Nonbinary Top Athlete Performance Standards

One benefit of GRC membership is funding support to offset travel expenses to major events. Athletes who meet our Top Athlete standards are prioritized for receiving funding and can also apply for our sponsor Tracksmith’s Amateur Support Program.

  • Current members may count performances within previous 18 months
  • Inbound/new members may count performances within previous year of applying
DistanceNonbinary Top Athlete Standard Time
10 mile56:00
13.1 miles1:12
26.2 miles2:37

“Placement” Standards for Athletes:

  • Olympic or World Championships Qualifier
  • US Olympic Trials Qualifier
  • USA Outdoor Qualifier
  • USA Indoor Qualifier
  • NCAA All-American
  • Top 10 finish at USATF Club XC National Championships
  • Top 20 finish at USATF Individual XC Nationals Championships
  • Top 10 Finish in any USATF National Road Race Championship
  • Top 20 Finish in World Major or Gold Label Marathon 
  • Qualifying or receiving invitation to major track meets
  • World Major Elite Field Qualifier
  • Meeting or exceeding 1,000 World Athletics points