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Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: Sunday, October 9, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 69°F (20°C)
Average High: 81°F (27°C)
Average Low: 58° F (14°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 94.76
Course Score: 97.34

Race Size

2016: No Results
2015: 164 Finishers
2014: 186 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: N/A
2015: 7.9%
2014: 6.5%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

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Course Description

The challenging Tyler Rose Marathon course takes runners through the country, around the airport, along the highway, through the neighborhoods and back in town. The course includes shaded pastoral parts in the middle and once you get to mile 15, the last 11 miles are in the Azalea Trail area.

The high typical race day temperature coupled with the rolling course will make runners earn their PRs and Boston Qualifying times (BQs) on this course.

Marathon Rankings

The Tyler Rose Marathon was the 321st largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 302nd largest in 2014.

Last year 7.9% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 6.5% of runners qualified for Boston in 2014.

This gives the Tyler Rose Marathon the 273rd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 304th highest percentage in 2014.

Its Course Score of 97.34 ranks it as the 352nd fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 22nd fastest course in Texas.

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 Tyler Rose Marathon a PR Score of 94.76. This PR Score ranks it as the 388th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 23rd fastest in Texas.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 610 feet (185m)
Min Elevation: 441 feet (134m)


Ratings & Reviews for the Tyler Rose Marathon

4 Stars from 1 Reviews

review of 2013 Tyler Rose Marathon.   

4 / 5 Stars


The course is a mix of country roads, highways, and very pretty neighborhoods. If your looking for a challenge, Tyler is it. Massive climbs and descents ALL the way through. Never flat at all.

Race Tips

Temp is around 80, and the hills are significant. Train properly.

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

The race is small but well organized and supported. The finish is in the middle of a beautiful rose garden. Very good community involvement.

Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Tyler Rose Marathon in 4:13:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?

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