2018: Saturday, August 11, 2018
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Point to Point
Race Day Weather
52° F (11°C)
PR Score & Course Score
PR Score: 95.51
Course Score: 98.12
2017: 80 Finishers
2016: 105 Finishers
2015: 132 Finishers
Marathon Pace Bands & Elevation Wrist Bands
See what splits you need to run for the Paavo Nurmi Marathon
or other marathons
, adjusted for the specific terrain of each marathon, your goal time and pacing strategies.
Create and Order your Waterproof, Snap-on Pace Band
for only $6.99.
Pace & Elevation Bands
Variety of Colors
Snaps Securely on Your Wrist
The Paavo Nurmi Marathon is Wisconsin's longest running marathon. The course travels through forests and fields, along rivers and lakes, numerous hills and elevation changes.
The course starts in the village of Upson and ends on Hurley's Silver Street.
The Paavo Nurmi Marathon was the 395th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 354th largest in 2015.
This year 13.8% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 13.3% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.
This gives the Paavo Nurmi Marathon the 122nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 82nd highest percentage so far in 2017.
Its Course Score of 98.12 ranks it as the 302nd fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 20th fastest course in Wisconsin.
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 Paavo Nurmi Marathon a PR Score of 95.51. This PR Score ranks it as the 390th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 20th fastest in Wisconsin.
Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.