rabbit 1500 & 5000

Date & Venue: Saturday, July 13 @ Santa Barbara City College’s La Playa Stadium
 
Elite Prize Money (1500 & 5000)
  • $500 for winner per gender
  • Second and third place finishers in each race are also eligible for a $250 bonus if they run under 14:00 in the men’s race or 16:20 in the women’s race for 5000m or 3:42 in the men’s race or 4:10 in the women’s race for 1500m.
  • NCAA/NAIA athletes are eligible to compete, but cannot win prize money. In the event that a collegiate athlete wins the race, the first non-collegiate runner across the line will receive the winner’s prize
Entry Standards
  • rabbit 1500 Standards:
    • Men: 3:52.00 (USATF Qualifier = 3:39.00 | 2019 NCAA 200th = 3:48.52)
    • Women: 4:30.00 (USATF Qualifier = 4:09.00 | 2019 NCAA 200th = 4:26.05)
    • Those not meeting these requirements may still register, but will be placed on a waiting list.
  • rabbit 5000 Standards:
    • Men: 14:20.00 (USATF Qualifier = 13:35.00 | 2019 NCAA 200th = 14:17.63)
    • Women: 17:00.00 (USATF Qualifier = 15:25.00 | 2019 NCAA 200th = 16:38.80)
    • Those not meeting these requirements may still register, but will be placed on a waiting list.

The event is sanctioned by USA Track & Field.

Eligibility*
The event is open only to athletes who have not had any doping related infractions in their lifetime and have met the above entry standards. There is no cost to register.

* earlier versions mentioned U.S. athletes only; the event is open to any athlete regardless of citizenship


Travel & Hospitality
While we do not offer lodging stipends, we may be able to provide home stays with the local running community on a first come, first serve basis. Interested athletes should contact David Monico for more information.
 
Schedule of Events (as of June 6)
Schedule is tentative and is subject to change based on demand. 
  • Junior 1000 – 6:30pm
  • Community 3000 – 6:50pm
  • Women’s rabbit 1500 – 7:30pm
  • Men’s rabbit 1500 – 7:40pm
  • Women’s rabbit 5000 – 7:50pm
  • Men’s rabbit 5000 – 8:15pm