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Race Dates

2018: Saturday, May 12, 2018
2017: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Rolling Hills
Type: Multiple Loops
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 58°F (14°C)
Average High: 71°F (21°C)
Average Low: 46° F (7°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 94.77
Course Score: 95.06

Race Size

2017: 90 Finishers
2016: 89 Finishers
2015: 23 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: 15.6%
2016: 7.9%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The double loop Rhinebeck Hudson Valley Marathon course starts and finishes at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds.

The first 4.5 miles of each loop are flat. From miles 4.5 to 6 the curse begins a series of rolling hills. The remainder of the loop is made up of relatively gentle rolling hills.

Marathon Rankings

The Rhinebeck Hudson Valley Marathon was the 387th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 424th largest in 2016.

Last year 15.6% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 7.9% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Rhinebeck Hudson Valley Marathon the 97th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 283rd highest percentage in 2016.

Its Course Score of 95.06 ranks it as the 416th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 19th fastest course in New York.

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 Rhinebeck Hudson Valley Marathon a PR Score of 94.77. This PR Score ranks it as the 411th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 19th fastest in New York.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 273 feet (83m)
Min Elevation: 34 feet (10m)


Recent Rhinebeck Hudson Valley Marathon Reviews

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review of 2017 Rhinebeck Hudson Valley Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars


Well organized, friendly vibe, ample convenient parking

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