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Red Island Marathon

Warwick, RI

Race Dates

2018: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
2017: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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

2017: 33 Finishers
2016: 51 Finishers
2015: 54 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: 3%
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 543rd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 513th largest in 2015.

This year 3% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 5.9% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Red Island Marathon the 354th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 305th highest percentage so far in 2017.

Its Course Score of 99.13 ranks it as the 176th 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 169th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest in Rhode Island.

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

Elevation Chart

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


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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