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Race Dates

2018: Saturday, October 20, 2018
2017: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Downhill
Type: Point to Point
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 52°F (11°C)
Average High: 63°F (17°C)
Average Low: 40° F (4°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 96.71
Course Score: 96.71

Race Size

2017: 119 Finishers
2016: 106 Finishers
2015: 161 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: 11.8%
2016: 9.4%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The SoJo Marathon is a net downhill course with approximately 1200 feet of drop.

Although the course is a net downhill, there are a few uphills on the course as well.

Marathon Rankings

The SoJo Marathon was the 344th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 383rd largest in 2016.

Last year 11.8% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 9.4% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the SoJo Marathon the 157th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 225th highest percentage in 2016.

Its Course Score of 96.71 ranks it as the 396th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 10th 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 SoJo Marathon a PR Score of 96.71. This PR Score ranks it as the 361st fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 10th fastest in Utah.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 5510 feet (1679m)
Min Elevation: 4309 feet (1313m)


Recent SoJo Marathon Reviews

1 Stars from 1 Reviews
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review of 2013 SoJo Marathon.   

1 / 5 Stars


This race was the most disorganized, unprofessional, and inaccurately timed race I have ever participated in. I cannot believe Boston will actually accept results from this race.

Race Tips

Race started late, the times were not accurate (timing equipment was not turned on when race began), and the course was changed at the last minute and not marked.

Logistical Tips (Hotels, Restaurants, Parking, Discounts, etc.)

Race turns, miles, and turn around were not marked. Wherever the lead runner went was the course.

Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the SoJo Marathon in 4:46:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?

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