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Race Dates

2018: Saturday, June 9, 2018
2017: Saturday, June 10, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Mostly Flat
Type: Out and Back
Surface: Mostly on Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 59°F (15°C)
Average High: 70°F (21°C)
Average Low: 47° F (8°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.13
Course Score: 99.48

Race Size

2017: 61 Finishers
2016: 68 Finishers
2015: 60 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: 14.8%
2016: 23.5%
2015: 13.3%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Whitefish Point course is on the mostly paved Whitefish Point Road bike/foot path. The other sections - Vermilion Road and Superior Drive are either partially paved or on gravel.

Marathon Rankings

The Whitefish Point Marathon was the 491st largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 495th largest in 2015.

This year 14.8% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 23.5% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Whitefish Point Marathon the 27th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 78th highest percentage so far in 2017.

Its Course Score of 99.48 ranks it as the 96th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest course in Michigan.

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 Whitefish Point Marathon a PR Score of 98.13. This PR Score ranks it as the 247th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 8th fastest in Michigan.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 644 feet (196m)
Min Elevation: 605 feet (184m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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