Elite Athletes | Pittsburgh 10 Miler

Elite Athletes

Developing American Athletes

American Athlete Program

Since its inception in 2008, P3R has consistently supported elite athlete development and now awards more than $150,000 to athletes during its calendar of events, including the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon, GNC Live Well Liberty Mile and EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler. 

P3R's American Development Program is an initiative designed to increase exposure and racing opportunities for emerging American professional runners for more information about the program visit P3R.org.

Elite Athlete Program

Please apply to be included as an elite athlete in our event. The following times represent the minimum standard for men and women elite runners to participate in the 2017 EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler.
MEN 50:00
WOMEN 1:02:00
If you have met these standards within the past 18 months, please contact the Elite Athlete Program Coordinator ryan.hogan@p3r.org.

Prize Money
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finishers. The 2017 cash prizes are listed below:

Overall Prize Money
1st - $4,000   2nd - $2,500   3rd - $1,500   4th - $1,000   5th - $750   6th - $500   7th - $250

U.S. Only Prize Money
1st - $1,000   2nd - $750   3rd - $500   4th - $250   5th - $100

Cash awards are based on gun time, not chip time. U.S. competitors are eligible to receive both top finishers and top U.S. finishers cash prizes.

Drug Policy

P3R has a zero tolerance drug policy:
Athletes who participate in P3R events may be subject to drug testing conducted by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Athletes with positive drug test results will forfeit any prize money and will be disqualified from the event in which such athlete participated.

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PRRO Circuit 

The race also has been designated as the 2017 PRRO Championship. The PRRO Circuit 2016-17 showcases world-class competition at five prestigious road race events shorter than the marathon distance and featuring more than $260,000 in prize money, with $74,800 available for U.S. athletes.

Learn more about the PRRO Circuit here

USATF Three Rivers 10 Mile Championship

The EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler will be hosting the 2017 USATF Three Rivers 10 Mile Championship. Cash prizes and medals will be awarded to the top male and female Three Rivers USATF members. The prize awards are listed below:

Three Rivers USATF Members/Overall
1st - $100 2nd - $50

Three Rivers USATF Members/Masters
1st - $100 2nd - $50

Winners must have a Three Rivers USATF membership to be awarded the cash prizes. A Three Rivers USATF membership can be obtained at USATF.org and clicking the Three Rivers affiliation.