International Elite Athletes Requirements According to IAAF Gold Label Standards:
To qualify as elite runners, athletes must have recorded a performance of a level determined annually by the IAAF in the 36 month period preceding the competition.
For 2012-13 these times are considered to be:
Race Directors may only conduct negotiations for the appearance and promotion of athletes from abroad:
Through the Athletes’ Member Federation
Directly with the Athletes (in this case, formal invitations shall be made through relevant National Federations)
Through duly authorized Athletes’ Representatives (ARs)
* Race Directors must not deal with unauthorized ARs
Local Elite Athletes Requirements:
Atheletes must have finished in the top 10 in at least three (3) 10 kilometer races recognized by the Comité de Fondismo de Puerto Rico.
* For more information about certified races in Puerto Rico, please contact 787-410-0494