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Brooklyn Marathon

Brooklyn, NY


Race Dates

2017: Sunday, November 19, 2017
2016: Sunday, November 20, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Rolling Hills
Type: Multiple Loops
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 46°F (7°C)
Average High: 52°F (11°C)
Average Low: 40° F (4°C)

Historical Weather


PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 97.99
Course Score: 97.99

Race Size

2016: 398 Finishers
2015: 404 Finishers
2014: 413 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 4.5%
2015: 8.7%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Brooklyn Marathon starts and ends on Center Drive in Prospect Park. The course exits Center Drive at West Drive makes nearly 3 complete circuits of the lower loop of the park, followed by six full loop before returning to Center Drive from East Drive and completing. The course is entirely in the rec lanes.


Marathon Rankings

The Brooklyn Marathon was the 164th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 161st largest in 2015.

Last year 4.5% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 8.7% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Brooklyn Marathon the 399th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 231st highest percentage in 2015.


Its Course Score of 97.99 ranks it as the 299th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 14th fastest course in New York.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are within the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Brooklyn Marathon a PR Score of 97.99. This PR Score ranks it as the 259th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 13th fastest in New York.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 162 feet (49m)
Min Elevation: 59 feet (17m)

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Ratings & Reviews: None




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