Elite Runners

ELITE ATHLETES

Elite Runners

(ONLY THOSE ATHLETES REGISTERED UNDER THE ELITE CATEGORY ARE ELIGIBLE TO BE DECLARED WINNERS FOR THE WINNING POSITIONS AND WIN THE DECLARED PRIZE MONEY.)

Winning Positions are declared for the Full Marathon, Half Marathon and the 10K Run Events. There are no Winning Positions or Prize money for the 5K Fun-Run.

Winning positions are determined by GUN time only and NOT by CHIP time

The Number of Winning Positions & the corresponding Prize Money will be updated periodically. Elite Athletes may check the status on the Website periodically. Tax will be Deducted at source (TDS) on the declared Prize Money as per Income Tax regulations.

Besides being eligible for the winning positions & prize money, Elite Athletes are 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 Athletes are NOT entitled to:

  • Any Travel Expenditure to reach the event
  • Any Hospitality to participate in the event
  • Any monetary benefits to participate in the event.

ELITE ATHLETE REQUIREMENTS

All Elite athletes who meet the Elite qualifying standards receive Elite status and privileges.

Qualifying times for an Elite Athlete are as listed under. These qualifying times should have been in events participated in on or after September 1, 2015. Only those events approved by Event Organizers can be considered for the qualifying times.

  • 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

ELITE ATHLETE REGISTRATIONS

Elite Athletes may register online under the Elite Category. Alternately, they may register themselves in the Elite Athlete Help Desk at the Expo during Bib Distribution. No registration for Elite Category will be entertained on Race Day.

All Elite athletes will have to provide to the organizers, prior to the race, a copy of the following documents :

Indian Athletes :

  • PAN Card number
  • Clear address proof
  • Phone number

International Athletes :

  • Passport Number with Copy of Non-Indian Passport
  • Any other Indian Govt. Tax ID Number
  • Phone number