ELITE ATHLETES

Full Marathon

The Fargo Marathon welcomes elite athletes to our event. Athletes are provided lodging, entry waiver, and travel assistance on a case-by-case basis.

To be considered for this program the following time standards are used as guidelines:

  • Open Men: Sub 2:25:00
  • Open Women: Sub 3:00:00
  • Masters Men: Sub 2:40:00
  • Masters Women: Sub 3:10:00

Times will be confirmed by elite race coordinator and must have been recorded in the past two years. Special consideration for elite entry may be granted for athletes not meeting the above standards, provided the athlete submits exceptional times at shorter distances.

Half Marathon

The WDAY/Forum Communications Half Marathon welcomes elite athletes to our event. Athletes are provided lodging and entry waiver on a case-by-case basis.

To be considered for this program the following time standards are used as guidelines:

  • Open Men: Sub 1:10:00
  • Open Women: Sub 1:25:00

Times will be confirmed by elite race coordinator and must have been recorded in the past two years. Special consideration for elite entry may be granted for athletes not meeting the above standards, provided the athlete submits exceptional times at shorter distances.

Applications MUST BE filled out by May 5, 2018.  Entries after that date will not be considered.