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Iaaf News Cardiff, UK

$245,000 in prize money up for grabs in Cardiff

A total prize purse of US$245,000 is on offer at the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016 on Saturday 26 March.

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 Cardiff will be awarded a US$50,000 bonus by the IAAF.

The current ratified world records are:

Men: Zersenay Tadese (ERI) 58:23
Women (single-sex race): Lornah Kiplagat (NED) 1:06:25

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

Timetable
Saturday 26 March (times are local, GMT):
Women’s race: 13:35
Men’s race: 14:10