NCR Marathon

Northern Central Rail Trail Marathon

 
4.5 (1 reviews)

Sparks, MD
November 25, 2017

The Northern Central Trail Marathon is held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving in northern Baltimore County, Maryland. It's an out & back course primarily along the flat Northern Central Railroad Trail (compacted dirt / fine stone).

Race Reviews: 1
Overall Rating:
 
4.5
Course:
 
4.5
Organization:
 
4.5
Value:
 
4.5
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I ran this one in 2015 (4:22) & 2016 (4:17) and expect to be back in future years. It's an easy, mostly flat course with nice views of the river. It's the week after the JFK 50 miler, so a perfect recovery race. It's also well organized & provisioned.
Overall Rating:
 
4.5
Course:
 
4.5
Organization:
 
4.5
Value:
 
4.5
Reviewed by ms on 6/17/2017
Racing Experience: 20+ Marathons
Location: Edgewater, Md

Review: I ran this one in 2015 (4:22) & 2016 (4:17) and expect to be back in future years. It's an easy, mostly flat course with nice views of the river. It's the week after the JFK 50 miler, so a perfect recovery race. It's also well organized & provisioned.

Elevation Profile


Course Vitals

Course Layout: Out & Back
Elevation Gain: 500 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 2.00
Surface: Mostly Trail/Not-Paved
Certified: Yes

Gender Distribution


Total Number of Participants: 275

Finishing Times

Age Distribution

Boston & NYC Qualifiers

Total Qualifiers:

Boston 47

New York 12

 

Percentage of Total Finishers:

Boston 17.1%

New York 4.4%


Note: Data based off of 2016 race results