Elite, Top Club, Good4Age

 
1. ELITE AND TOP CLUB RUNNERS
The Edinburgh Marathon Festival supports the dedication and committment of elite athletes competing in the Edinburgh Marathon by offering an attractive prize money structure and time-bonus structure.  
 
Athletes and Agents
To apply for elite athlete standing at the 2014 Edinburgh Marathon, please click here to email our Elites Coordinator.  You must provide proof of your qualifying time when submitting the email. Doping control may be in effect in accordance with IAAF requirements for member athletes.
 
Elite Athletes and Top Club Entries
International and British elite athletes must meet the criteria outlined below to be eligible for elite or top club entries.  All athletes must have run the standard since 1st January 2013.
 

Elite (a standard) receives complimentary entry, a contribution towards travel expenses, front start pen access and a complimentary night's accommodation if based outside the local area, subject to availability. 

Top Club (B standard) receives complimentary entry and front start pen access. Please note that Top Club places are only available to British athletes.

Please note, the deadline for Top Club and Elite entry applications was 5pm on April 7th and therefore this entry method is now closed. Please check back for details of 2015 entry when entries open in late May.

Criteria

  Elite (Male) Top Club (Male) Elite (Female)

Top Club (Female)

 International 
Marathon 
sub 2:16:00 N/A sub 2:38:00 N/A
 Best of British
Marathon 
sub 2:28:00 sub 2:40:00 sub 2:48:00 sub 3:00:00
 Half Marathon  N/A sub 1:12:00 N/A sub 1:23:00
 

Click here for EMF Half Marathon Top Club entries.
 
 
2. GOOD4AGE
Please note, the deadline for Good For Age entry applications was 5pm on April 7th and therefore this entry method is now closed. Please check back for details of 2015 entry when entries open in late May.
 
Men TIME Women  TIME
Age 18 - 40 sub 3.05 Age 18 - 49 sub 3.30
Age 41 - 59 sub 3.15 Age 50 - 54 sub 4.00
Age 60 - 64 sub 3.30 Age 55 - 59 sub 4.15
Age 65 - 69 sub 4.00 Age 60 - 64 sub 4.30
Age 70+ sub 5.00 Age 65 - 69 sub 5.30
    Age 70+ sub 6.30
 
 
Click here for half marathon good for age places.