Program details including prize purse breakdown, perks, standards times, and contact information are below. Historically, temperatures in mid-February range from a high of 66 degrees to a low of 46 degrees. Austin’s flagship running event annually attracts runners from all 50 states and 20+ countries around the world. Prize Purse: $10,000 total$5000 each division1st - $20002nd - $15003rd - $8004th - $4505th - $250 Comped Entry: Accepted elite athletes will receive an entry into the Austin Marathon at no cost. Hotel Stays: Accepted elite athletes will receive one room or home stay for two nights at no cost. Transportation: Accepted elite athletes will receive a complimentary ride from the airport to downtown and back to the airport at no cost. ***Non-race day standards must be met at least two years prior to February 19, 2017Eligibility Standards for the Austin Marathon Elite Athlete Program:Male: 2:24 (full) / 1:07 (half)Female: 2:49 (full) / 1:17 (half)
Registration Standards Program: Excepted elite athletes will receive $100 for having hit Olympic standard before the Austin Marathon. Male: 2:19 (full) or 1:05 (half)Female: 2:45 (full) or 1:15 (half)
Race Day Standards Program: Elite athletes will receive $100 for hitting Olympic standard during the Austin Marathon. Male: 2:19 (full only)Female: 2:45 (full only)
FloTrack Live Feed: Run in Austin, be seen around the world. We have teamed up with FloTrack to stream live coverage of the race.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until December 31, 2016. Athletes will be notified of their selection by a representative of the selection committee.