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Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 56°F (13°C)
Average High: 67°F (19°C)
Average Low: 46° F (7°C)

Historical Weather


PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.94
Course Score: 99.26

Race Size

2017: No Results
2016: 525 Finishers
2015: 318 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 9.5%
2015: 7.9%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

Race Day Weather Forecast


Race Day Temperatures High: 54°F  (12°C)
Low: 50°F  (10°C)

Race Start Conditions

50°F  (10°C)

Overcast
NNE 10 mph 

PR Score
(Normal Score)

99.26
(98.94)

Course Score

99.26

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are within the ideal range for optimal marathon performance.
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Course Description

The Coastal Delaware Running Festival Marathon course starts on Tower Road in Delaware Seashore State Park, Dewey Beach. Runners then travel through the town of Rehoboth Beach - spending approximately a mile on the boardwalk.

The course then goes through the Delaware Seashore State Parks' Gordons Pond Wild Life Area, into Cape Henlopen State Park and then back towards the finish on the Junction and Breakwater Trail through Lewes, Rehoboth and Dewey Beach.

The finish of the mostly flat course is at the Hyatt-Lighthouse Cove waterfront complex in Dewey Beach.


Marathon Rankings

The Coastal Delaware Running Festival Marathon was the 138th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 206th largest in 2015.

Last year 9.5% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 7.9% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Coastal Delaware Running Festival Marathon the 228th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 266th highest percentage in 2015.


Its Course Score of 99.26 ranks it as the 135th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest course in Delaware.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are slightly above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Coastal Delaware Running Festival Marathon a PR Score of 98.94. This PR Score ranks it as the 142nd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest in Delaware.

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


Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 47 feet (14m)
Min Elevation: 1 feet (0m)

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Finish Time Equivalent

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