Seeded 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 2018 race include an expected finish time equal to a current race performance. The 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 1/1/2017 – 4/7/2018. If no official time is verified, participant will be placed in sub-seeded starting corral.


Equivalent Qualifying Standards Chart

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

Race Results 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. Resources may also be used to complete registration information about participant’s 2016 estimated finish time.