Only applications submitted through the online elite application form are considered. All athletes must have run on a certified course since January 1, 2017. 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 2018 Elite application here and use the password “eliteapp2018”.
*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.
2018 Elite Standards: Full Marathon
|Qualifying Distance||Open Men||Open Women||Masters Men||Masters Women|
2018 Elite Standards: Half Marathon
|Open Men||Open Women||Masters Men||
2018 Elite Standards: 5k
*Special Case Only. Contact email@example.com for additional information.
2018 Prize Money
|Half Marathon: Open||Half Marathon: Masters|
*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).