The Bear Lake Utah Marathon is part of a three day series - one race each in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming.
The Marathon course begins on the east side of the lake. There is little traffic on this side and extends for almost 16 miles. The last portion of the course will continue around Laketown, Rendezvous Beach and Ideal Beach Resort. At Ideal Beach Resort, runners enter the paved bike trail leading to the finish line at the Garden City Park.
The Bear Lake Utah Marathon was the 439th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 288th largest in 2015.
This year 8.3% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 2.3% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.
This gives the Bear Lake Utah Marathon the 466th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 141st highest percentage so far in 2017.
Its Course Score of 92.04 ranks it as the 428th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 14th fastest course in Utah.
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 Bear Lake Utah Marathon a PR Score of 91.61. This PR Score ranks it as the 427th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 14th fastest in Utah.
Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.