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Rockford Marathon

Rockford, IL

Race Dates

2017: Sunday, May 21, 2017
2016: Sunday, May 22, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 60°F (15°C)
Average High: 71°F (21°C)
Average Low: 48° F (8°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 97.95
Course Score: 99.07

Race Size

2016: 266 Finishers
2015: 292 Finishers
2014: No Results

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 15.4%
2015: 21.6%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

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Course Description

No course description available at this time.

Marathon Rankings

The Rockford Marathon was the 234th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 223rd largest in 2015.

Last year 15.4% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 21.6% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Rockford Marathon the 90th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 31st highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 99.07 ranks it as the 174th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 7th fastest course in Illinois.

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 Rockford Marathon a PR Score of 97.95. This PR Score ranks it as the 262nd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 7th fastest in Illinois.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 794 feet (242m)
Min Elevation: 704 feet (214m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Rockford Marathon in 3:53:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?

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