Saturday, January 28, 2017
Mostly Out and Back
Race Day Weather
47° F (8°C)
PR Score & Course Score
2017: 31 Finishers
2016: 36 Finishers
2015: 46 Finishers
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The out and back Yuma Territorial Marathon course is held mostly on the shoulder of Highway 95. Marathoners will leave the Cocopah Indian Reservation and pass through Somerton, Arizona. The course continues through Gadsden, Arizona near the border of Mexico and into the city limits of San Luis, Arizona. Runners will then return using the same route.
The course drops approximately 75 feet after about the two mile mark, continues on a mostly flat course on an out-and-back, and then climbs the same hill - this time at the 24 mile mark. The final miles are mostly flat back to the finish.
The Yuma Territorial Marathon was the 598th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 535th largest in 2015.
This year 16.1% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 16.7% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.
This gives the Yuma Territorial Marathon the 68th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 63rd highest percentage so far in 2017.
There are currently no Course or PR Scores for the Yuma Territorial Marathon. If you would like scores calculated, send a request here.
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Max Elevation: 147 feet (44m)
Min Elevation: 73 feet (22m)
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