**Formerly the Warm up for Boston Marathon**
The Warm up for Boston course consists of a flat 1 mile loop completed 26 times.
With average race day temperatures in the 30's, you may need to brave the cold, but these favorable marathon temperatures, coupled with a very flat course could help you achieve a PR or Boston Qualifier (BQ).
The Warm up Columbus was the 435th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 512th largest in 2016.
Last year 25.8% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 28.6% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.
This gives the Warm up Columbus the 28th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 16th highest percentage in 2016.
Its Course Score of 99.21 ranks it as the 153rd fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 7th fastest course in Ohio.
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 Warm up Columbus a PR Score of 99.21. This PR Score ranks it as the 107th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 5th fastest in Ohio.
Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.