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Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: Saturday, February 13, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Rolling Hills
Type: Multiple Loops
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 59°F (15°C)
Average High: 69°F (20°C)
Average Low: 49° F (9°C)

Historical Weather


PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.72
Course Score: 99.22

Race Size

2017: No Results
2016: 254 Finishers
2015: No Results

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 99.2%
2015: N/A

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The 2016 United States Olympic Marathon Trials starts and finishes at the Gilbert Lindsay Plaza between the Staples Center and the L.A. Convention Center. The men will start at 10:06am and the women will start 16 minutes later at 10:22am.

The marathon course consists of an initial 2.2188 mile section followed by four repetitions of a 6 mile loop.


Marathon Rankings

The U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials was the th largest marathon in the U.S. last year.

Its Course Score of 99.22 ranks it as the th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the th fastest course in California.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are slightly above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials a PR Score of 98.72. This PR Score ranks it as the th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the th fastest in California.

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


Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 287 feet (87m)
Min Elevation: 178 feet (54m)

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Ratings & Reviews: None




Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in 4:43:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?

See how your race times would compare on other marathon courses using the Marathon Time Converter Tool.