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Leavenworth Marathon

Leavenworth, WA

Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: Saturday, October 1, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Downhill
Type: Multiple Loops
Surface: Mostly on Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 63°F (17°C)
Average High: 74°F (23°C)
Average Low: 51° F (10°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 101.83
Course Score: 102.80

Race Size

2016: 217 Finishers
2015: 310 Finishers
2014: 290 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: 10.1%
2015: 8.7%
2014: 14.4%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

After the initial 10 mile descent (drops approximately 1400 feet), the Leavenworth Marathon course does have a lot of turns which may slow some runners on this fast downhill/flat course.

From the race website - The course runs on a combination of scenic country roads and trails around Leavenworth bordering the Wenatchee National Forest and Alpine Lakes Wilderness area. Each course is about 10% dirt trail along the Wenatchee River in Waterfront Park.

Marathon Rankings

The Leavenworth Marathon was the 211th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 232nd largest in 2014.

This year 10.1% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 8.7% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Leavenworth Marathon the 234th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 141st highest percentage so far in 2016.

Its Course Score of 102.80 ranks it as the 10th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 5th fastest course in Washington.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Leavenworth Marathon a PR Score of 101.83. This PR Score ranks it as the 12th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 6th fastest in Washington.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 2551 feet (777m)
Min Elevation: 1089 feet (332m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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