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Elite Athletes

Seeded Sub-Elite Athletes

Runners expecting to be seeded in the fastest group are required to provide proof of their qualifying race result for a certified distance with a time that meets the minimum time requirements.

  • 38:00 minutes or less Men
  • 41:00 minutes or less Women

When registering for the 2020 race include an expected finish time equal to a current race performance. The sub-elite corral will be reserved for athletes with the fastest submitted times. Qualifying athletes may be contacted after registration to verify proof of time. When submitting expected finish time have the following information ready if you are contacted to verify time: link to qualifying time race results, race name, month and year of race, and race distance. The qualifying time must occur between 4/5/2019 – 4/4/2020. If no official time is verified, participant will be placed in sub-seeded starting corral.

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Equivalent Qualifying Standard

Distance

1.0 mi.
2.0 mi.
3.1 mi.
4.0 mi.
5.0 mi.
6.2 mi.
10.0 mi.
13.1 mi.
26.2 mi

Distance

1,600 m.
3,200 m.
5,000 m.

8,000 m.
10,000 m.

Half Marathon
Full Marathon

Wheelchair

7:40
15:21
24:26
31:52
40:18
50:00
1:24:12
1:52:24
3:52:37

Women

6:12
12:24
19:50
25:52
32:42
41:00
1:08:09
1:31:01
3:09:01

Men

5:43
11:26
18:20
23:55
30:14
38:00
1:02:57
1:24:05
2:55:34

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Elite Athlete Invitation

Appointment to the Elite wave of the race is by invitation or by meeting the additional time standard.  If you are in race shape, we would like you to come and experience the competition of the Cap10K. The prize of being crowned the women’s or men’s champion is a legacy that will be with you beyond the publicity of the race coverage.  The race’s long list of champions includes both Olympic and All-American athletes. We look forward to your acceptance and attendance at this year’s race as you compete alongside some of best elite athletes in the country.  To request a complimentary entry and direct appointment to the Elite wave please complete the brief application.  Completing the application does not guarantee entry into the race.  Applicant will be notified with further instructions once application is accepted or rejected.

Race Result Resources

Visit one of the following race results resources to research your personal race results. Search results to find a qualifying time that meets the elite standards listed above to verify elite eligibility. These resources are the best way to estimate actual pace before completing 2020 registration information.

Statesman Capitol 10,000 (10 kilometers)
USA Track & Field Certification: TX17032LAB (new 2017)

Certified Course Records
Men’s Record: Eric ChirChir, 29:24, 2013
Women’s Record: Natalie Nalepa, 33:43, 1997