Elite Runners

ELITE ATHLETES

(ONLY ELITE ATHLETES WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN THE PRIZE MONEY FOR THE TOP THREE WINNING POSITIONS)

(Prize money is determined by GUN time only and NOT by CHIP time.)(You HAVE to be registered as an Elite athlete to win any prize money at the Airtel Hyderabad Marathon)

The Airtel Hyderabad Marathon invites athletes to apply for elite status for our Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K Run.

Elite Athlete BIB placements are limited and these participants will receive a start placement in the front of the pack at the beginning of the race. The requirements and applications for Elite registration are explained below and involve a check of past performances.

Elite Athlete will be entitled to:

  • Special Race communications
  • Special Elite Booth at the Health & Fitness Expo for BIB collection
  • Specially Coded Race BIB
  • Special warm up zone at Start Area
  • Priority line up placement in the front at the Start Line
  • Elite Athlete Tent & baggage drop at Start
  • Elite Tent at the Finish Area
  • Special elite coordinators/ volunteers

ELITE ATHLETE REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION

All Elite athletes that meet the Elite (explained below) qualifying standards receive elite status and privileges. Only elite athletes will be eligible for any prize money, which will be given to the top three positions in the male and female categories for the Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K Race.

NOTE: All prize money determining winner positions (top three) will be based on GUN TIME and NOT CHIP TIME. Elite Athletes will also receive placement at the front of the race. All elite status qualifying times must have been achieved in the past 2 years to be considered.

Note: We will not be providing travel expenses to and from Hyderabad or accommodations for elite athletes.

Qualifying times for an Elite Athlete are listed below:

  • Men - Full Marathon: Sub 2:55 / Half Marathon: Sub 1:25 / 10K Race: 0:35 mins
  • Women - Full Marathon: Sub 4:00 / Half Marathon: Sub 2:00 / 10K Race: 0:40mins

Please Note the all Elite athletes will have to provide the organizers before your race a copy of your:

Indian Athletes:

  • PAN Card number
  • Clear address
  • Phone number

International Athletes will have to provide us:

  • Your Passport Number
  • Any other Govt. Tax ID Number you may have.
  • Phone number
  • Please go through the Prize Money to view the prize purse and individual winner awards.
  • ***All winners cash prizes will be given after deducting all applicable taxes.