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Race Dates

2018: Sunday, October 7, 2018
2017: Sunday, October 1, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Mostly Flat
Type: Loop
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 53°F (11°C)
Average High: 60°F (15°C)
Average Low: 46° F (7°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 99.33
Course Score: 99.33

Race Size

2017: 346 Finishers
2016: 131 Finishers
2015: 170 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: 5.2%
2016: 10.7%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Northern Ohio Marathon start and finishes in Headlands Beach State Park, in Mentor, Ohio. The course runs through northern Mentor, Willoughby and along the lakeshore.

Marathon Rankings

The Northern Ohio Marathon was the 171st largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 340th largest in 2016.

Last year 5.2% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 10.7% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Northern Ohio Marathon the 348th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 180th highest percentage in 2016.

Its Course Score of 99.33 ranks it as the 131st fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 5th fastest course in Ohio.

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 Northern Ohio Marathon a PR Score of 99.33. This PR Score ranks it as the 92nd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 4th fastest in Ohio.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 633 feet (192m)
Min Elevation: 574 feet (175m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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