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Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 57°F (13°C)
Average High: 66°F (18°C)
Average Low: 48° F (8°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.03
Course Score: 98.03

Race Size

2018: No Results
2017: 314 Finishers
2016: 275 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: 13.1%
2016: 10.6%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

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Marathon Rankings

The Swamp Rabbit Marathon was the 187th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 219th largest in 2016.

Last year 13.1% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 10.6% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Swamp Rabbit Marathon the 135th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 183rd highest percentage in 2016.

Its Course Score of 98.03 ranks it as the 310th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 5th fastest course in South Carolina.

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 Swamp Rabbit Marathon a PR Score of 98.03. This PR Score ranks it as the 256th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 5th fastest in South Carolina.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1159 feet (353m)
Min Elevation: 918 feet (279m)


Recent Swamp Rabbit Marathon Reviews

4 Stars from 3 Reviews
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review of 2017 Swamp Rabbit Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars


Likes, not a lot of traffic. hills were not hard or too steep. the last 6 were flat and fast dislikes, no goos handed out late or any other item except gatorade/water. age group awards were coffee mugs that you can buy at any spinx store. if you are fortunate enough to place in a marathon it needs to be something nice that shows your accomplishment.

Race Tips

Perfect marathon to run a negative split. stay slow the first 10 at least then change gears. it worked for me

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

review of 2017 Swamp Rabbit Marathon.   

2 / 5 Stars


Pros: weathertends to be advantageous. Last year was super hot: this year was cool and slightly rainy.

Cons: everything else. 1000 turns with only 10 people giving directions. I got off course and ran an extra .5 miles, derailing my PR chance. Had to stop for traffic on three occasions. 6 water stations for the whole 26 miles? Post race food is pre packaged gas station food with bananas.
I won't run this one again.

Race Tips

Hilly with lots and lots and lots of turns. God practice would be to do a bunch laps around your living room couch.

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

review of 2015 Swamp Rabbit Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars


Race Tips

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Finish Time Equivalent

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