In addition to the commemorative finisher medal received by every finisher of the 2019 Ascension Seton Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K, Awards will be given to the following categories.
Returning for its third year in a row, the Elite Athlete Program creates a competitive field of elite male and female runners while discovering emerging talent, pushing the entire talent pool to reach Olympic standards. FloTrack’s live coverage highlights the competition amongst the elites, following male and female marathoners and half marathoners.
“I am excited to run as an elite in the Austin Half Marathon,” said Samantha Calderon, 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifier. “I have heard amazing things about this race and have already had a great experience with the staff. Can’t wait to get out there and compete on the streets of Austin!”
See the first two rounds of accepted elite athletes that will be joining you on the streets of Austin.
- Athlete pays the normal registration fee.
- Guides will not be charged a registration fee, but they are required to register for the event. Guides will not receive a timing chip, bib number, t-shirt or goody bag.
- Athlete must show a physician’s or optometrist’s verification of status as visually impaired according to the above classifications when they pick up their packet at the expo. Dr. Laura Miller will provide official review of the verification of status.
All awards are based on chip time for overall top 3 Male and top 3 Female in each division.
- Half Marathon
Upon successful registration, runners need to send their classification certification to Greer, firstname.lastname@example.org. The certification can come from a doctor or low vision specialist. Athletes that have questions or are looking for more information can contact Greer.