Welcome to the 2020 Skechers Performance Elite Invitational – Virtual Edition! Elite races are invite-only and complimentary entry is given to accepted athletes. If you would like to compete in the 2020 virtual elite race, please email our team at elites@carlsbad5000.com. Full details and athlete eligibility requirements below.

2020 Skechers Performance Elite Invitational Prize Purse
Guaranteed Payout – Equal for Men & Women

1st – $500
2nd – $250
3rd – $125

All amounts are in USD ($).

Eligibility Requirements

  • 5K time of sub-15:00 for men and sub-18:00 for women
  • Comparable times for races farther than 5K are also accepted
  • Receive an invitation from race officials
  • Adhere to anti-doping regulations

Virtual Race Requirements

  • Complete a 5K between September 14-September 20, 2020
  • Virtual 5K must be completed on roads or trails (track times will not be accepted)
  • Route cannot have more than 50 feet total descent
  • Athlete must use Strava for tracking in order to provide a verified time
  • Athlete must grant race officials access to Strava activity for official review

Results and Awards

  • Finish times will be posted to the Elite Race leaderboards
  • Prize money awards are equal for both men and women
  • Prize money distribution is based upon verified results for overall time
  • A review of the results will occur prior to prize money disbursements
  • Decisions of the race referee and jury of appeal are final and cannot be contested

Accepted athletes may be asked to:

  • Share acceptance/participation in the Skechers Performance Elite Invitational on social media

Contact Our Team
We’d love to hear from you! Please feel free to contact us via email at elites@carlsbad5000.com


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