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Pocatello Marathon

Pocatello, ID

Race Dates

2017: Saturday, September 2, 2017
2016: Saturday, September 3, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Downhill
Type: Point to Point
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 60°F (15°C)
Average High: 78°F (25°C)
Average Low: 42° F (5°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 97.52
Course Score: 97.52

Race Size

2016: 220 Finishers
2015: 345 Finishers
2014: 347 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 16.8%
2015: 16.2%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

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Course Description

The first half of the Pocatello Marathon course drops approximately 1400 feet in elevation. The second half is relatively flat with some rolling hills and drops another 150 feet.

Marathon Rankings

The Pocatello Marathon was the 255th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 191st largest in 2015.

Last year 16.8% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 16.2% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Pocatello Marathon the 64th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 70th highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 97.52 ranks it as the 336th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 7th fastest course in Idaho.

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 Pocatello Marathon a PR Score of 97.52. This PR Score ranks it as the 294th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 7th fastest in Idaho.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 5998 feet (1828m)
Min Elevation: 4457 feet (1358m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

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