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Race Dates

2017: Saturday, November 4, 2017
2016: Sunday, November 6, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 62°F (16°C)
Average High: 74°F (23°C)
Average Low: 51° F (10°C)

Historical Weather


PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.54
Course Score: 99.44

Race Size

2016: 2,235 Finishers
2015: 1,249 Finishers
2014: 2,799 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 4.1%
2015: 8.2%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

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Course Description

The Rock 'n' Roll Savannah Marathon is a very flat course. As long as the temperature and humidity stays is normal or below normal, the course can be an excellent PR or Boston Qualifier marathon.


Marathon Rankings

The Rock n Roll Savannah Marathon was the 38th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 77th largest in 2015.

Last year 4.1% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 8.2% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Rock n Roll Savannah Marathon the 414th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 249th highest percentage in 2015.


Its Course Score of 99.44 ranks it as the 105th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 2nd fastest course in Georgia.

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 Rock n Roll Savannah Marathon a PR Score of 98.54. This PR Score ranks it as the 198th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest in Georgia.

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


Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 54 feet (16m)
Min Elevation: 3 feet (0m)

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Recent Rock n Roll Savannah Marathon Reviews

5 Stars from 3 Reviews
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review of 2016 Rock n Roll Savannah Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars

Review

Great support from the city and its citizens. Fairly flat and easy.

Race Tips


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




review of 2013 Rock n Roll Savannah Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars

Review

Beautiful city, lots to do.

Race Tips

Flat, easy course. Let it fly!

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

Hotels very reasonable and plentiful. Stayed at a B&B it was amazing.



review of 2013 Rock n Roll Savannah Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars

Review

Beautiful course. Loved the support from the people in Savannah. Running around Savannah State University was a lot of fun, and the students were very encouraging when you needed it the most.

Race Tips


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

We stayed at the Hyatt, which was right next to the start line. Perfect location. Walked out of the hotel at 6:45 for a 7:00 start time.



Finish Time Equivalent

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