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Springfield Marathon

Springfield, IL


Race Dates

2017: Sunday, October 15, 2017
2016: Sunday, October 16, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 54°F (12°C)
Average High: 65°F (18°C)
Average Low: 43° F (6°C)

Historical Weather


PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.92
Course Score: 98.92

Race Size

2016: 41 Finishers
2015: 109 Finishers
2014: 101 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 4.9%
2015: 3.7%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Springfield Marathon course goes through the University of Illinois-Springfield campus, the Lake Springfield area and the country roads Southeast of Lake Springfield.


Marathon Rankings

The Springfield Marathon was the 583rd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 383rd largest in 2015.

Last year 4.9% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 3.7% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Springfield Marathon the 390th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 400th highest percentage in 2015.


Its Course Score of 98.92 ranks it as the 206th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 9th fastest course in Illinois.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Springfield Marathon a PR Score of 98.92. This PR Score ranks it as the 146th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 5th fastest in Illinois.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 596 feet (181m)
Min Elevation: 537 feet (163m)

Springfield




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Finish Time Equivalent

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