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Invited Athletes

The Governor’s Cup Road Race encourages participation by elite runners of all ages and both genders.  We seek to assemble highly competitive fields for the Half-Marathon, 5 Kilometer, and the Main Street Mile events.

Travel Expenses

Funding for lodging, meal and travel expenses will be made available to selected athletes.

Invited Athlete Coordinator

Athletes who are interested in receiving invitations to compete in the 2019 Governor’s Cup Road Race should contact Kathryn Cavanaugh, the Invited Athlete Coordinator.

You must meet RRCA eligibility requirements to collect prize money. Click on link to see if you meet these requirements.

2019 Governor’s Cup Road Race; Total Prize Purse (Figure includes both events): $14,600

Half-Marathon $11,000
Overall Top 3 US Finishers in Half Marathon for both Male and Female
First : $500, Second $300 and Third $100
First $1,250, second $800, third $600, fourth $400, fifth $200 
First $350, second $200, third $100
First $100 
SC bonuses:
First $300, second $200, third $100

Elite Main Street Mile: $3,600
Elite Open: 
First $500, second $400, third $300, fourth $200, fifth $100
Elite Masters:
First $200, second $100