The Winthrop Marathon course is a point to point, scenic, rural, net downhill and USATF certified. The course is now entirely on paved road.
The marathon has a net elevation loss of 1,300 feet. However, there are some rolling hills during the descent to the finish.
The Winthrop Marathon was the 605th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 477th largest in 2014.
Last year 26.9% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 12.1% of runners qualified for Boston in 2014.
This gives the Winthrop Marathon the 10th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 130th highest percentage in 2014.
Its Course Score of 99.79 ranks it as the 42nd fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 9th fastest course in Washington.
The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Winthrop Marathon a PR Score of 99.79. This PR Score ranks it as the 33rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 8th fastest in Washington.
Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.