Elite Athletes

Athletes who can meet or better the following qualifying times within 24 months preceding the race can apply for a complimentary entry. Elite support (travel, lodging, and/or food assistance) will not be provided.

Hudson Mohawk River Marathon Elite Qualifying Times
Open Male 2:40:00
Open Female 3:00:00
Master Male (40+) 2:50:00
Master Female (40+) 3:10:00
Hannaford Supermarkets Half Marathon Elite Qualifying Times
Open Male 1:14:00
Open Female 1:22:00
Master Male (40+) 1:18:00
Master Female (40+) 1:25:00

Athletes who participate in this competition may be subject to formal drug testing in accordance with USATF and IAAF rules, in accordance with USOC, USADA, or IAAF procedures. Athletes found, after a disciplinary hearing, to be positive for prohibited substances, as defined by the WADA Code and/or IAAF, or who refuse to be tested, will be disqualified from this event and may lose eligibility for future competitions. Any prize money payable to an athlete who has tested positive will be withheld until the final disposition of all disciplinary proceedings. BEWARE: Some prescriptions, over the counter medications, and nutritional supplements may contain prohibited substances. Information regarding drugs and drug testing may be obtained by calling the USADA Hotline at 1 (800) 233-0393 or by visiting www.usantidoping.org.

The Mohawk Hudson River Marathon will immediately disqualify any athlete who has tested positive for using performance enhancing drug(s) and prize money and incentive bonuses will not be awarded to those athletes.


Any questions may be directed to the elite athlete coordinator through email at ctt4@aol.com