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$245,000 Prize Money; Course Route and Profile; Team Scoring – World Half Marathon

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MonteCarloA total prize purse of US$245,000 will be paid by the IAAF at the IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham, UK on Sunday 11 October.

(all amounts are in US$)

Place / Prize

Individual
1st - 30,000
2nd - 15,000
3rd - 10,000
4th - 7000
5th - 5000
6th - 3000

Teams
1st - 15,000
2nd - 12,000
3rd - 9000
4th - 7500
5th - 6000
6th - 3000

NOTE. The payment of all individual and team prize money is dependant upon athletes undergoing and clearing the usual anti-doping procedures.

Course Route and Profile

The men’s and women’s races take to the streets of Birmingham at 9.00hrs and 9.30hrs respectively (GMT + 1hr) on Sunday morning (11 October) and follow a route that starts and finishes on Broad Street near Centenary Square in the heart of the city centre.

It takes in some of Birmingham’s major landmarks and includes a lap around Cannon Hill Park, one of the city’s premier parks. The competitors will also run past Cadbury World and the Cadbury factory in Bournville.

See map and profile in ‘Related Content’ under the event logo to the right of this text

Team Scoring

In both races a maximum of seven athletes may be entered by each Member Federation, though no more than five will be allowed to start, with three to score.

Each race shall be scored separately. The team results shall be decided by the aggregate of times recorded by the scoring athletes of each team. The team with the lowest aggregate of times will be judged the winner. If a team fails to finish with a complete scoring team, the runners finishing shall be counted as individuals in the race result and be eligible for the individual awards. In the event of a tie, it shall be resolved in favour of the team whose last scoring member finishes nearer to first place.

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