Applause 2013 - Award Categories:

To ensure that more runners are given an opportunity to be recognized by their peers, the organizers have increased the number of award categories in Applause 2013.

There are four award groups, namely

A.  “Hard” performance group of awards

  • These awards are based on performance across the stated seven identified races

  • Points for placement would be allocated and the aggregate points would reveal the winners

  • The Event Analysis Team would refer to online race data and the results would be crossed checked by the an external Event Audit Team

Applause 2013 will have four Hard Award Categories in this group

VIVANTA BY TAJ Overall Runner of the Year, male and female
We recognize the two leading runners who have aggregated the highest scores across performance and contribution to our running space
OMMI FITNESS Best Runner of the Year, by Race Distance (10k, 21k, 42k)
We recognize the top runners across the various race distances based on their aggregate points across the stated seven races
PUMA Fastest Runner of the Year, by Race Distance and Age Equivalent
This is a new category to recognize the serious performance runners who have inspired us with their speed. To ensure a level playing field, age equivalent timing will be done to arrive at the winners
PROCAM Most Consistent Runners of the Year (10k, 21k, 42k)
This is a new category to recognize runners who are consistently doing well, usually placing in the 4th to 10th place across the stated races


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