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Bend Marathon

Bend, OR

Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Hilly
Type: Mostly Loop
Surface: Mostly on Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 46°F (7°C)
Average High: 62°F (16°C)
Average Low: 31° F (0°C)

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: Request Score
Course Score: Request Score

Race Size

2017: No Results
2016: 241 Finishers
2015: 240 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 5.8%
2015: 7.1%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The challenging Bend Marathon starts in downtown Bend, goes through the heart of the city, and then heads north along the Deschutes River. At mile 5, the course turns back south and passes through downtown again. The course then travels out to the Cascade Lakes National Scenic Byway with a turn around near Seventh Mountain Resort. The last section of the course goes through Tetherow neighborhood to the West Bend Trail.

The course is run on approximately 85% pavement and 15% gravel trail with about 500 feet between the high and low elevations of the route.

Marathon Rankings

The Bend Marathon was the 244th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 250th largest in 2015.

Last year 5.8% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 7.1% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Bend Marathon the 361st highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 302nd highest percentage in 2015.

There are currently no Course or PR Scores for the Bend Marathon. If you would like scores calculated, send a request here.

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

Elevation Chart

No course elevation available at this time.

Ratings & Reviews: None

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