Athletes must meet the criteria outlined below to be eligible for elite, Best of British or top club entries.
For an Elite or Best of British entry please click here to email our Elites Coordinator. You must provide proof of your qualifying time when submitting the email. Elite and Best of British athletes receive complimentary entry, a contribution towards travel expenses, front start pen access and a complimentary night’s accommodation if based outside the local area, subject to availability (3 nights for overseas athletes).
For a Top Club entry please submit the form below. All athletes must have run the standard since 1st January 2017. Top Club athletes receive complimentary entry and front start pen access. Please note that Top Club places are only available to British athletes.
Details on Prizes and Time Bonuses can be found here.
|Elite (M)||Best of British (M)||Top Club (M)||Elite (F)||Best of British (F)||Top Club (F)|
|Marathon||sub 2:16:00||sub 2:28:00||sub 2:40:00||sub 2:38:00||sub 2:48:00||sub 3:00:00|
|Half Marathon||sub 1:04:00||sub 1:04:00||sub 1:12:00||sub 1:15:00||sub 1:15:00||sub 1:23:00|
|10K||sub 30:00||sub 30:00||n/a||sub 37:00||sub 37:00||n/a|
|Qualifying time (marathon)||sub 2:40:00||sub 3:00:00|
|Qualifying time (half marathon)||sub 1:12:00||sub 1:23:00|
If you have run a marathon or half marathon after the 1st January 2017 that meets the criteria below then you can apply for a ‘Good for Age’ entry. This is standard club entry which also guarantees a starting pen near the front of the race. You must be within the time limit to get a Good for Age entry, please don’t contact us if you are not fully within the time limit as we will reject your application.
The time criteria for MARATHON good for age runners is shown below:
|age 18 – 40||sub 3.05||age 18 – 49||sub 3.30|
|age 41 – 59||sub 3.15||age 50 – 54||sub 4.00|
|age 60 – 64||sub 3.30||age 55 – 59||sub 4.15|
|age 65 – 69||sub 4.00||age 60 – 64||sub 4.30|
|age 70||sub 5.00||age 65 – 69||sub 5.30|
|age 70||sub 6.30|
The time criteria for HALF MARATHON good for age runners is shown below:
|Age 18 – 40||sub 75 mins||Age 18 – 40||sub 90 mins|
|Age 41 – 50||sub 85 mins||Age 41 – 50||sub 100 mins|
|Age 50||sub 95 mins||Age 50||sub 110 mins|