Elite Athletes | Pittsburgh 10 Miler

Elite Athletes

American Development Program

Since its inception in 2008, P3R has consistently supported elite athlete development and now awards more than $150,000 to athletes during 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. 

P3R's American Development Program is an initiative designed to increase exposure and racing opportunities for emerging American professional runners for more information about the program visit P3R.org.

Elite Athlete Division

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 2018 EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler.

  • MEN 50:00
  • WOMEN 1:02:00

If you have met these standards within the past 18 months, please contact the Elite Athlete Program Coordinator ryan.hogan@p3r.org.

Prize Money
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finishers. The 2018 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.

Drug Policy

P3R has a zero tolerance drug policy:
Athletes who participate in P3R 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.

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