2015: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Race Day Weather
45° F (7°C)
PR Score & Course Score
PR Score: 99.17
Course Score: 99.17
2014: 1,682 Finishers
2013: 1,821 Finishers
2012: 1,891 Finishers
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The Illinois Marathon course is mostly flat and can be a great course for a PR if the weather is cooler than normal on race day.
The course starts near Assembly Hall, runs through the Illinois campus, loops through Urbana, back through campus, out into Champaign, and finishes on the 50-yard line of Memorial Stadium.
The Illinois Marathon was the 62nd largest marathon in the U.S. last year (not all results are in) and was the 57th largest in 2013.
Last year 7.2% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon.
It's Course Score of 99.17 ranks it as the 134th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 5th fastest course in Illinois.
The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are within the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, give the Illinois Marathon a PR Score of 99.17. This PR Score ranks it as the 93rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest in Illinois.
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Max Elevation: 790 feet (240m)
Min Elevation: 705 feet (214m)
Finish Time Equivalent
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