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Race Dates

2018: Sunday, April 29, 2018
2017: Sunday, April 30, 2017

Course Information

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

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 51°F (10°C)
Average High: 60°F (15°C)
Average Low: 41° F (5°C)

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: Request Score
Course Score: Request Score

Race Size

2017: 92 Finishers
2016: 82 Finishers
2015: 99 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2018: N/A
2017: 12%
2016: 17.1%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Waterloo Marathon winds through rural mennonite country. From start to finish both marathon courses have an elevation change of only 50 meters.

Marathon Rankings

The Waterloo Marathon was the 26th largest marathon in Canada last year and was the 31st largest in 2016.

Last year 12% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 17.1% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.

This gives the Waterloo Marathon the 28th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in Canada last year and the 15th highest percentage in 2016.

There are currently no Course or PR Scores for the Waterloo Marathon. If you would like scores calculated, send a request here.

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

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 1147 feet (349m)
Min Elevation: 1017 feet (310m)

No course elevation available at this time.

Recent Waterloo Marathon Reviews

5 Stars from 1 Reviews
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review of 2014 Waterloo Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars


very beautiful little run through menonite country. It may be a little chilly since it is in April, (it was cold this year. Water stations were plenty.

Race Tips

There are a few long hills, but they are gradual.

Logistical Tips (Hotels, Restaurants, Parking, Discounts, etc.)

Finish Time Equivalent

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