ARCHIVED RACE: Blue Ridge Marathon – America’s Toughest Road Marathon @ Blue Ridge Parkway, Roanoke, VA, USA on 20 April 2013

Race Info & Description

Race Information:

  • Event Name: Blue Ridge Marathon - America's Toughest Road Marathon
  • Distance (Miles): 26.2, 52.4, 13.1
  • Date: 20 April 2013
  • Start Time: 07.30
  • Venue: Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Best Time (Men): 03:01:36
  • Best Time (Women): 03:32.50
  • Organised By: Blue Ridge Marathon
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes
  • Has Changing Facilities? Yes
  • Has Water Stations? Yes
  • Has Prizes / Awards? Yes

Race Description

The 2012 course includes 3,620 feet of total elevation gain and 7,234 feet of total elevation change. Kind of gives new meaning to runner’s high.

The uphill portions will test each runner’s strength and endurance while the equally challenging downhill sections are sure to weed out those who are unprepared. The breathtaking views and stunning Blue Ridge Mountain scenery will offer some reprieve to runners as they persevere to the finish line! Are you up for the challenge of America’s Toughest Road Marathon?

Full Marathon, Double Marathon, Team Relay, and Half Marathon options.

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