Sunday, May 1, 2016
Mostly on Road/Pavement
Race Day Weather
43° F (6°C)
PR Score & Course Score
2016: 108 Finishers
2015: 109 Finishers
2014: 191 Finishers
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The flat Walter Childs Memorial Race of Champions Marathon course is several loops on dirt roads around the reservoir.
The course is uphill as it leaves the reservoir, then gradual, rolling downhill along Mountain Rd., mostly flat along Rock Valley Rd., flat and dirt country road on Cook Rd., mostly flat and straight along residential Pomeroy St., gradual rolling hills on Hendrick St., flat and fast on East and Northhampton Streets (about 5 miles), then 2 miles gradually uphill with the final half mile sharply uphill.
The Walter Childs Memorial Race of Champions Marathon was the 392nd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 290th largest in 2014.
This year 11.1% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 9.2% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.
This gives the Walter Childs Memorial Race of Champions Marathon the 222nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 120th highest percentage so far in 2016.
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