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Race Dates

2018: Sunday, February 25, 2018
2017: Sunday, February 26, 2017

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 45°F (7°C)
Average High: 53°F (11°C)
Average Low: 37° F (2°C)

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: Request Score
Course Score: Request Score

Race Size

2017: 28 Finishers
2016: 36 Finishers
2015: 10 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: 7.1%
2016: 8.3%
2015: 10%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Shelby Forest Marathon course is nearly 13 complete loops of an approximately two mile route. The course loop is fairly flat with the high point of the loop 25 feet higher than the low point.


Marathon Rankings

The Shelby Forest Loop Marathon was the 607th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 661st largest in 2015.

This year 7.1% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 8.3% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Shelby Forest Loop Marathon the 273rd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 137th highest percentage so far in 2017.


There are currently no Course or PR Scores for the Shelby Forest Loop Marathon. If you would like scores calculated, send a request here.

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Elevation Chart

No course elevation available at this time.




Ratings & Reviews: None




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