Best Road Races

Best Road Races - Prize Money

This list is sorted by the estimated Prize Money being offered not including special bonus money like for course, American or World records.  Confirm the exact dollar amounts with the race director.  Report any changes to us.  Below is the list of the "main" race.  Click on "View All Races" to see some of the other important races associated with the "main" race.

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Featured Best Road Races are presented in bold text. *Dates marked with asterisk have not yet been confirmed.

# Race Name Location Distance Race Date Years Running Entrant Cap Total Finishers Male Finishers Female Finishers Entry Fee Prize Money
1 TCS NYC Marathon New York, New York MARATHON 11/01/15     50,564     $255 $805,000
2 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Chicago, Illinois MARATHON 10/11/15 38 45,000 40,801 22,296 18,505 $150 $560,000
3 Honolulu Marathon Honolulu, Hawaii MARATHON 12/13/15 42   11,499     $125 $52,000
4 Crim 10-miler Flint, Michigan 10 MI 8/25/12 36   7,948 3,888 4,052 $33 $42,500
5 Detroit Free Press Talmer Bank Marathon Detroit, Mich MARATHON 10/18/15 36 4,830 19,341     $110 $41,480
6 Gore-Tex Philadelphia Marathon Philadelphia, Pennsylvania MARATHON 11/22/15 21   10,203 5,666 4,545 $85 $10,750
7 Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon San Antonio, TX MARATHON 12/05/15     2,330 1,344 995 $95 $9,000
8 Rock 'n' Roll San Jose Half Marathon San Jose, California HALF MARATHON 9/28/15 8   8,265 4,059 4,206 $110 $7,000
9 Long Beach International City Bank Marathon Long Beach, CA MARATHON 10/11/15 29   16,101 7,168 8,933 $110 $7,000
10 Pleasanton Double 15K Pleassanton, California DOUBLE ROAD RACE 12/20/15 3   473     $45 $6,380
11 MVP Health Care Stockade-athon 15K Schenectady, New York 15K 11/08/15 3677   1,671     $30 $5,500
12 Beach to Beacon 10K Cape Elizabeth, Maine 10K 8/01/15 16 7,200 6,491     $40 $3,500
13 Rock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA HALF MARATHON 10/25/15 4   7,762 3,184 4,578 $85 $3,500
14 Double 15k San Jose San Jose, California DOUBLE ROAD RACE 8/22/15 2   299     $66 $3,350
15 Blue Cross Broad Street Run 10 Mile Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 10 MI 5/03/15 33   35,164     $36 $3,000
16 Double 15k San Juan Bautista San Juan Bautista, California DOUBLE ROAD RACE 9/19/15 2   91     $55 $3,000
17 Clarksburg Country Run Clarksburg, California HALF MARATHON 11/08/15 48   491 203 288 $53 $1,425
18 America's Finest City Half Marathon San Diego, California HALF MARATHON 8/16/15 36 8,000 6,164 2,950 3,214 $90 $1,000
19 Kenya Double Racing Festival Nyahururu, Kenya DOUBLE 21K, DOUBLE 8K AND KIDS CUP DOUBLE 9/06/15 1   61 49 12   $1,000
20 Ashenfelter 8K Classic Glen Ridge, NJ 8K 11/26/15 15   1,301     $25 $600
21 Golden Gate 8k Double Adventure Run San Francisco, CA 8K, 1.5 MI 8/02/15             $400
22 Boxing Day 10 Miler Hamilton, Ontario, CAN 10 MI 12/26/15 95   20 7 13 $65 $300
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