The Hyannis Marathon is a two loop course. The course is paved and mostly flat and gentle with a few rolling areas. The course is open to traffic.
The weather late February/early Spring weather in Hyannis can be unpredictable, so be prepared for snow, ice, or very cold weather (2015 race cancelled due to icy road conditions). With the typically low temperatures, the course can be fast if the weather is not too extreme.
The Hyannis Marathon was the 193rd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 167th largest in 2016.
Last year 19.2% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 14.4% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.
This gives the Hyannis Marathon the 62nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 97th highest percentage in 2016.
Its Course Score of 98.95 ranks it as the 208th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 5th fastest course in Massachusetts.
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 Hyannis Marathon a PR Score of 98.95. This PR Score ranks it as the 149th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 4th fastest in Massachusetts.
Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.