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Santa Clarita Marathon

Santa Clarita, CA

Race Dates

2016: Sunday, November 6, 2016
2015: Sunday, November 8, 2015

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

2015: 347 Finishers
2014: 350 Finishers
2013: 432 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: N/A
2015: 8.6%
2014: 11.4%

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 193rd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 197th largest in 2014.

Last year 8.6% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 11.4% of runners qualified for Boston in 2014.

This gives the Santa Clarita Marathon the 240th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 146th highest percentage in 2014.

Its Course Score of 98.78 ranks it as the 221st fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 22nd 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 327th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 29th fastest in California.

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Elevation Chart

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


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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