U.S. Bank OC Marathon Elite Program

U.S. BANK OC MARATHON ELITE ATHLETE PROGRAM

The U.S. Bank OC Marathon Elite Athlete Program supports nationally placed athletes, while highlighting their skills on one of the most scenic Southern California race courses. Elite athletes are invited based on previous personal records (which must be verified) or national rankings. There is a minimum standard that MUST be met to be considered as an elite.  Qualifying athletes are eligible to receive complimentary race entry, hotel accommodations, an elite bib number, and prize money if top finisher. Eligibility is at the discretion of the OC Marathon staff. To qualify as an U.S. Bank OC Marathon or Half Marathon Elite athlete, a runner must have proof of race results at or below the following times in the last 2 years: 


MARATHON

Elite Female - 2:46:00 (or faster)

Elite Male - 2:19:00 (or faster)

 

HALF MARATHON

Elite Female - 1:15:00 (or faster)

Elite Male - 1:05:00 (or faster)


Please contact elite@ocmarathon.com if you have met these requirements and are interested in the U.S. Bank OC Marathon Elite Program. A full running resume will need to be submitted.

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USATF Rules of Competition - As an event sanctioned by USA Track and Field (USATF), the marathon, half marathon and 5k events will be conducted according to USATF Rules of Competion.

Cal-Edge Athlete Development Program

U.S. BANK CAL-EDGE ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

This program allows local top athletes to qualify for California resident-only prize money in addition to the traditional prize purse. Runners will be able to earn both Overall and Cal-Edge prize purses. Qualifying athletes will be considered for a complimentary bib number, entry into a seeded race corral, race day amenities and VIP finish line festival access.  To be considered for the US Bank Cal-Edge Athlete Development Program a runner must have proof of valid race results meeting the qualifying marks from the past two years:


MARATHON

Cal-EDGE FEMALE - 3:05:00 (or faster)

Cal-EDGE MALE - 2:35:00 (or faster)

 

HALF MARATHON

Cal-EDGE FEMALE - 1:24:00 (or faster)

Cal-EDGE MALE - 1:15:00 (or faster)


Please contact elite@ocmarathon.com if you have met these requirements and are interested in the US Bank Cal-Edge Athlete Development Program. A full running resume and proof of valid race qualifying race results will need to be submitted.

CLICK HERE FOR PRIZE PURSE DETAILS.