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Race Dates

2018: Sunday, June 3, 2018
2017: Sunday, June 4, 2017

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 56°F (13°C)
Average High: 64°F (17°C)
Average Low: 48° F (8°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.06
Course Score: 98.95

Race Size

2017: 287 Finishers
2016: 264 Finishers
2015: 260 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: 4.9%
2016: 2.7%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

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Course Description

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Marathon Rankings

The North Olympic Discovery Marathon was the 204th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 228th largest in 2016.

Last year 4.9% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 2.7% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the North Olympic Discovery Marathon the 357th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 447th highest percentage in 2016.

Its Course Score of 98.95 ranks it as the 211th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 19th 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 North Olympic Discovery Marathon a PR Score of 98.06. This PR Score ranks it as the 253rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 23rd fastest in Washington.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 253 feet (77m)
Min Elevation: 9 feet (2m)


Recent North Olympic Discovery Marathon Reviews

5 Stars from 1 Reviews
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review of 2016 North Olympic Discovery Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars


Best small town race ever! Best volunteers, best finish line and best community spirit.

Race Tips

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Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the North Olympic Discovery Marathon in 3:09:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?

See how your race times would compare on other marathon courses using the Marathon Time Converter Tool.