finishers
2016: 47 Finishers
2015: 52 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: 6.1%
2016: 8.5%
2015: N/A

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

**Part of the 5 Day New England Challenge Marathon Series**

The Pine Tree Marathon course consists of 7 laps of 3.62 miles plus an out and back of .86 miles at the beginning of the course.

The marathon is run on the dirt paths around Back Cove Park.

Marathon Rankings

The Pine Tree Marathon was the 557th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 519th largest in 2015.

This year 6.1% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 8.5% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Pine Tree Marathon the 261st highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 238th highest percentage so far in 2017.

Its Course Score of 99.29 ranks it as the 135th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest course in Maine.

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 Pine Tree Marathon a PR Score of 99.29. This PR Score ranks it as the 93rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest in Maine.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 43 feet (13m)
Min Elevation: 7 feet (2m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

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