25 MAR 2014 General News Monaco

$245,000 prize money up for grabs – Copenhagen 2014

Eritrea's Zersenay Tadese during the 2012 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Kavarna, Bulgaria (Getty Images)Eritrea's Zersenay Tadese during the 2012 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Kavarna, Bulgaria (Getty Images) © Copyright

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