Elite and Subseed Athletes
The San Francisco Marathon invites athletes to apply for elite or subseed status for our Full or 2nd Half Marathon ONLY. The San Francisco Marathon will distribute complimentary or discounted entries based on past performance.
Elite and Subseed 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 Subseed registration are explained below and involve a thorough check of past performances. Please allow 2 to 4 weeks for processing of your application.
Please note 5k and 10k times cannot be used as qualifiers for Elite or Subseed entries.