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Race Dates

2018: Sunday, February 18, 2018
2017: Sunday, February 19, 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: 65°F (18°C)
Average Low: 39° F (3°C)

Historical Weather


PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 100.14
Course Score: 100.14

Race Size

2017: 251 Finishers
2016: 314 Finishers
2015: 365 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: 8%
2016: 4.8%
2015: 7.7%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

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Marathon Rankings

The Springfoot Marathon was the 199th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 173rd largest in 2015.

This year 8% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 4.8% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Springfoot Marathon the 387th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 177th highest percentage so far in 2017.


Its Course Score of 100.14 ranks it as the 31st fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 1st fastest course in Texas.

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 Springfoot Marathon a PR Score of 100.14. This PR Score ranks it as the 30th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 1st fastest in Texas.

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


Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 5260 feet (1603m)
Min Elevation: 3703 feet (1128m)

Springfoot




Recent Springfoot Marathon Reviews

5 Stars from 4 Reviews
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review of 2017 Springfoot Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars

Review

I like that it started on the outskirts of town and ended downtown. I didn't like that I didn't know we are going to be shuttled there so I left my car all the way on the other side on accident ( I missed the memo because apparently everyone else knew lol). Great course overall though. Truly got to see all of El Paso. Some fun water stations along the way. Good cheering crowds scattered throughout. There was a Star wars one were everyone was in costume and they had little kids dressed up too. Great cheering squad and it was fun to run through that, high fiving all of them. Nice little break from reality and push to finish. I liked the theme stations where the people got into it.

Race Tips

It can get windy and if you're on a hill, be prepared for it to affect your time. Take your own gu and something for cramping. There was only one station with sodas and pickles and it was somewhere towards the end of the Run.

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

If doing the full, pick up your packet the day before and get familiar with the course, it helps. Get info about the shuttle way ahead of time and scope out a few places to eat afterwards. That way, you're not just settling for whatever if your first choice is packed.



review of 2017 Springfoot Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars

Review

Springfoot Marathon no longer starts atop Transmountain, but on the eastside side of town and ends downtown at the beautiful Chihuahuas baseball stadium. Mostly flat, some hills right after the half. Another two stations with Gu would have been nice :) The gathering at the finish was nice. Nice, huge bronze medals :)

Race Tips

Bring Gu or whatever you use for energy

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




review of 2017 Springfoot Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars

Review


Race Tips


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




review of 2011 Springfoot Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars

Review


Race Tips


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




Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Springfoot Marathon in 2:45:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?

See how your race times would compare on other marathon courses using the Marathon Time Converter Tool.