The San Francisco Marathon invites athletes to apply for elite or sub-seeded status for our full or second half marathon. The race will distribute complimentary or discounted entries based on past performance.

Elite and Sub-Seeded Athlete bib placements are limited and these participants will receive placement in the front of the pack at the beginning of the race. The requirements and applications for Elite and Sub-Seeded registration are explained below and involve a thorough check of past performances.

Elite and Sub-Seed Athlete Applications Close Sunday, May 31st, 2015

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Elite Athlete Requirements and Application

The first 250 athletes that meet the elite qualifying standards receive complimentary entries. Elite Athletes will also receive placement at the front of the race. Times must have been achieved in the past 2 years to be considered.

Qualifying times are listed below:

Men

Full Marathon: Sub 2:40 / Half Marathon: Sub 1:18

Women

Full Marathon: Sub 3:00 / Half Marathon: Sub 1:28

Elite Athlete – Apply HERE

Elite Athlete Application Closes Sunday, May 31st, 2015

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Sub-Seeded Athlete Requirements and Application

The first 250 athletes that meet the sub-seeded qualifying standards receive discounted entries. Sub-Seeded Athletes will also receive placement just behind the Elite Athletes at the beginning of the race. Times must have been achieved in the past 2 years to be considered.

Qualifying times are listed below

Men

Open – Full Marathon: Sub 2:55 / Half Marathon: Sub 1:28
Masters (40+) – Full Marathon: Sub 3:10 / Half Marathon: Sub 1:30
Masters (55+) – Full Marathon: Sub 3:40 / Half Marathon: Sub 1:40
Masters (75+) – Full Marathon: Sub 4:10 / Half Marathon: Sub 1:55

Women

Open – Full Marathon: Sub 3:20 / Half Marathon: Sub 1:40
Masters (40+) – Full Marathon: Sub 3:38 / Half Marathon: Sub 1:44
Masters (55+) – Full Marathon: Sub 4:00 / Half Marathon: Sub 1:50
Masters (75+) – Full Marathon: Sub 4:45 / Half Marathon: Sub 2:11

Sub-Seed Athlete - Apply HERE

Sub-Seed Athlete Application Closes Sunday, May 31st, 2015