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Race Dates

2017: Sunday, September 3, 2017
2016: Sunday, September 4, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 62°F (16°C)
Average High: 81°F (27°C)
Average Low: 43° F (6°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 95.67
Course Score: 95.67

Race Size

2016: 85 Finishers
2015: 110 Finishers
2014: 71 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 16.5%
2015: 11.8%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Sunriver Marathon for a Cause course is relatively flat with a few minor hills. However, the many course turns and altitude (4100'+) may slow some runners - especially those not acclimated to the higher altitude.

Marathon Rankings

The Sunriver Marathon for a Cause was the 444th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 380th largest in 2015.

Last year 16.5% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 11.8% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Sunriver Marathon for a Cause the 75th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 134th highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 95.67 ranks it as the 407th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 10th fastest course in Oregon.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Sunriver Marathon for a Cause a PR Score of 95.67. This PR Score ranks it as the 388th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 10th fastest in Oregon.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 4243 feet (1293m)
Min Elevation: 4154 feet (1266m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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