Elite Assistance Application

Australian athletes

Atlas Events will provide assistance to leading Australian marathon runners to compete in the Marathon.

Assistance is guaranteed where times have been set within 18months of the event.

The following two assistance levels are available:

Male sub 2:20 & Female sub 2:45

  • Free race entry
  • Up to $300 travel money (for athletes living more than 150kms from the race hotel)
  • Up to two nights accommodation at the official race hotel – check in Saturday and check out Monday. (Additional nights can be booked at the runners expense)
  • Access to elite athlete area on race day (pre- and post-race)

Male sub 2:25 & Female sub 2:50

  • Free race entry
  • Up to $150 travel money (for athletes living more than 150kms from the race hotel)
  • One night accommodation at the official race hotel – check in Saturday and check out Sunday (Additional nights can be booked at the runners expense)
  • Access to elite athlete area on race day (pre- and post-race)

Half Marathon & 10km Run

Atlas Events will provide assistance to leading Australian runners to compete in the half marathon and 10km.

Assistance is guaranteed where times have been set within 18months of the event.

The following assistance is given:

Free race entry plus Up to $150 travel money (for athletes living more than 150kms from the race hotel) for sub 30 min (men) and sub 34 min (women) results for 10km and sub 1:05:00 (men) and sub 1:14:00 (women) results for the half marathon.

International athletes

International marathon and half marathon runners from outside Australia will be considered on a case by case basis. Travel assistance and accommodation are available for a limited number of marathon runners where times have been set within 18months of the event with sub 2:18 (men) and sub 2:40 (women) and half marathon runners with sub 1:03 (men) and sub 1:11 (women)

Please complete this form if you wish to apply for elite athlete assistance:

    I would like to apply for elite assistance for which distance (required)
    10km21km42km

    Please provide details of your best time over the past 18 months

    Applications close for elite assistance across all races 3 weeks prior to the event.