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Marathon Selection Procedures

2013 IAAF World Championships Marathon Athlete Selection Procedures

Men's Selection Procedures

Team size:  3 men

Men's selections: Three (3) positions will be selected from a time list of marathon performances from October 6, 2012 through May 5, 2013.  Performances from non IAAF-approved courses will be considered for determining rank order, however, minimum performance standards of 2:17:00 for men and 2:43:00 for women must be met in competitions recognized by the IAAF. These performances must be achieved between January 1, 2012 through May 5, 2013.** Only performances on IAAF-approved courses** (PDF) will be considered.

** Subject to change according to final IAAF guidelines.

Women's Selection Procedures

Team size:  3 women

Women's selections: Three (3) positions will be selected from a time list of marathon performances from October 6, 2012 through May 5, 2013.  Performances from non IAAF-approved courses will be considered for determining rank order, however, minimum performance standards of 2:17:00 for men and 2:43:00 for women must be met in competitions recognized by the IAAF. These performances must be achieved between January 1, 2012 through May 5, 2013.** Only performances on IAAF-approved courses** (PDF) will be considered. 

** Subject to change according to final IAAF guidelines.

NOTE - Tie Break Procedures for Marathon and 50km Race Walk Events

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