Elite and Subseed Athletes

Berkeley Half Marathon invites athletes to apply for elite or subseed status for our Half Marathon. Berkeley Half Marathon will distribute complimentary or discounted entries based on past performance.

Elite and Subseed Athlete bib placements are limited and these participants will receive placement in the front of the pack at the beginning of the race. The requirements and applications for Elite and Subseed registration are explained below and involve a thorough check of past performances.

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Elite Athlete Requirements and Applications

The first 125 athletes that meet the elite qualifying standards receive complimentary entries. Elite Athletes will also receive placement at the front of the race. Times must have been achieved in the past two years to be considered.

Elite Athlete Qualifying Times

  • Men: Half Marathon: Sub 1:18
  • Women: Half Marathon: Sub 1:28

Subseed Athlete Requirements and Applications

The first 125 athletes that meet the sub-seed qualifying standards receive discounted entries. Subseed Athletes will also receive placement just behind the Elite Athletes at the beginning of the race. Times must have been achieved in the past two years to be considered.

Subseed Athlete Qualifying Times

Men

  • Open – Half Marathon: Sub 1:28
  • Masters (40+) – Half Marathon: Sub 1:30
  • Masters (55+) – Half Marathon: Sub 1:40
  • Masters (75+) – Half Marathon: Sub 1:55
Women

  • Open – Half Marathon: Sub 1:40
  • Masters (40+) – Half Marathon: Sub 1:44
  • Masters (55+) – Half Marathon: Sub 1:50
  • Masters (75+) – Half Marathon: Sub 2:11

Elite Athlete Applications

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please allow two weeks for processing.

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Subseed Athlete Applications

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please allow two weeks for processing.

APPLY