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Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Sunday, November 12, 2017

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 57°F (13°C)
Average High: 69°F (20°C)
Average Low: 45° F (7°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.97
Course Score: 99.12

Race Size

2017: No Results
2016: 37 Finishers
2015: 71 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 10.8%
2015: 7%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

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Marathon Rankings

The Cotton Land (formerly Dirty South) Marathon was the 589th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 458th largest in 2015.

Last year 10.8% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 7% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Cotton Land (formerly Dirty South) Marathon the 179th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 299th highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 99.12 ranks it as the 176th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 4th fastest course in Louisiana.

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 Cotton Land (formerly Dirty South) Marathon a PR Score of 98.97. This PR Score ranks it as the 143rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 4th fastest in Louisiana.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 124 feet (37m)
Min Elevation: 69 feet (21m)


Recent Cotton Land (formerly Dirty South) Marathon Reviews

4 Stars from 1 Reviews
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review of 2017 Cotton Land (formerly Dirty South) Marathon.   

4 / 5 Stars


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Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Cotton Land (formerly Dirty South) Marathon in 2:46:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?

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