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Chasing the Unicorn Marathon

Washington Crossing, PA

Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Sunday, September 10, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Mostly Flat
Type: Multiple Out and Backs
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 74°F (23°C)
Average High: 84°F (28°C)
Average Low: 64° F (17°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 94.99
Course Score: 99.67

Race Size

2018: No Results
2017: 79 Finishers
2016: No Results

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: 26.6%
2016: N/A

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Chasing the Unicorn Marathon course is a double out-and back along the historic Delaware Canal State Park towpath trail. The course runs from Washington Crossing Historic Park north to the southern edge of New Hope, Pennsylvania, turning around near Che Odette's, back to the start line, and then completing the same out and back.

The first and last half miles and a half mile of each lo0p are on paved surface. The rest of the loop is packed crushed argulite (think cinder high school track surface).

There is only approximately 22 feet difference between the highest and lowest elevation points on the course.

Marathon Rankings

The Chasing the Unicorn Marathon was the 401st largest marathon in the U.S. last year.

Its Course Score of 99.67 ranks it as the 65th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 7th fastest course in Pennsylvania.

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 Chasing the Unicorn Marathon a PR Score of 94.99. This PR Score ranks it as the 411th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 18th fastest in Pennsylvania.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 59 feet (17m)
Min Elevation: 42 feet (12m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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