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Race Dates

2018: Sunday, May 6, 2018
2017: Sunday, May 7, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Rolling Hills
Type: Loop
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 56°F (13°C)
Average High: 67°F (19°C)
Average Low: 45° F (7°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.64
Course Score: 98.64

Race Size

2017: 383 Finishers
2016: 417 Finishers
2015: 361 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: 13.1%
2016: 8.4%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Eau Claire Marathon course starts and finishes in Carson Park. The route utilizes our city streets and area bike trails, with multiple river crossings. The second half of the race is essentially flat or downhill until the up-and-over finish back into Carson Park.

Marathon Rankings

The Eau Claire Marathon was the 161st largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 158th largest in 2016.

Last year 13.1% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 8.4% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Eau Claire Marathon the 136th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 262nd highest percentage in 2016.

Its Course Score of 98.64 ranks it as the 253rd fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 12th fastest course in Wisconsin.

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 Eau Claire Marathon a PR Score of 98.64. This PR Score ranks it as the 193rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 9th fastest in Wisconsin.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 901 feet (274m)
Min Elevation: 769 feet (234m)


Recent Eau Claire Marathon Reviews

5 Stars from 1 Reviews
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review of 2017 Eau Claire Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars


Great marathon, good crowd support, relatively even course with only a few hills.

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