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Rivanna Greenbelt Marathon

Charlottesville, VA

Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: Saturday, September 10, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Pancake Flat
Type: Multiple Out and Backs
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 70°F (21°C)
Average High: 82°F (27°C)
Average Low: 59° F (15°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 96.17
Course Score: 99.48

Race Size

2017: No Results
2016: 11 Finishers
2015: 9 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 27.3%
2015: 44.4%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Rivanna Greenbelt Marathon course is 6.5 out and backs of the 4 mile trail beginning at Riverview Park and following along the river on the Rivanna Greenbelt Trail.

Marathon Rankings

The Rivanna Greenbelt Marathon was the 708th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 676th largest in 2015.

Last year 27.3% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 44.4% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Rivanna Greenbelt Marathon the 18th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 4th highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 99.48 ranks it as the 91st fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest course in Virginia.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Rivanna Greenbelt Marathon a PR Score of 96.17. This PR Score ranks it as the 367th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 5th fastest in Virginia.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 326 feet (99m)
Min Elevation: 310 feet (94m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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