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Two Cities Marathon

Fresno, CA

Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: Sunday, November 6, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Mostly Flat
Type: Out and Back
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 56°F (13°C)
Average High: 67°F (19°C)
Average Low: 45° F (7°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 99.47
Course Score: 99.47

Race Size

2016: No Results
2015: 363 Finishers
2014: 392 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: N/A
2015: 8.8%
2014: 10.5%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

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Course Description

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Marathon Rankings

The Two Cities Marathon was the 178th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 182nd largest in 2014.

Last year 8.8% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 10.5% of runners qualified for Boston in 2014.

This gives the Two Cities Marathon the 230th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 169th highest percentage in 2014.

Its Course Score of 99.47 ranks it as the 96th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 10th fastest course in California.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Two Cities Marathon a PR Score of 99.47. This PR Score ranks it as the 61st fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 6th fastest in California.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 374 feet (114m)
Min Elevation: 305 feet (92m)


Ratings & Reviews for the Two Cities Marathon

5 Stars from 1 Reviews

review of 2016 Two Cities Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars


Great, flat course. Not too crowded. Organized very well. Perfect for first timers.

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

Finish Time Equivalent

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