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Red Island Marathon

Warwick, RI

Race Dates

2017: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
2016: Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 59°F (15°C)
Average High: 69°F (20°C)
Average Low: 49° F (9°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.81
Course Score: 99.13

Race Size

2016: 51 Finishers
2015: 54 Finishers
2014: 96 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 5.9%
2015: 1.9%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

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

The Red Island Marathon course consistes of nine laps of a 2.7 mile loop, plus a 1.9 mile out and back section.

The marathon starts and finishes at Warwick City Park.

Marathon Rankings

The Red Island Marathon was the 553rd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 516th largest in 2015.

Last year 5.9% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 1.9% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Red Island Marathon the 357th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 444th highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 99.13 ranks it as the 165th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 1st fastest course in Rhode Island.

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 Red Island Marathon a PR Score of 98.81. This PR Score ranks it as the 158th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest in Rhode Island.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 30 feet (9m)
Min Elevation: 7 feet (2m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

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