Sunday, May 3, 2015
Race Day Weather
44° F (6°C)
PR Score & Course Score
PR Score: 98.68
Course Score: 98.68
2015: 1,107 Finishers
2014: 1,334 Finishers
2013: 1,254 Finishers
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From the race website - As a relatively flat and fast course, it has become a favorite local qualifying race for the Boston Marathon. The course is a nice mix of historic urban and rural neighborhoods as the race starts in Downtown Providence and heads south towards the East Bay and Barrington, Rhode Island. The tree lined East Bay Bike path provides plenty of shade and scenic views of the Providence river and skyline.
The Cox Sports Marathon was the 82nd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 82nd largest in 2013.
This year 12.7% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 9.8% of runners qualified for Boston in 2014.
This gives the Cox Sports Marathon the 200th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 56th highest percentage so far in 2015.
Its Course Score of 98.68 ranks it as the 212th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 1st fastest course in Rhode Island.
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 Cox Sports Marathon a PR Score of 98.68. This PR Score ranks it as the 158th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 1st fastest in Rhode Island.
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Max Elevation: 124 feet (37m)
Min Elevation: 4 feet (1m)
Finish Time Equivalent
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