Prize Money

New York Road Runners offers more than $900,000 in member and open prize money annually. To qualify for NYRR member prize money and time bonuses, 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 for open, masters, and 50+ Age Graded categories will be awarded the highest prize money amount only. Athletes who have served a doping suspension of two months or longer are not eligible to receive prize or bonus money in NYRR races.

Coogan's Salsa, Blues, and Shamrocks 5K & Kids' Races

March 3

  Open Bonus Money
First three men who run under 15:00 $100
First three women who run under 17:00 $100
Race winner who breaks existing course record $100
Men: 14:29, Benson Barus, 2001. Women: 16:25, Aziza Aliyu, 2009.

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

NYC Half Marathon

March 17

  Open Prize Money for Men and Women
1st $20,000
2nd $10,000
3rd $5,500
4th $3,500
5th $2,000
6th $1,500
7th $1,000
8th $500
9th $350
10th $300
11th $200
12th $150

  NYRR Member Prize Money for Men and Women
1st $1,500
2nd $1,000
3rd $750
4th $600
5th $500
6th $400
7th $150
8th $100

More Magazine/Fitness Magazine Women’s Half-Marathon

April 14

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

UAE Healthy Kidney 10K

May 11

  Open prize money for Men Only
1st $25,000
2nd $12,500
3rd $6000
4th $3000
5th $2000
6th $1000
7th $800
8th $500

  Zayed Bonus
Zayed Bonus $30,000
Bonus to race winner who breaks existing Central Park record (27:35, Leonard Patrick Komon, 2011)

  NYRR Member Prize Money for Men and Women
1st $1000
2nd $500
3rd $300
4th $200
5th $100

Japan Run

May 12

  Open Prize Money
Bonus to women's race winner who breaks existing event record (21:48, Yoko Shibui, 2011) $100
Bonus to first three women under 23:00 $100

  NYRR Member Prize Money for Women Only
1st $400
2nd $300
3rd $200
4th $100
1st 40+ $150
2nd 40+ $100
3rd 40+ $50
50+ Age-Graded
1st 50+ AG $75
2nd 50+ AG $50
3rd 50+ AG $25

Oakley New York Mini 10K

June 8

  Open Prize Money for Women Only
1st $10,000
2nd $5000
3rd $3500
4th $2500
5th $1500

  USA Citizen Prize Money for Women Only
1st $5000
2nd $2500
3rd $1250
4th $750
5th $500

  NYRR Member Prize Money for Women Only
1st $1000
2nd $750
3rd $350
1st 40+ $200
2nd 40+ $100
3rd 40+ $100

Portugal Day

June 16

  NYRR Member Prize Money for Men Only
1st $400
2nd $300
3rd $200
4th $100
1st 40+ $150
2nd 40+ $100
3rd 40+ $50
50+ Age-Graded
1st 50+ AG $75
2nd 50+ AG $50
3rd 50+ AG $25

  Bonus
Bonus to men's race winner who breaks existing event record (23:42, Kumsa Adugna Megersa, 2011) $100
Bonus to first three men under 24:00 $100

NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile presented by Nissan

September 22

  Open Prize Money for Men and Women
Available in the Invitational Professional Athlete race only
1st $5000
2nd $3500
3rd $2500
4th $1500
5th $1000
6th $750
7th $500
8th $250

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

Grete’s Great Gallop

October 6

  Bonus
Bonus to men's race winner who breaks existing event record (1:02:56, Enos Matalane, 2005) $100
Bonus to women's race winner who breaks existing event record (1:12:33, Junko Asari, 1995) $100

  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
50+ Age-Graded
1st 50+ AG $75
2nd 50+ AG $50
3rd 50+ AG $25

2013 ING NEW YORK CITY MARATHON

PRIZE MONEY AND BONUS AWARDS

Total Guaranteed Prize Money Purse = $600,000

Open Division: Finish Position, Equal for Men & Women:
1st $100,000
2nd $60,000
3rd $40,000
4th $25,000
5th $15,000
6th $12,500
7th $10,000
8th* $5,000
9th* $3,000
10th* $2,000
11th* $1,500
12th* $1,000

Total = $550,000 ($275,000 Men + $275,000 Women)

*Places 8 through 12 will be reduced by 50% for times slower than 2:16:30 (men) and 2:39:00 (women); no adjustment for weather; only women competing in the all-women’s professional race are eligible for Open Division prize money

 

NYRR Member Division: Finish Position (equal for men and women; cumulative with Open Division above; see eligibility requirements below**):
  Open: Masters (40+): Teams:
1st $5,000 $500 $1,500
2nd $4,000 $250 $1,000
3rd $3,000 $150 $500
4th $2,000 $100  
5th $1,000    
Total = $38,000

*To be eligible for any NYRR member awards, including team awards, an individual must be a member of New York Road Runners since May 3, 2013, and must have completed at least six fully scored races conducted by NYRR for the period November 1, 2012 through October 31, 2013. Fully scored races are those in which every finisher is timed. Only women competing in the all-women’s professional race are eligible for NYRR member prize money, except masters (40+) runners.

 

Masters Division: Finish Position (40 years of age or older; equal for men and women; cumulative with open division amounts above, if applicable):
1st $3,000
2nd $2,000
3rd $1,000
Total = $12,000 ($6,000 Men + $6,000 Women) Women competing in either the all-women’s professional race, or the mixed-gender race are eligible for masters prize money based on finish order as determined by gun time.

 

Men: Women:
sub-2:10:00 $10,000 sub-2:27:00 $10,000
sub-2:09:30 $15,000 sub-2:26:30 $15,000
sub-2:09:00 $20,000 sub-2:26:00 $20,000
sub-2:08:30 $25,000 sub-2:25:30 $25,000
sub-2:08:00 $30,000 sub-2:25:00 $30,000
sub-2:07:30 $35,000 sub-2:24:30 $35,000
sub-2:07:00 $40,000 sub-2:24:00 $40,000
sub-2:06:30 $45,000 sub-2:23:30 $45,000
sub-2:06:00 $50,000 sub-2:23:00 $50,000
sub-2:05:30* $55,000 sub-2:22:30* $55,000
sub-2:05:00* $60,000 sub-2:22:00* $60,000

 *These bonuses are limited to the first two qualifying athletes, only; others will receive the next highest bonus on the table
 NYRR Division: Time Bonuses (cumulative with prize money and bonuses listed above; only highest eligible amount will be awarded)
Men: Women:
sub-2:18:00 $1,000 sub-2:41:00 $1,000
sub-2:19:00 $750 sub-2:42:00 $750
sub-2:20:00 $500 sub-2:43:00 $500

 

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