Under Armour is looking for an elite group of long distance runners to join their families of athletes. They know that the rules of engagement have changed, and get that it takes a lot more than sponsorship to build a champion. Submit your application and you could be part of an inspiring group of runners to help you stay motivated and in the lead.
“If distance is your calling, speed is your stride and the podium your destination, you are an Elite Runner.
Apply here to become a part of Under Armour’s Elite group of runners who enjoy the benefits of product and support from one of the best performance brands in the world.
IS RUNNING SOMETHING YOU WERE BORN TO DO?
Is it the beat of your heart, the sharp point of your being?
Do the Kilometres build-up effortlessly in order to define the sweet moment of victory?
Because only you know what it takes to be the best, and being in the front is the only place to be.
Under Armour is Looking for an ELITE group of runners to join our family of athletes.
Because the rules of engagement have changed and it takes more than a sponsorship to build a champion.
WHAT DO I NEED TO QUALIFY IN ORDER TO BE AN ELITE RUNNER?
WHAT WILL I RECEIVE AS A PART OF THE UA ELITE GROUP
WHAT IT TAKES:
Do you qualify to be one of Under Armour’s Elite Athletes? This is what it takes:
Athletes must have run in a minimum of four official South African marathons per calendar year for the past two years. Be registered to an official running club.
Able to run in accordance with the following distances and times:
- Half Marathon:
- Female – sub 1h20
- Male – sub 1h05
- Full Marathon
- Female – sub 2h50
- Male – sub 2h25
- Ultra Marathon (Comrades Time or Similar)
- Female – sub 7h00
- Male – sub 6h10
What You Get
Successfully appointed Elite Athletes will receive the following:
- R20 000 worth of Under Armour gear per running calendar
- R5000 worth of race entries and support per calendar year
- Ad hoc seeding to the latest Under Armour Run technologies for product testing
- An athlete card which gives access to all Under Armour gear at MVP prices (45% off of the retail price of Under Armour Footwear and 50% off the retail price of Under Armour Apparel/accessories)