The Carmel Marathon is a slightly rolling course with approximately 120 feet between the high and low points of the course. The last miles are mostly flat with only minor elevation changes.
The Carmel Marathon was the 112th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 111th largest in 2015.
Last year 14.4% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 10.8% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.
This gives the Carmel Marathon the 106th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 159th highest percentage in 2015.
Its Course Score of 99.16 ranks it as the 159th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 4th fastest course in Indiana.
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 Carmel Marathon a PR Score of 99.16. This PR Score ranks it as the 113th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest in Indiana.
Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.