City of Oaks Marathon

City of Oaks Marathon

 
4.5 (1 reviews)

Raleigh, NC
November 05, 2017

The Raleigh City of Oaks Marathon course is designed to showcase many of the focal points of the city including Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh, the State Capitol Building, the Glenwood South restaurant district, Meredith College, N.C. State University, and the Bell Tower. The course exposes the diversity of Raleigh's landscape, from modern city to wooded trails with a lakeside setting. It's also USATF certified and a Boston qualifier.

Race Reviews: 1
Overall Rating:
 
4.5
Course:
 
4.5
Organization:
 
5.0
Value:
 
4.0
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Pros-
1. Scenic, varied course. There are trail sections and road sections and the fall foliage is beautiful
2. Good organization and pre-race communication.
3. Nice shirts and medals. Good food and massages at the finish.

Cons-
Can't really think of any- the course has a few difficult sections but I didn't mind them
Overall Rating:
 
4.5
Course:
 
4.5
Organization:
 
5.0
Value:
 
4.0
Reviewed by KW on 9/13/2017
Racing Experience: 20+ Marathons
Location: Danville,PA

Review: Pros-
1. Scenic, varied course. There are trail sections and road sections and the fall foliage is beautiful
2. Good organization and pre-race communication.
3. Nice shirts and medals. Good food and massages at the finish.

Cons-
Can't really think of any- the course has a few difficult sections but I didn't mind them

Elevation Profile


Course Vitals

Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 525 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 2.50
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

Gender Distribution


Total Number of Participants: 500

Finishing Times

Age Distribution

Boston & NYC Qualifiers

Total Qualifiers:

Boston 47

New York 16

 

Percentage of Total Finishers:

Boston 9.2%

New York 3.1%


Note: Data based off of 2016 race results