Event Information: Prize Money

Prize money structure for 2014 B.A.A. Distance Medley events

Overall/Open Division - Men & Women

PLACEB.A.A. 5KB.A.A. 10KB.A.A. Half Marathon
1 $7,500 $10,000 $10,000
2 $4,000 $5,000 $6,000
3 $2,500 $3,000 $4,000
4 $1,500 $1,500 $2,500
5 $1,000 $1,000 $1,200
6 $750 $750 $1,000
7 $600 $500 $600
8 $400 $400 $500
9 $300 $300 $300
10 $200 $200 $200

Masters divisionB.A.A. 5KB.A.A. 10KB.A.A. Half Marathon
1 $300 $300 $300
2 $200 $200 $200
3 $100 $100 $100

PUSH RIM WHEELCHAIR DIVISIONB.A.A. 5KB.A.A. 10KB.A.A. Half Marathon
1 $300 $500 $500
2 $200 $300 $300
3 $100 $200 $200
   
TOTALSB.A.A. 5KB.A.A. 10KB.A.A. Half Marathon
$39,900 $48,500 $55,800

2014 B.A.A. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

B.A.A. 5KBoston MarathonB.A.A. 10KB.A.A. Half Marathon
Saturday, April 19, 2014 Monday, April 21, 2014 Sunday, June 22, 2014 Sunday, October 12, 2014

BONUS INCENTIVES FOR TOP OVERALL FINISHES IN 2014 B.A.A. EVENTS *

  • Win three of the four events $50,000
  • Win two of the four events $20,000
  • Place in the top two in three of the four events $10,000
  • Place in the top three in three of the four events $5,000

* Includes finishes in the Boston Marathon. Only the single highest bonus will be awarded to a runner.

EVENT RECORD BONUSES

eVENT BONUSb.a.a. 5KB.A.A. 10KB.A.A. Half MarathonBoston Marathon
$5,000 $7,500 $10,000 $25,000 *

* Event Record bonuses in the Boston Marathon are provided through John Hancock’s sponsorship of the Boston Marathon.

B.A.A. 5K EVENT RECORDS

TIMENAMEYEAR
Male 13:26 Dejen Gebremeskel (ETH) 2014
Female 15:12 Werknesh Kidane (ETH) 2012

B.A.A. 10K EVENT RECORDS

TIMENAMEYEAR
Male 27:19 Geoffrey Mutai (KEN) 2011
Female 31:04 Mamitu Daska (ETH) 2014

B.A.A. HALF MARATHON EVENT RECORDS

TIMENAMEYEAR
Male 1:00:34 Lelisa Desisa (ETH) 2013
Female 1:09:14 Kim Smith (NZL) 2013

BOSTON MARATHON EVENT RECORDS

TIMENAMEYEAR
Male 2:03:02 * Geoffrey Mutai (KEN) 2011
Female 2:20:42 Margaret Okayo (KEN) 2002

* World Best time. Through John Hancock’s sponsorship of the Boston Marathon, the B.A.A. awards a $50,000 bonus for World Best times established at the Boston Marathon.

B.A.A. Moment 1

1920 - Ashland Start

The Boston Marathon began in Ashland, Massachusetts from 1897 through 1923 then moved to Hopkinton for the 1924 race.  Since then, the race has started in Hopkinton every year.