FindMyMarathon.com



Wait until the last minute to order a Pace Band?
Choose Expedited or Express Shipping at Checkout and receive your Band in 1-3 Days.



Best Marathons of 2016

View our Best Marathons of 2016 Winners.

Want help out with the Best of 2017 Lists? Rate and Review Your Marathons Today!




Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Saturday, September 9, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Pancake Flat
Type: Multiple Loops
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 67°F (19°C)
Average High: 75°F (23°C)
Average Low: 60° F (15°C)

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 96.86
Course Score: 99.55

Race Size

2017: 108 Finishers
2016: No Results
2015: No Results

BQ Percentages

2017: 47.2%
2016: N/A
2015: N/A

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

Marathon Pace Bands & Elevation Wrist Bands

See what splits you need to run for the Charles River Marathon or other marathons, adjusted for the specific terrain of each marathon, your goal time and pacing strategies.

Create and Order your Waterproof, Snap-on Pace Band for only $6.99.


Course Description

The Charles River Marathon course is a flat 2.62 mile loop on park paths around the Charles River. The start and finish are at DCRís Herter Park. The only significant elevation changes are the two crossings of the Charles River each lap.


Marathon Rankings

Rankings will be listed for 2017 at the end of the year.

Its Course Score of 99.55 ranks it as the 82nd fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest course in Massachusetts.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Charles River Marathon a PR Score of 96.86. This PR Score ranks it as the 348th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 9th fastest in Massachusetts.

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


Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 16 feet (4m)
Min Elevation: 2 feet (0m)

Charles




Ratings & Reviews: None




Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Charles River Marathon in 4:24:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?

See how your race times would compare on other marathon courses using the Marathon Time Converter Tool.