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Prize Money

New York Road Runners is committed to supporting professional, elite and local elite athletes by offering more than $900,000 in prize money annually. Below is the prize money structure for the 2014 race calendar. Athletes must meet the criteria listed to the right to be eligible.

More Magazine / Fitness Magazine Women's Half-Marathon

April 13, 2014
Open Prize Money for Women Only
1st$1000
2nd$750
3rd$500
4th$250

Run As One (4M)

April 27, 2014
Open Prize Money (Men and Women)
1st$750
2nd $500
3rd$250

*Top NYRR Member from each Borough (men and women)
Top Man$200
Top Woman$200
*(Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island)
*NYRR membership for at least three months prior is required
*Top 3 Open Finishers not eligible for Top Borough Prize Money

NYRR Team Prize Money (men and women)
1st$500
2nd$250


 

UAE Healthy Kidney 10K

May 10, 2014
Open prize money for Men and Women
1st$25,000
2nd$10,000
3rd $5000
4th$3000
5th$2000
6th$1000
7th$800
8th$600

NYRR Member Prize Money for Men and Women
1st$1000
2nd$750
3rd$500
4th$250
5th$100

Zayed Bonus (men and women)
$30,000 for the top finisher to break the Central Park record (27:35, Leonard Patrick Komon, 2011 / 30:44, Lornah Kiplagat, 2002)

NYRR Five-Borough Series: Brooklyn Half

May 17, 2014
Open Prize Money (Men and Women)
1st$1,000
2nd$700
3rd$500
4th$200
5th$100

NYRR Team Prize Money for Men and Women
1st$500
2nd$400
3rd$300
4th$200
5th$100

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Prize Money Eligibility Requirements

Athletes must meet the criteria listed below to be eligible for any 2014 NYRR Prize Money.

  • Athletes who have served a doping suspension of two months or longer are not eligible to receive prize or bonus money in NYRR races.
  • To quality for NYRR member prize money, an individual must be a member of NYRR for at least three months prior to the race date. unless otherwise noted.
  • There is no membership requirement for open prize money and bonuses.
  • Unless otherwise noted, runners with multiple eligibility will be awarded the highest prize money amount only.
 

 

 

Time Bonuses

The following races include time and course record bonuses. NYRR Membership is not required. Time Bonus limited to the top three finishers and Course Record Bonus limited to the top finisher to break the existing record

Event *Men's Time Bonus #Men's Event Record *Women's Time Bonus #Women's Event Record
Joe Kleinerman 10K 31:00 29:17 35:00 32.56
Washington Heights 5K 15:00 14:29 17:00 16:25
Scotland 10K Run 31:00 29:33 35:00 33:22
Portugal Day 5-Mile
(Men Only)
24:45 23:08 - -
Giant's 5K 14:45 15:47 17:00 18:34
Harlem 5K 14:45 14:49 17:00 16:41
Autism Speaks 4M 19:30 18:44 22:15 22:21
Grete's Great Gallop 1:08:45 1:02:56 1:16:30 1:12:33
Ted Corbitt 15K 47:45 47:19 53:30 50:50
*$100 to top three men and women to run under these times
#$100 to top male or female winner to break event record
 

 

 

NYRR Team Prize Money for Men and Women

The following races include team prize money: Brooklyn Half, Dash to the Finish 5k, Harlem 5k, and Grete’s Great Gallop.

1st $500
2nd $400
3rd $300
4th $200
5th $100
  • To qualify for NYRR team prize money, an individual must be a member of NYRR for at least three months prior to the race date.
  • All clubs with at least five declared male finishers or five declared female finishers are scored as teams.
  • A club’s finishing place in a scored race is determined by adding the finishing times of the scoring members.
  • The club with the lowest combined time is first, the club with the second-lowest combined time is second, and so on.
  • Results are official 30 days after the event.
  • Please see the Local Competitive / Running Clubs page for more details.