Elite Athlete Information

Only applications submitted through the online elite application form are considered. All athletes must have run on a certified course since January 1, 2018. An Elite Athlete application does not guarantee entry. All applications must be approved by the Elite Athlete Coordinator, Matt Ebersole. If your application is accepted you will receive an e-mail from our Elite Athlete Coordinator with a code to register for your event. Please submit your 2019 Elite application here and use the password “eliteapp2019”.

Entry Standards

*Meeting these standards does not guarantee elite support. All applications are subject to the discretion of the Elite Athlete Coordinator. Elite athlete registration is closed except for those with performances close to the U.S. Marathon Olympic Trials standards and faster.

2019 Elite Standards: Full Marathon

Qualifying Distance Open Men Open Women Masters Men Masters Women
5K 15:50 17:40    
8K/5M 26:15 29:30    
10K 33:15 37:15    
15K 51:30 57:30    
10M 55:30 1:02:00    
1/2M 1:14:00 1:23:00 1:15:00 1:23:00
Mar 2:36:00 2:55:00 2:38:00 2:55:00

 

2019 Elite Standards: Half Marathon

Qualifying Distance

Open Men Open Women Masters Men

Masters Women

5K 15:00 17:15    
8K/5M 24:45 28:30    
10K 31:30 36:15    
15K 48:30 56:15    
10M 52:30 1:00:30    
1/2M 1:10:00 1:21:00 1:10:00 1:20:00
Mar 2:28:00 2:51:00    

2019 Elite Standards: 5k

*Special Case Only. Contact elite@beyondmonumental.org for additional information.  

2018 Prize Money

Place Marathon: Open  Marathon: Masters  Half Marathon: Open  Half Marathon: Masters
1 $1200 $250 $500 $150
2 $750 $150 $400 $100
3 $600 $100 $300 $50
4 $400   $200  
5 $250   $100  

*Overall Awards are Based on Gun Time Additionally, there will be a $1,000 bonus offered to any U.S. man or woman who attains an Olympic Trials qualifying mark in the marathon (Men = 2:19:00; Women = 2:45:00). A $1,000 bonus will be offered to any U.S. man or woman who attains an Olympic Trials qualifying mark in the half marathon (Men = 1:04:00; Women = 1:13:00).