Elite qualification requirements for elite A and B runners

Runners who meet the following qualification standards are eligible to apply for elite registration at Jönköping Marathon & Half Marathon or Jönköping 10K/5K. The elite field is divided into an international/national A field and a B field. If you qualify, you get a 100% reduction on the entry fee or a heavy subsidy.

Elite A

Elite A has in previous races consisted of runners with half marathon times faster than 65 minutes for men and 78 minutes for women.

Elite B

Runners who meet the time requirements below have the opportunity to be placed in Elite Field B for Jönköping Marathon & Half Marathon or Jönköping 10K/5K:

HM: 69 minutes: 00 seconds
10K: 31 minutes: 50 seconds
5K: 16 minutes: 30 seconds

HM: 81 minutes: 00 seconds
10K: 35 minutes: 40 seconds
5K: 17 minutes: 30 seconds

The qualifying times must have been achieved between 1/1-2023 and 8/8-2024 at an official competition certified by a national athletics federation and/or AIMS.

Furthermore, the track must be correctly measured and approved by the national athletics federation and/or AIMS. Documentation for qualification times will be required.

If the race is sold out, we cannot guarantee a place in the elite field.

Please fill in the application form below. We will reply to your application within two weeks. Good luck with your training.

Elite entry application


Thanks for your request. We will come back to you in two weeks