Elite Athlete Application

In an effort to continually increase the competitiveness in the Governor’s Cup, we offer Elite Athlete packages to interested runners who meet the standards provided below.

To be considered, you must submit a running resume to Jesse Zentz at jesse_zentz@bcbsmt.com. Please include your full name, age, gender, mailing address, email address, phone number and links to race results referenced on your resume.

Full marathon standards: Finishing time of 2:45 for men and 3:15 for women achieved within the past two years. Comparative performances from 30k-50m races (road and trail) will be considered as well.

Half marathon standards: Finishing time of 1:18 for men and 1:28 for women achieved within the past two years. Comparative performances from 20-30k races (road and trail) will be considered as well.

10k standards: Finishing time of 35:30 for men and 41:00 for women achieved within the past two years. Comparative times from 5-mile and 6-mile races will be considered as well.

5k standards: Finishing time of 16:30 for men and 20:00 for women achieved within the past two years. Comparative times from 2-mile and 3-mile races will be considered as well.

NOTE: Elite Athlete applicants may be offered complimentary entry, a one-night stay in the host hotel, or both, based on your qualifications. There is no guarantee you will receive any or all of these.