The Winthrop Marathon course is a point to point, scenic, rural, net downhill and USATF certified. The course is now entirely on paved road.
The marathon has a net elevation loss of 1,300 feet. However, there are some rolling hills during the descent to the finish.
The Winthrop Marathon was the 678th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 597th largest in 2015.
In 2015, 26.9% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon.
It ranks 9th in the U.S. in the percentage of finishers achieving Boston Marathon qualifying times in 2015.
Its Course Score of 99.79 ranks it as the 47th fastest marathon course in the U.S. and the 12th fastest course in Washington.
The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Winthrop Marathon a PR Score of 99.79. This PR Score ranks it as the 38th fastest marathon in the U.S. and the 11th fastest in Washington.
Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.