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Santa Clarita Marathon

Santa Clarita, CA

Race Dates

2018: Sunday, November 4, 2018
2017: Sunday, November 5, 2017

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 60°F (15°C)
Average High: 70°F (21°C)
Average Low: 49° F (9°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 96.96
Course Score: 98.78

Race Size

2017: 247 Finishers
2016: 325 Finishers
2015: 347 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: 5.7%
2016: 6.5%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Santa Clarita Marathon starts between the Hyatt Valencia and Westfield Valencia Town Center. The loop course follows 26.2 miles of roadways, paved City trails, and paseos to its finish line at Westfield Valencia Town Center.

Marathon Rankings

The Santa Clarita Marathon was the 224th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 192nd largest in 2016.

Last year 5.7% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 6.5% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Santa Clarita Marathon the 330th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 330th highest percentage in 2016.

Its Course Score of 98.78 ranks it as the 239th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 17th fastest course in California.

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 Santa Clarita Marathon a PR Score of 96.96. This PR Score ranks it as the 343rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 24th fastest in California.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1231 feet (375m)
Min Elevation: 1078 feet (328m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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