NYRR’s President’s Circle Program

New York Road Runners’ President’s Circle program recognizes and celebrates the New York City area’s highest-achieving athletes. NYRR members who attain one of the time standards below in a fully scored NYRR event will be entered into the program. NYRR President’s Circle athletes are eligible for complimentary entry into NYRR events (excluding the United Airlines NYC Half, Popular® Brooklyn Half, the NYRR 1 for You 1 for Youth 4M, and the TCS New York City Marathon) and will be listed on this website.



2018/2019 President’s Circle Entry Standards

DISTANCE MEN WOMEN
1 mile 4:10 4:50
5k 15:00 17:00
4 mile 20:00 22:30
5 mile 25:00 28:15
10k 31:30 35:30
15k 48:00 53:00
10 miles 50:30 57:00
Half-Marathon 1:09:00 1:17:30
Marathon 2:30:00 2:50:00

Qualified runners must run under, not tie, the standards above.

Eligibility Rules

1. The athlete must be at least 19 years of age.

2. The athlete must be a New York Road Runners member who has achieved at least one of the time standards above in an NYRR event since January 1, 2018. Membership for at least three months prior to the qualifying performance is required.

3. If an athlete’s membership expires during his or her period of eligibility for complimentary entry, eligibility in the program will be suspended until the membership is renewed.

4. If an athlete does not meet one of the standards above during their period of eligibility for complimentary entry, their eligibility in the program will end at the conclusion of the calendar year.

5. The qualifying window for the 2020 President’s Circle program is open from January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2020.

NYRR President’s Circle Program Qualifiers

as of November 14, 2019

WOMEN
Meseret Ali Basa  Roberta Groner 
Kristin Andrews Kate Gustafson  
Bose Gemeda Assefa  Ana Johnson  
Mia Behm  Grace Kahura 
Rolanda Bell  Harriott Kelly 
Nuhamin Bogale Ashame  Allie Kieffer  
Stephanie Bruce  Olga Kosichenko 
Marie-Ange Brumelot  Ivette Mejia 
Alexandra Cadicamo Askale Merachi 
Mary Cain Angela Ortiz
Sarah Cummings Lauren Perkins
Ayantu Dakebo Hailemaryam  Caitlin Phillips
Sinke Dessie Biyadgilgn  Beverly Ramos
Birtukan Fente Alemu Lindsey Scherf
Belaynesh Fikadu Leigh Sharek
Erika Fluehr Anoush Shehadeh
Megan Foster  Rebeka Stowe
Bizuwork Getahun Kasaye   Caroline Williams 
Sasha Gollish Heather Wilson  
Maryann Gong   
MEN
Suleman Abrar Shifa Abdulmenan Kasim Gelato
Tariku Demelash Abera  Abu Kebede Diriba
Ryan Archer James Kelly
Ezau Arias   David Kilgore
Chris Bailey  Mark Leininger  
Girma Bekele Gebre
Aduna Lelisa Gemechu  
John Bleday  Lamont Marshall  
Omar Boulama
Brendan Martin
Donn Cabral Teshome Mekonen
Michael Cassidy Dietrich Mosel
Patricio Castillo   Edward Mulder
Timothy Chichester
Robert Napolitano 
Birhanu Dare Kemal Yves Nozil
John Davies 
Harbert Okuti
Diriba Degefa Yigezu Chase Pizzonia
Lelisa Desisa Matt Rand 
Gishu Dida Maco  John Raneri 
Urgesa Kedir Figa Ridge Robinson
Sam Geha  Stephen Sambu 
Peter Geithner  Thomas Slattery
Senbeto Geneti Guteta Sean Swift
Tsegaye Getachew Tadese Mengistu Tabor Nebsi 
Matt Gillespie Belay Tilahun
Tesfaye Girma  
Benjamin Toomer 
Gezahagn Girma Beyene 
Isaac Updike
Fikadu Girma Teferi   Jeffrey Weinstein
Sean Grossman  Daniel Winn 
Temesgen Habtemariam Bekele Tadesse Yae Dabi 
Antonio Herrera

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