Elite Runners

Apply to be an Elite Athlete:

If you would like to enter the Anthem Richmond Marathon, American Family Fitness Half Marathon or HCA Virginia 8k as an elite athlete, please fill out this application and return it, along with a running resume, to the elite athlete coordinator, Thom Suddeth:

Roadrunner Running Store
ATTN: Thom Suddeth
3002 West Cary St.
Richmond, VA 23221

Or e-mail it to Roadrun1@verizon.net

Prize Money:

Marathon

Half Marathon
8k

Place

Prize

Place

Prize

Place

Prize

1

$2,500

1

$1,000

1

$1,000

2

$1,500

2

$500

2

$500

3

$750

3

$250

3

$250

4

$500

4

$150

4

$150

5

$250

5

$100

5

$100

Course Records:

Double your money! Bonuses are offered for course records for both male and female athletes.

  • $2,500 bonus for Anthem Richmond Marathon course records
  • $1,000 bonus for American Family Fitness Half Marathon course records
  • $1,000 bonus for HCA Virginia 8k course records

Bonus Money for Fast Marathon Times:

Bonuses of $500 will be awarded marathoners that finish under a certain time.

  • Male – 2:20
  • Female – 2:46

Travel & Accommodations

  • There is no available travel and accommodations for the American Family Fitness Half Marathon and HCA VA 8k.
  • We have limited travel and accommodation for the Anthem Richmond Marathon

Requirements to be considered for free entry*:

 

Male

Female

HVA VA 8k

< 0:24:30

< 0:27:30

American Family Fitness Half Marathon

< 1:10:00

< 1:22:00

Anthem Richmond Marathon

< 2:25:00

< 2:50:00

*All times must have been run in the last 18 months
*Comparable times from other distances are considered

Richmond-Area Marathon Championship

The Anthem Richmond Marathon is awarding the top local finishers with cash prizes! Any current resident of the Richmond-Petersburg MSA is eligible to win prize money for being the first Richmond resident to cross the finish line at the Anthem Richmond Marathon. Prize money will be awarded to the top three males and females as follows:

Place Amount
1................................$500
2................................$300
3................................$100

Please note: Plaques will be awarded to the top three local male and female finishers in the American Family Fitness Half Marathon and HCA Virginia 8k. Richmond-Area Marathon Championship prize money and plaques will be mailed after the event.

 

 
 
 
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