Pacific Assocation of USA Track and field

2009 SF Marathon/Half Marathon Elite Status Info

SF Marathon/Half Marathon Elite Status Info

 

Here is an opportunity for Pacific Association athletes. For more
information, see: www.thesfmarathon.com

2009 SAN FRANCISCO MARATHON (and Half Marathon)
Sunday, July 26, 2009

INSTRUCTIONS FOR INVITED STATUS

The 2009 San Francisco Marathon(tm) (and accompanying Second Half
Marathon) invites elite and emerging elite athletes to inquire about
participation in the event. Invited status is based on demonstrated past
performances. For qualified athletes, we offer:

— Air travel assistance within the U.S. via JetBlue Airways.

— Complimentary hotel accommodations at our official host hotel, the
Hyatt Regency Embarcadero Center in San Francisco

–Complimentary entry and seeded starting line position

We do NOT offer a prize money purse.

REQUIREMENTS FOR INVITED ATHLETE CONSIDERATION

Complimentary Entry, Travel, and Accommodations: Sub-2:30 men/Sub-2:50
women or equivalent within the past two years is suggested for
consideration.

Complimentary Entry and/or Accommodations Only: Sub-2:40 men/Sub-3:00
women or equivalent within the past two years is suggested for
consideration.

Slower times may be considered on a space-available basis.

Course Records
Marathon: Andrew Cook (2:25:57 – 2007) and Yolanda Flamino (2:43:41-
2007) Masters: Mustopha Berri (2:33:57 – 2008) and Carolyn Koszalka
(3:13:44 – 2007)

Second Half Marathon: Kelly Fermoyle (1:08:08 – 2007) and Ana Morales
(1:14:38 – 2008)

ELITE/INVITED ATHLETE APPLICATION/INSTRUCTIONS
Elite status is limited. Please apply as soon as possible, and no later
than July 1, 2009.

Elite applicants should apply via email. Please do the following:

As soon as possible, please email a complete running vita/resume AND
cover letter containing the following to the Elite Athlete Coordinator
below:

(a) Name, age, citizenship, current residence
Non-U.S, athletes please include your U.S, visa type (P-1, O-1, etc.) and
expiration date

(b) Sponsor/club

(c) All-time PRs

(d) Best races in last two years (race name, date, finishing place and
time)

(e) Best races all time (with above details)

Important!
Marathon Runners: Include a list of up to 5 marathon race finishing
times, including copies of your finisher’s certificates, if available.

Half Marathon Runners: Include a list of up to 5 half marathon or
marathon race finishing times, including copies of your finisher’s
certificates, if available

(f) Include all contact information INCLUDING your E-MAIL ADDRESS so we
can respond to your application.

Please e-mail ALL information to: [email protected]

If you do not have access to e-mail, send the information to:

RunSFM Elite Athlete Coordinator
P.O. Box 77148
San Francisco, CA 94107

Regards,
Mark Winitz
Invited Athlete and Media Coordinator
The San Francisco Marathon(tm)
Win-It!z Sports Public Relations
www.runsfm.com