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Santa Clarita Marathon

Santa Clarita, CA

Race Dates

2017: Sunday, November 5, 2017
2016: Sunday, November 6, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 60°F (15°C)
Average High: 70°F (21°C)
Average Low: 49° F (9°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 96.96
Course Score: 98.78

Race Size

2016: 325 Finishers
2015: 347 Finishers
2014: 350 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 6.5%
2015: 8.6%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Santa Clarita Marathon starts between the Hyatt Valencia and Westfield Valencia Town Center. The loop course follows 26.2 miles of roadways, paved City trails, and paseos to its finish line at Westfield Valencia Town Center.

Marathon Rankings

The Santa Clarita Marathon was the 195th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 190th largest in 2015.

Last year 6.5% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 8.6% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Santa Clarita Marathon the 336th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 234th highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 98.78 ranks it as the 223rd fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 20th fastest course in California.

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 Santa Clarita Marathon a PR Score of 96.96. This PR Score ranks it as the 332nd fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 26th fastest in California.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1231 feet (375m)
Min Elevation: 1078 feet (328m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

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