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Race Dates

2018: Saturday, March 25, 2017
2017: Sunday, March 26, 2017

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 37°F (2°C)
Average High: 45°F (7°C)
Average Low: 29° F (-1°C)

Historical Weather


PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 100.17
Course Score: 100.17

Race Size

2017: 66 Finishers
2016: 29 Finishers
2015: 52 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: 16.7%
2016: 17.2%
2015: 15.4%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Two Rivers Marathon course drops over 700 feet with no major climbs (the only climb of note is 60 feet over a quarter mile 9 miles into the race).

The downhill to flat course, coupled with the typically cool race day weather, can lead to many PRs and BQs. Be cautious on the early downhill miles so you have something left in your quads for the latter miles.


Marathon Rankings

The Two Rivers Marathon (Sunday) was the 636th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 518th largest in 2015.

This year 16.7% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 17.2% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Two Rivers Marathon (Sunday) the 58th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 24th highest percentage so far in 2017.


Its Course Score of 100.17 ranks it as the 25th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest course in Pennsylvania.

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 Two Rivers Marathon (Sunday) a PR Score of 100.17. This PR Score ranks it as the 24th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest in Pennsylvania.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1350 feet (411m)
Min Elevation: 635 feet (193m)

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