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Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Pancake Flat
Type: Multiple Loops
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 52°F (11°C)
Average High: 64°F (17°C)
Average Low: 40° F (4°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 99.19
Course Score: 99.19

Race Size

2017: No Results
2016: No Results
2015: No Results

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: N/A
2015: N/A

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: Yes

Race Day Weather Forecast

Race Day Temperatures High: 55°F  (13°C)
Low: 34°F  (1°C)

Race Start Conditions

40°F  (4°C)

Mostly Cloudy
NE 9 mph 

PR Score
(Normal Score)


Course Score


The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are within the ideal range for optimal marathon performance.
Go for it!!!

Course Description

The Spring Chance BQ.2 Marathon course is run on the same course as the Last Chance BQ.2 Marathon in the Fall. It consists of 8 laps of a flat route along the Fox River.

The 3.21 mile loop course (plus start/finish spurs) offers plenty of shade, scenic views of parks and forest preserves bordering the river, and a glimpse of downtown Batavia.

The paved trail along both sides of the Fox Valley River is very flat.

Marathon Rankings

Rankings will be listed once the results for this inaugural marathon have been posted.

Its Course Score of 99.19 ranks it as the 155th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 5th fastest course in Illinois.

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 Spring Chance BQ.2 Marathon a PR Score of 99.19. This PR Score ranks it as the 112th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 3rd fastest in Illinois.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 689 feet (210m)
Min Elevation: 668 feet (203m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

If you ran the Spring Chance BQ.2 Marathon in 4:21:00, what would your time in the Boston Marathon be?

See how your race times would compare on other marathon courses using the Marathon Time Converter Tool.