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Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: Sunday, May 22, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Mostly Flat
Type: Out and Back
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 57°F (13°C)
Average High: 69°F (20°C)
Average Low: 43° F (6°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.68
Course Score: 98.83

Race Size

2016: 40 Finishers
2015: 32 Finishers
2014: 38 Finishers

BQ Percentages

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

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Willamette Valley Marathon is run on the first leg of the Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway.

Marathon Rankings

The Willamette Valley Marathon was the 589th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 547th largest in 2014.

In 2014, 7.9% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon.

It ranks 261st in the U.S. in the percentage of finishers achieving Boston Marathon qualifying times in 2014.

Its Course Score of 98.83 ranks it as the 209th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 7th fastest course in Oregon.

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 Willamette Valley Marathon a PR Score of 98.68. This PR Score ranks it as the 168th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 6th fastest in Oregon.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 185 feet (56m)
Min Elevation: 106 feet (32m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Willamette Valley Marathon in 4:09:00, 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.