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Race Dates

2018: Sunday, September 9, 2018
2017: Sunday, September 10, 2017

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 54°F (12°C)
Average High: 66°F (18°C)
Average Low: 41° F (5°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 99.61
Course Score: 99.61

Race Size

2017: 304 Finishers
2016: 316 Finishers
2015: 351 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: 9.2%
2016: 12%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

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Marathon Rankings

The Queen City Marathon was the 16th largest marathon in Canada last year and was the 15th largest in 2016.

Last year 9.2% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 12% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Queen City Marathon the 32nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in Canada last year and the 29th highest percentage in 2016.

Its Course Score of 99.61 ranks it as the 8th fastest marathon course in Canada and the 2nd fastest course in Saskatchewan.

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 Queen City Marathon a PR Score of 99.61. This PR Score ranks it as the 7th fastest marathon in Canada and the 2nd fastest in Saskatchewan.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1893 feet (577m)
Min Elevation: 1860 feet (567m)


Recent Queen City Marathon Reviews

5 Stars from 1 Reviews
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review of 2017 Queen City Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars


The course is flat and race well organized. Lots of runners keep,you company in the first half as the half marathon course is similar and starts at the same time. I've run this race several times and the weather is variable with some warm years and some cooler years. The wind can also be a factor some years. The runners are very spread out in the second half.

Race Tips

Logistical Tips (Hotels, Restaurants, Parking, Discounts, etc.)

Almost everyone drives to the start. Allow a little extra time to park. Start line is about 2 miles or so from downtown hotels.

Finish Time Equivalent

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