Event Information: Prize Money and Awards

Almost $40,000 USD is at stake in the sixth annual B.A.A. 5K

2014 PRIZE MONEY AND AWARDS

  • $39,900 USD will be distributed to the top 10 runners overall, the top three in the masters division, and the top three in the push rim wheelchair division.
  • Prize money awards are equal for men and women.
  • Prize money distribution is based upon gun time results for overall, masters division and push rim wheelchair division.
  • A review of the results will occur prior to the awards ceremony and prize money disbursements.
  • Decisions of the race referee and jury of appeal are final and cannot be contested.
  • Drug testing will be performed at the B.A.A. 5K. Please see below for full details.
  • Non-monetary awards will be presented on net time.

PLACEOPEN PRIZE MONEYMASTERS PRIZE MONEY*PUSH RIM PRIZE MONEY
1st $7,500 USD $300 USD $300 USD
2nd $4,000 USD $200 USD $200 USD
3rd $2,500 USD $100 USD $100 USD
4th $1,500 USD
5th $1,000 USD
6th $750 USD
7th $600 USD
8th $400 USD
9th $300 USD
10th $200 USD
TOTAL $37,500 USD $600 USD $600 USD

* Masters division competitors are defined as 40 years old and older. Masters division runners are eligible for both overall prize money awards and masters division prize money awards.

AGE GROUP AWARDS

  • Age group award winners (scored by net time) will have an adidas gift card mailed to them following the race and after results have been verified.
  • The awards ceremony will present awards to the top three overall male and female finishers and the top male and female wheelchair finisher
  • Awards will be given to the first, second and third place finishers in the following age-groups for both men and women:
    10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-70, 70-74, 75-79, and 80+

DRUG TESTING
The event will engage the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), in accordance with the International Standards of Doping Control, to test selected athletes who earn prize money. Athletes who participate in the 2014 B.A.A. 5K may be subject to drug testing in accordance with the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) Protocol for Olympic Movement Testing (USADA Protocol). USADA will be responsible for conducting comprehensive drug testing, as well as the adjudication of positive findings. Athletes with positive drug test results will have their cases adjudicated according to the USADA Protocol and will be penalized, if appropriate, according to applicable IAAF or World Anti Doping Agency rules. Such penalties may include, but not be limited to, a period of ineligibility from competition, as well as disqualification from past competitions and cancellation of awards and prizes previously awarded. Any substance taken by an athlete is at his/her own risk and may results in a positive sample. BEWARE: some nutritional supplements, prescription, cold medicines and over-the-counter medications contain prohibited substances. Information regarding specific drugs and substances may be obtained by calling the USADA Drug Reference Line at 1-800-233-0393, or by visiting www.usantidoping.org or www.888athlete.org.

B.A.A. Moment 6

1983 - Greg Meyer

in 1983 Greg Meyer won the Boston Marathon, and remains the last American to have won the men's open division. 

Photo Credit: Fay Foto