Runners who can document a performance from the past two years (2018 or 2019) better than or equal to the chart below may submit a request for an elite complimentary entry into the 2021 field of their chosen event.
|Dietz & Watson|
|AACR Philadelphia |
|Elite Male Master||26:00||1:10:00||2:30:00|
|Elite Female Master||30:00||1:23:00||2:55:00|
Each request must provide the web address for the race results that document a comparable performance recorded within the last two years. Please note that the AACR Philadelphia Marathon does not provide appearance fees or travel reimbursement. Athletes of the highest caliber may be offered lodging at the discretion of the Philadelphia Marathon Weekend.
Please submit your request by fax to (215) 972-8335 or email [email protected] with the subject: "Elite/Complimentary entry request."
Top Seeded Entry/First Corral
Runners who can document a performance from the past two years (2018 or 2019) better than or equal to the chart below may submit a request for a seeded position in the first corral of their chosen event.
|Dietz & Watson|
|Top Seeded Male||28:00||1:15:00||2:40:00|
|Top Seeded Female||35:00||1:27:00||3:05:00|
- View prior years' results and copy the link to your results
- Register online
- Choose the TOP SEED category for your desired event. During registration, you must supply the link to the results for an event during the last two years (2016 or 2017) where you posted a performance that is compatible with the chart above. If an event fills up, no more seeded requests will be honored. Confirmation of corral assignment will be sent 7-10 days prior to race weekend to all registrants. View prior years' results
- If a runner's qualifying performance cannot be readily verified using the information provided by the runner, he/she will be placed in the first general corral.
- Placement in the TOP SEED corral does not provide a waiver of entry fee. Please see ELITE RUNNERS (above) for additional information.
THE PHILADELPHIA MARATHON WEEKEND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR UNDELIVERED OR LOST ELITE OR TOP SEED REQUESTS. SUBMISSION DOES NOT GUARANTEE ACCEPTANCE.