21K ELITE RACE

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General Information

To qualify for an elite position at the Millennium Marathon, each athlete must be in good standing with their National Athletics Governing Body. Qualification to enter the elite field for the 2023 Millennium Marathon opens from 1st January 2023 to 1st August 2023.

Elite Runners

Your qualifying performance for a marathon (or half marathon) must have been run at an event with a course certified by the Association for International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS), or a National Governing Body for distance running for the country in which the event was held.

Millennium Marathon reserves the right to choose athletes for the elite field on a first come first serve bases. The size of the elite field is reviewed each year based on the level of sponsorship and applications.

Application for assistance is reviewed one month after registrations commence. Athletes who meet the criteria for assistance will be contacted.

2022 Millennium Marathon Elite Field Qualifying Times:

Men Women
Half Marathon sub 1:20:30 sub 1:50:00

Please note that all runners in the Elite start zone must wear their designated vest.

Code of Ethics Statement

In order to apply for elite entry and race for prize money at the Millennium Marathon, athletes should have a clean drug test record. The Millennium Marathon will immediately disqualify any athlete that tests positive for using performance-enhancing drugs.

Prize money and incentive bonuses will not be awarded to athletes that test positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Athletes returning from a drug suspension will not be recruited, and they will not be offered assistance to the Marathon.

Prize Money for millennium marathon 2023 – 21km (Half Marathon)

1st – GHs75,000.00
2nd – GHs50,000.00
3rd – GHs30,000.00
4th – GHs2,000.00
5th – GHs1500.00
6th – GHs1000.00
7th – GHs750.00
8th – GHs550.00
9th – GHs250.00
10th – GHs200.00

TOTAL – GHS322,500.00

(Combined prize money for both Men and Women’s races)

SPECIAL PRIZE money MILLENNIUM MARATHON 2023

1ST GHANAIAN MAN & WOMAN – GHS 10,000.00 EACH (Half Marathon)

OLDEST person – GHS 5,000.OO EACH

60 years and above – 1st man & woman – ghs 2,000.00 each

PRIZE MONEY FOR MILLENNIUM MARATHON 2023 – 5KM

1ST – GHS 1,000.00

2ND – GHS 600.00

3RD – GHS 400.00

Combined prize money for both Men and Women’s 5KM races – GHS 4,000.00

ALL RUNNERS WHO CROSS THE FINISH LINE WILL RECEIVE A FINISHER MEDAL & CERTIFICATE

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