We welcome elite full and half marathon runners at our race and offer
in total cash prizes. Overall, male and female athletes in first, second and third place for both the full marathon and half marathon will receive cash.
See amounts listed below:
Male and Female l Marathon
First Place: $500.00 each
Second Place: $250.00 each
Third Place: $100.00 each
Male and Female l Half Marathon
First Place: $300.00 each
Second Place: $150.00 each
Third Place: $75.00 each
In order to qualify for a ELITE complimentary race entry, we required proof of finishing time within the last 18months. Below are the minimum race times for men and women. If you qualify and want to request a complimentary entry, please email our Race Director, Samantha Pruitt, at firstname.lastname@example.org and include your results. We do not offer travel, hotel or other compensation.
Minimum Requirement Times
Men full 2:45
Men half 1:20
Women full 3:05
Women half 1:30
AGE GROUP CATEGORIES & AWARDS
The San Luis Obispo Marathon and Half Marathon will have overall awards as well as Age Group awards. The Top three male and female finishers overall in the full and half marathon will be recognized on the podium, receive cash awards sponsored by LeftLane Sports and official SLO Marathon merchandise. The top male and female finishers in the marathon receive an engraved antique cow bell. Double dipping is allowed.
In addition, we have Top three male and female finishers overall awards for both MILITARY & FIRST RESPONDER registered athletes and CHALLENGED ATHLETES. To qualify for either of those two categories you MUST preregister using those options or send us an email in advance of race weekend to get you moved into that category.
The age group medals will be given to the top three males and top three females in each age category as follows:
18 and under
80 and over
The 5K will have Age Group Awards as well in 10 year increments.