Eritrea's Zersenay Tadese during the 2012 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Kavarna, Bulgaria (Getty Images) © Copyright
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$245,000 prize money up for grabs – Copenhagen 2014

A total prize purse of US$245,000 will be paid by the IAAF for the men's and women's races at the IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships, Copenhagen, Denmark on Saturday 29 March 2014.

Prize money (all amounts are in US$)

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

World record bonus

An athlete who surpasses a world record in Copenhagen will be awarded a US$50,000 bonus by the IAAF.

The current ratified world records are:

Men: Zersenay Tadese (ERI) 58:23, 21 March 2010, Lisbon
Women (single sex race): Lornah Kiplagat (NED) 1:06:25, 14 October 2007, Udine

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

Timetable

Saturday 29 March (times are local: GMT + 1hour):
Women’s race: 12:30
Men’s race: 12:55

IAAF