GO! ST. LOUIS HALF MARATHON
GO! St. Louis is proud to offer one of the top half marathon prize purses in the United States. Our goal is to showcase the sport of distance running at its highest level and to do it in a way that promotes true competition. The elite athletes will be a vital part of the entire GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend®, providing all of our participants and fans a level of excitement that Saint Louisans have come to expect from a city with a long history of sporting excellence.
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Prize Structure — Men & Women
Half Marathon Invitational
First = $5,000
Second = $2,500
Third = $1,000
To be eligible for invitational prize money you must register through our elite athlete coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org and you must be officially entered by March 25th.
Half Marathon Course Records
Aaron Braun – 1:03:13 (2013)
Mattie Suver – 1:12:22 (2013)
2013 Half Marathon Invitational Division Results
Aaron Braun – 1:03:13
Jordan Chipangama – 1:03:22
Josphat Boit – 1:03:52
Mattie Suver, USA – 1:12:22
Tera Moody, USA – 1:12:34
Sarah Kiptoo, Kenya – 1:12:51
GO! St. Louis will accept inquiries to join our elite field from athletes who have hit the following time standards within the past two years and meet these two additional requirements; are willing to participate in race weekend activities and are active on social media. GO! St. Louis also supports a clean sport and reserves the right to include drug-testing on race weekend for all elite athletes. Please email us at email@example.com if you wish to be a part of this year’s event. Include your personal bests from the last two years as well as any other major accomplishments during that time. Note that our elite fields for the invitational half marathon will be very exclusive and will be decided upon by our elite athlete coordinator and the GO! St. Louis staff.
Invitational Men – 1:07 half or 2:25 full
Invitational Women – 1:20 half or 2:50 full
Prize money or course record bonuses will not be offered in the Marathon this year, but a limited number of complimentary entries will be available for marathoners, who have met qualifying standards. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
GO! St. Louis offers travel and lodging expenses to elite athletes on a case-by-case basis. All inquiries should be sent to email@example.com. For those who do not qualify for elite travel benefits, Drury Hotels is the Official Hotel Partner of GO! St. Louis and offer preferred participant discount rates. To reserve a room or get additional hotel info click HERE.