Our elite program is designed to attract top of class runners to The Whistler Half Marathon. Elite runners must qualify using the criteria below and submit this form no later than May 15 to be considered. Elite entries are available in all distances
A limited number of elite entries are available on a complimentary basis. Please note that our elite program offers complimentary registration only, and does not cover travel and other expenses except in the case of current half marathon course record holders and runners who have 1st place finishes overall (per gender) in other half marathon races over the past 12 months. Each application for our elite program is considered on an individual basis. Travel expenses costs have limited availability so please apply early if you intent to request travel cost reimbursement.
PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE CATASTROPHIC EFFECTS OF COVID-19 ON OUR EVENT WE DO NOT HAVE A TRAVEL BUDGET AVAILABLE FOR OUR 2021 EVENT AND A LIMITED NUMBER OF ELITE COMPLIMENTARY ENTRIES ARE AVAILABLE. WE LOOK FORWARD TO RETURNING TO OUR REGULAR SUPPORT OF ELITE ATHLETES IN 2022. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING
Registered elite athletes agree to allow The Whistler Half Marathon to announce their participation at the event’s discretion using all media outlets in print, online, social media etc. Registered elite athletes also agree to conduct media interviews regarding their participation in The Whistler Half Marathon as requested.
Men: Sub 1:15 half marathon, sub 1:55 for 30KM, sub 35:00 min for the 10KM, and sub 17:00 min for the 5KM
Women: Sub 1:25 half marathon, sub 2:10 for 30KM, sub 38:00 min for the 10KM, and sub 19:00 min for the 5KM