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Salmon Marathon

Salmon, ID

Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Saturday, September 9, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Downhill
Type: Point to Point
Surface: Mostly on Trails
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 53°F (11°C)
Average High: 68°F (20°C)
Average Low: 37° F (2°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 96.61
Course Score: 96.61

Race Size

2018: No Results
2017: No Results
2016: 96 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: N/A
2016: 16.7%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

Approximately 21 miles of the Salmon Marathon course is dirt or gravel and dirt surface. The last five miles are on pavement. In addition, there are three short stretches along the dirt road that are paved.

There are two short hills on the course, the first hill is after mile 7 and the second hill after the half marathon point.

The remainder of the course is gently rolling, but generally downhill.

Marathon Rankings

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

In 2016, 16.7% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon.

It ranks 65th in the U.S. in the percentage of finishers achieving Boston Marathon qualifying times in 2016.

Its Course Score of 96.61 ranks it as the 394th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 8th fastest course in Idaho.

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 Salmon Marathon a PR Score of 96.61. This PR Score ranks it as the 363rd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 8th fastest in Idaho.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 4887 feet (1489m)
Min Elevation: 3930 feet (1198m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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