Please apply to be included as an elite athlete in our event. The following times represent the minimum standard for men and women elite runners to participate in the 2015 EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler.
If you have met these standards within the past 18 months, please contact the Elite Athlete Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finishers. The 2015 cash prizes are listed below:
Overall Prize Money
1st - $4,000 2nd - $2,500 3rd - $1,500 4th - $1,000 5th - $750 6th - $500 7th - $250
U.S. Only Prize Money
1st - $1,000 2nd - $750 3rd - $500 4th - $250 5th - $100
Cash awards are based on gun time, not chip time. U.S. competitors are eligible to receive both top finishers and top U.S. finishers cash prizes.
Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon Inc. has a zero tolerance drug policy.
Athletes who participate in Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon Inc. events may be subject to drug testing conducted by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Athletes with positive drug test results will forfeit any prize money and will be disqualified from the event in which such athlete participated.
The American Development Program is an initiative designed to increase exposure and racing opportunities for emerging American professional runners. With initiatives to propel runners forward in their running careers to international standings and participation in world-renowned athletic events, Pittsburgh’s American Development Program is committed to supporting promising American athletes in the running industry.
The program offers complimentary entry, travel assistance and prize money for American elite runners throughout the organization’s year-long calendar of events. Runners will also receive publicity through the organizations social media channels and e-newsletter with a total distribution of over 100,000.
American runners who are accepted into the American Development Program are able to apply for travel assistance to the race, along with many other benefits.
Since its inception in 2008, Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. has consistently supported elite athlete development and now awards more than $150,000 for its calendar of events, including the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon, GNC Live Well Liberty Mile and EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler.
For more information about the Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. elite athlete department, please contact P3R
via phone 412-586-7785 or email at email@example.com.
The men's race record is 46:50, set by Elijah Muturi Karanja (2013) and Tyler Pennel (2015).
The women's race record is 52:55, set by Buze Diriba in 2015.
The American men's race record is 46:50, set by Tyler Pennel in 2015.
The American women's race record is 53:46, set by Sara Hall in 2014.