The Salt Lake City Marathon is a net downhill course which loses approximately 650 feet from the start to finish. Although, there is a net downhill, the course does feature lots of uphills as well.
PRs and Boston Qualifying times will be well earned on this challenging course.
The Salt Lake City Marathon was the 104th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 113th largest in 2015.
Last year 5.1% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 7.1% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.
This gives the Salt Lake City Marathon the 382nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 298th highest percentage in 2015.
Its Course Score of 95.69 ranks it as the 397th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 11th fastest course in Utah.
The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are within the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Salt Lake City Marathon a PR Score of 95.69. This PR Score ranks it as the 383rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 11th fastest in Utah.
Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.