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Operation Jack Marathon

Los Angeles, CA


Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Pancake Flat
Type: Multiple Out and Backs
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: 99.28
Course Score: 99.28

Race Size

2018: No Results
2017: No Results
2016: 114 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: N/A
2016: 3.5%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The flat Operation Jack Marathon course consists of a 6.55 mile segment along the Pacific Ocean and Ballona Creek.

The course first heads to the north turnaround at 4.15 miles, heads back 6.55 miles to the south turnaround in Manhattan Beach. Runners then head 2.4 miles back to the start/finish line to complete the course again.

There is only 29 feet of elevation difference between the high and low points of the course.


Marathon Rankings

Rankings will be listed for 2018 at the end of the year.

In 2016, 3.5% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon.

It ranks 429th in the U.S. in the percentage of finishers achieving Boston Marathon qualifying times in 2016.


Its Course Score of 99.28 ranks it as the 142nd fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 10th fastest course in California.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Operation Jack Marathon a PR Score of 99.28. This PR Score ranks it as the 100th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 8th fastest in California.

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


Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 40 feet (12m)
Min Elevation: 11 feet (3m)

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Finish Time Equivalent

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