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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.

Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run

August 23, 2014
NYRR Member Prize Money (men and women)
1st$400
2nd$300
3rd$200
4th$100
1st 40+$150
2nd 40+$100
3rd 40+$50
1st 50+ Age Graded$75
2nd 50+ Age Graded$50
3rd 50+ Age Graded$25

Time Bonuses
Top 3 Men Under 14:45$100
Male winner who breaks event record (14:49, Mikael Tesfaye Kahsay, 2012)$100
Top 3 Women Under 17:00$100
Female winner who breaks event record (16:41, Patricia Barry, 2013)$100

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

Autism Speaks 4 Miles of Hope

September 06, 2014
NYRR Member Prize Money for Men and Women
1st$400
2nd$300
3rd$200
4th$100
1st 40+$150
2nd 40+$100
3rd 40+$50
1st 50+ AG$75
2nd 50+ AG$50
3rd 50+ AG$25

Time Bonuses
Top 3 Men Under 19:30$100
Male winner who breaks event record (18:44, Ayele Feyisa, 2013)$100
Top 3 Women Under 22:15$100
Female winner who breaks event record (22:21, Lemma Muluye Gurma, 2008)$100

NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile

September 13, 2014
Open Prize Money (men and women)
1st$5,000
2nd$3,500
3rd$2,500
4th$1,500
5th $1,000
6th $750
7th $500
8th $250
*Open race includes $1,000 bonus to leader at halfway
(must finish sub-4:00 for men and sub-4:32 for women)

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

Memorial Sloan Kettering's Fred's Team Presents Grete's Great Gallop (13.1M)

October 05, 2014
NYRR Member Prize Money (men and women)
1st$400
2nd$300
3rd$200
4th$100
1st 40+$150
2nd 40+$100
3rd 40+$50
1st 50+ AG$75
2nd 50+ AG$50
3rd 50+ AG$25
Must be NYRR member for three months prior to race day

Open Time Bonuses:
Top 3 Men Under 1:08:45$100
Male winner who breaks event record (1:02:56 Enos Matalane, 2005)$100
Top 3 Women Under 1:16:30$100
Female winner who breaks event record (1:12:33, Junko Asario, 1995)$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.