times the current 2 standard genders=44 events and spllt the $18000000 for approx. $40900 each event.
(Notice I'm avoiding XC,Race Walk, Distance/Trail/Ultra Road Races and the Masters,Youths and grassroots stuff).
Take the 40G give the top three and an emerging(read 4th) athlete 10 grand each :
The Paid Professional TEAM USA!!