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prize money

September 28, 2017

Prize Money Significantly Increased For March 2018 Armory NYC Indoor Marathon At The Armory

$3000 to the winner with an extra $4000 for a WR (2:21:48 for the men, 2:42:30 for women).
January 17, 2017

$250,000 Bonus On Offer For New World Record At Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon

With a first place prize of $200,000, that means a victory in a WR time nets you almost half a million.
October 05, 2016

CIM Adds American Performance List Bonus To Its Prize Purse

Any American moving into the top-10 or the top 25 on the US decending order list for 2016 will get a $5,000 or $2,000 bonus. As of now, 2:15:52/2:35:00 is top 10 and 2:20:41/2:41:18 is top 25.
May 19, 2015

Alex Korio Olotptip (29:20) And Angela Tanui (33:34) Win $25,000 At Okpekpe Road 10K In Nigeria

The times were slow in the hot weather, but the competition was fierce with big money on the line. Ethiopia's Leul Gebresilase lost by 2-seconds in the men's race, costing him $10,000 in prize money. *IAAF Recap

March 23, 2015

Hey Dallas Locals, You Could Have Won $1,000 Or More Last Weekend Running 1:19 (Women) Or 1:08 (Men) In The Rock 'N' Roll Dallas Half-Marathon

Lauren Verswweyveld won the women's race in 1:19:14 to win $1,250 while Benson Chesang got $1,000 for 4th place in the men's race (1:08:22). The winner, Emil Dobrowolski of Poland, got $750 for running 1:04:41.

March 20, 2015

July 4th: Team USA To Take On The World In The AJC Peachtree 10K Road Race

The inaugural "Peachtree Cup" will have 4 teams from the US, Africa, Asia and Europe with 6 runners per team (3 men, 3 women). This is no joke as $81,000 of the $98,500 available prize money comes from the team competition.

December 05, 2014

2016 Olympic Trials Marathon To Feature A Record $600,000 In Prize Money

This is good news since the problem everyone had with LA winning the bid was that they reportedly were offering $100,000 less prize money than Houston. Hopefully this means LA stepped up and matched or offered more than Houston's original bid.

November 27, 2014

NAU's Brian Shrader Talks About Surprise Win At The .US 12K Championships, Living His Whole Life At Altitude And Possibly Having To Turn Down $20,000 In Prize Money

We catch up with the NAU senior who's raised himself to a completely different level this fall, going from a collegian who hasn't made an NCAA outdoor meet to a US champion and American record holder. He also says he's undecided about taking his $20k prize money and turning pro or finishing out his NCAA career (he has indoor & outdoor left).

November 16, 2014

RRW: USA Road Circuit Title Within Reach For Sara Hall At .US 12-K Championships

Hall is the overall leader despite never winning a USARC race this year, but only 2-points ahead of Molly Huddle and Brianne Nelson.

November 08, 2014

2014 is a Record Breaking Year for USA Women in the Marathon (In Terms of Running Sub 2:35)

Alberto Salazar: "I believe that in the marathon... (American women) can be competitive. They believe it more than the American men do."

October 29, 2014

2013-2014 World Marathon Majors Champions To Be Crowned On November 2 In NYC

Wilson Kipsang needs to win on Sunday in order to beat Dennis Kimetto for the half million dollar prize. Rita Jeptoo is already a lock for the win on the women's side.

January 24, 2014

$40,500 American Prize Purse Added to 2014 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

The race with its new "American Development Program" will have tons of US-only prize money including time bonuses to those who hit Olympic Trials qualifying marks. There will be a total of $135,000 in prize money.  
December 05, 2013

Gasparilla Distance Classic Half Marathon Adds $30,000 American Development Prize Purse

In the wake of CGI backing out of the elite side of the sport, many other races continue to stop up. This is the first time the race will have an elite field since 1998.