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Event Information: Prize Money & Awards

Nearly $40,000 up for grabs in the B.A.A. Half Marathon

PRIZE MONEY AWARDS

  • $38,400 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.
  • The awards ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Boston’s Franklin Park. Award winners are requested to be present to receive their awards.
  • Drug testing will be performed at the B.A.A. Half Marathon. Please see below for full details.
PLACEOPEN PRIZE MONEYMASTERS PRIZE MONEYPUSH RIM PRIZE MONEY
1st $6,000 $300 $500
2nd $4,000 $200 $300
3rd $2,500 $100 $200
4th $1,500
5th $1,000
6th $800
7th $600
8th $500
9th $400
10th $300

  • 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

The awards ceremony will present awards to the top 5 overall male and female finishers and the top male and female wheelchair finisher.

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. Awards will be given to the first, second and third place finishers in the following age-groups for both men and women:

  • 14-19 years old
  • 20-24 years old
  • 25-29 years old
  • 30-34 years old
  • 35-39 years old
  • 40-44 years old
  • 45-49 years old
  • 50-54 years old
  • 55-59 years old
  • 60-64 years old
  • 65-69 years old
  • 70-74 years old
  • 75-79 years old
  • 80 years old and older

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 2013 B.A.A. Half Marathon 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.

All the information above is subject to change

B.A.A. Moment 3

1966 - Bobbi Gibb

In 1966, Bobbi Gibb was the first female to run the Boston Marathon.