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.
2019/2020 President’s Circle Entry Standards
Qualified runners must run under, not tie, the standards above.
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, 2019. 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 2021 President’s Circle program is open from January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2021.
NYRR President’s Circle Program Qualifiers
as of January 15, 2020
|Meseret Ali Basa||Ana Johnson|
|Mia Behm||Olga Kosichenko
|Rolanda Bell||Ivette Mejia|
|Meghan Bishop||Angela Ortiz
|Nuhamin Bogale Ashame||Lauren Perkins|
|Stephanie Bruce||Beverly Ramos|
|Marie-Ange Brumelot||Lindsey Scherf|
|Alexandra Cadicamo||Leigh Sharek|
|Mary Cain||Rebeka Stowe
|Ayantu Dakebo Hailemaryam|
|Birtukan Fente Alemu|
|Bose Gemeda Assefa|
|Bizuwork Getahun Kasaye|
|Tariku Demelash Abera||Victor Palumbo|
|Suleman Abrar Shifa||Chase Pizzonia|
|Chris Bailey||Luis Porto|
|Girma Bekele Gebre||Matt Rand|
|Gezahagn Girma Beyene||John Raneri|
|Michael Cassidy||Thomas Slattery
|Birhanu Dare Kemal||Benjamin Toomer
|John Davies||Isaac Updike|
|Diriba Degefa Yigezu||Jeffrey Weinstein|
|Gishu Dida Maco
|Sam Geha||Tadesse Yae Dabi
|Temesgen Habtemariam Bekele|
|Abdulmenan Kasim Gelato|
|Abu Kebede Diriba|
|Urgesa Kedir Figa|
|Aduna Lelisa Gemechu