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Race Dates

2017: Saturday, November 11, 2017
2016: Saturday, November 12, 2016

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 42°F (5°C)
Average High: 50°F (10°C)
Average Low: 34° F (1°C)

Historical Weather


PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 98.60
Course Score: 98.60

Race Size

2016: 125 Finishers
2015: 172 Finishers
2014: 177 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 16.8%
2015: 18.6%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

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Marathon Rankings

The Veterans Marathon was the 359th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 304th largest in 2015.

Last year 16.8% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 18.6% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Veterans Marathon the 65th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 48th highest percentage in 2015.


Its Course Score of 98.60 ranks it as the 248th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 7th fastest course in Indiana.

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 Veterans Marathon a PR Score of 98.60. This PR Score ranks it as the 187th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 4th fastest in Indiana.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 863 feet (263m)
Min Elevation: 801 feet (244m)

Veterans




Recent Veterans Marathon Reviews

2 Stars from 1 Reviews
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review of 2016 Veterans Marathon.   

2 / 5 Stars

Review

Pros: start/finish at cute, small town square

Cons: I did not see another runner from mile 13.1-17 and was running in very rural areas. It was a bit creepy.

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