Elite Athletes

Saskatchewan Marathon Elite Application Information

The Saskatchewan Marathon warmly invites competitive and elite runners to apply for complimentary entry to the race.  We work hard to organize the premiere running event in Saskatchewan and are developing an even more competitive component for local and international runners alike.  In 2017 we will be opening a limited number of spots for both men and women in each of the four events: marathon, half-marathon, 10km and 5km.

How to apply:

We will consider applications in the order they are received as well as the following athletic standards:

Marathon

International Men 2:35 International Women 2:55
Canadian Men 2:40 Canadian Women 3:00

 

Half Marathon

International Men 1:05 International Women 1:17
Canadian Men 1:10 Canadian Women 1:20

 

10 Km

International Men 31:00 International Women 36:00
Canadian Men 33:00 Canadian Women 38:00

 

5 km

International Men 15:00 International Women 18:00
Canadian Men 15:30 Canadian Women 18:30

 

Please direct applications and/or inquiries to the Elite Athlete coordinator (kimali@onpurpose.ca)

For international runners, we may also be able to accommodate local billeting requests, provided sufficient notice in advance is given.

Check back on January 1 to download the Elite Athlete registration form for 2017

Athlete Responsibilities

Successful applicants will need to submit a brief running bio and picture for use on the Saskatchewan Marathon website.

  • Pre-Race interviews. These will be at a mutually convenient time leading up to and on the race day.
  • Media / VIP Reception – TBD
  • Awards Ceremony – Race Day We request the presence of the top three finishers at our awards ceremony to receive your laurels.