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Emerald Isle Marathon

Emerald Isle, NC

Race Dates

2018: Saturday, March 10, 2018
2017: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Pancake Flat
Type: Out and Back
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 55°F (12°C)
Average High: 65°F (18°C)
Average Low: 45° F (7°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 99.46
Course Score: 99.46

Race Size

2017: 171 Finishers
2016: 171 Finishers
2015: 166 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: 14.6%
2016: 13.5%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

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Marathon Rankings

The Emerald Isle Marathon was the 289th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 297th largest in 2016.

Last year 14.6% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 13.5% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Emerald Isle Marathon the 112th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 114th highest percentage in 2016.

Its Course Score of 99.46 ranks it as the 109th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest course in North Carolina.

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 Emerald Isle Marathon a PR Score of 99.46. This PR Score ranks it as the 73rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest in North Carolina.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 31 feet (9m)
Min Elevation: 3 feet (0m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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