Uwarrie regulars consider the hills to be tough there. But lets compare it to some wimpy road marathon, like the nearby Blue Ridge Marathon in VA:
Added note: And this is just the 2010 course. They added yet another huge climb for 2011.
Google-Earthed course map:
Of course, at Blue Ridge you probably wouldn't find your self in this situation:
|Photo by Jason R. Rose (found it on facebook)|
And of course we compare them both to pikes peek:
On the plus side, I have now cemented my status as "the weirdo" in my neighborhood.