The 7 Bridges Marathon course travels across the Tennessee river 6 times as runners run through Chattanooga.
Runners pass by the Tennessee Aquarium, AT&T field, Creative Discovery Museum, Cross the Dam and run along the River walk, then run through the Art district, Hunter Museum and Historic Walnut street bridge to finish in front of the Carousel in Coolidge Park.
The Seven Bridges Marathon was the 168th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 160th largest in 2016.
Last year 3.3% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 3.9% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.
This gives the Seven Bridges Marathon the 399th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 416th highest percentage in 2016.
Its Course Score of 98.25 ranks it as the 291st fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest course in Tennessee.
The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Seven Bridges Marathon a PR Score of 98.25. This PR Score ranks it as the 236th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest in Tennessee.
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