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Race Dates

2018: TBD
2017: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Course Information

Profile: Downhill
Type: Point to Point
Surface: Trail
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 66°F (18°C)
Average High: 75°F (23°C)
Average Low: 56° F (13°C)

Historical Weather

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 102.62
Course Score: 104.37

Race Size

2017: 343 Finishers
2016: 225 Finishers
2015: No Results

BQ Percentages

2017: 42.3%
2016: 30.2%
2015: N/A

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The downhill Tunnel Vision (formerly Super Tunnel) Marathon is run on the same very fast downhill course as the Light at the End of the Tunnel Marathon.

Marathon Rankings

The Tunnel Vision Marathon was the 251st largest marathon in the U.S. last year.

This year 42.3% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 30.2% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Tunnel Vision Marathon the 10th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 2nd highest percentage so far in 2017.

Its Course Score of 104.37 ranks it as the 10th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 5th fastest course in Washington.

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 Tunnel Vision Marathon a PR Score of 102.62. This PR Score ranks it as the 11th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 5th fastest in Washington.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 2563 feet (781m)
Min Elevation: 515 feet (157m)


Recent Tunnel Vision Marathon Reviews

5 Stars from 1 Reviews
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review of 2016 Tunnel Vision Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars


Loved this race and this course. Beautiful and fast (my first BQ after 27 marathons). You would have a difficult time finding better August weather anywhere in the U.S. (it was 53 at the start and 66 when I finished).

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