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Tupelo Marathon

Tupelo, MS


Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: Sunday, September 4, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Rolling Hills
Type: Out and Back
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 76°F (24°C)
Average High: 88°F (31°C)
Average Low: 65° F (18°C)

Historical Weather


PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 91.82
Course Score: 97.79

Race Size

2016: 145 Finishers
2015: 233 Finishers
2014: 292 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: 8.3%
2015: 3.4%
2014: 5.1%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The double loop Tupelo Marathon course is gently rolling and run on county roads and residential sections of West Tupelo and Belden.


Marathon Rankings

The Tupelo Marathon was the 258th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 227th largest in 2014.

This year 8.3% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 3.4% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Tupelo Marathon the 421st highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 230th highest percentage so far in 2016.


Its Course Score of 97.79 ranks it as the 316th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest course in Mississippi.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Tupelo Marathon a PR Score of 91.82. This PR Score ranks it as the 412th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest in Mississippi.

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


Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 387 feet (117m)
Min Elevation: 264 feet (80m)

Tupelo




Ratings & Reviews: None




Finish Time Equivalent

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