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Skagit Flats Marathon

Burlington, WA

Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: Sunday, September 11, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Pancake Flat
Type: Out and Back
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 57°F (13°C)
Average High: 68°F (20°C)
Average Low: 46° F (7°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 99.28
Course Score: 99.79

Race Size

2016: 178 Finishers
2015: 171 Finishers
2014: 229 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: 19.1%
2015: 22.2%
2014: 17.9%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

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Course Description

The Skagit Flats Marathon course is a flat, fast out and back rural course through the Skagit Valley.

The course starts on Victoria Street on the south side of Burlington Edison High School. The course travels on rural roads through the Skagit Valley farmlands to the entrance of Samish Island and finishes on the Burlington-Edison High School track.

Marathon Rankings

The Skagit Flats Marathon was the 312th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 260th largest in 2014.

This year 19.1% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 22.2% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Skagit Flats Marathon the 24th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 37th highest percentage so far in 2016.

Its Course Score of 99.79 ranks it as the 41st fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 8th fastest course in Washington.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are slightly above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Skagit Flats Marathon a PR Score of 99.28. This PR Score ranks it as the 89th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 12th fastest in Washington.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 46 feet (14m)
Min Elevation: 3 feet (0m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

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