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 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon Dubai MARATHON 1/23/15 12         $120 $908,000
2 Boston Marathon Boston, Massachusetts MARATHON 4/20/15 118   35,671 19,579 16,092 $300 $806,000
3 TCS NYC Marathon New York, New York MARATHON 11/01/15     50,564     $255 $805,000
4 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Chicago, Illinois MARATHON 10/11/15 38 45,000 40,801 22,296 18,505 $150 $560,000
5 Seoul International Marathon Seoul, Korea MARATHON 3/15/15 84         $40 $80,000
6 Honolulu Marathon Honolulu, Hawaii MARATHON 12/13/15 42   11,499     $125 $52,000
7 Asics LA Marathon Los Angeles, California MARATHON 3/15/15 29   21,481 12,358 9,123 $145 $50,000
8 Carlsbad 5000 Elite Invitational Carlsbad, California 5K 3/29/15 29   14       $47,200
9 Detroit Free Press Talmer Bank Marathon Detroit, Mich MARATHON 10/18/15 36 4,830 19,341     $110 $41,480
10 All-America City 10K Edinburg, TX 10K 2/07/15 31   4,000       $39,000
11 Chevron Houston Marathon Houston, Texas MARATHON 1/18/15 41 25,000 7,048 4,408 2,640 $125 $25,000
12 Fifth Third River Bank Run 25k Grand Rapids, MI 25K 5/09/15 36   6,589     $35 $21,900
13 Vancouver Sun Run Vancouver, Canada 10K 4/26/15 29   43,170 19,371 23,799 $45 $21,000
14 World's Best 10k San Juan, Puerto Rico 10K 3/01/15 15 15,000 10,715 6,241 4,474 $35 $20,000
15 Gore-Tex Philadelphia Marathon Philadelphia, Pennsylvania MARATHON 11/22/15 21   10,203 5,666 4,545 $85 $10,750
16 Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon San Antonio, TX MARATHON 12/05/15     2,330 1,344 995 $95 $9,000
17 Rock 'n' Roll San Jose Half Marathon San Jose, California HALF MARATHON 9/27/15 8   8,265 4,059 4,206 $110 $7,000
18 Long Beach International City Bank Marathon Long Beach, CA MARATHON 10/11/15 29   16,101 7,168 8,933 $110 $7,000
19 Pleasanton Double 15K DOUBLE ROAD RACE 12/20/15 3   473     $45 $6,380
20 MVP Health Care Stockade-athon 15K Schenectady, New York 15K 11/08/15 3677   1,671     $30 $5,500
21 Grandma's Marathon Duluth, Minnesota MARATHON 6/20/15 36 10,000 6,211 3,945 2,713 $85 $5,000
22 Mount Washington Road Race Mount Washington, New Hampshire 7.6 MI 6/20/15 53 1,300 1,055 683 372 $80 $3,700
23 Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run Honolulu, Hawaii 8.15 MI 2/16/15 29   16,238 7,822 8,415 $50 $3,500
24 Beach to Beacon 10K Cape Elizabeth, Maine 10K 8/01/15 16 7,200 6,491     $40 $3,500
25 Rock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA HALF MARATHON 10/25/15 4   7,762 3,184 4,578 $85 $3,500
26 San Jose Double Racing Festival San Jose, California DOUBLE 15K 2/21/15 1   274 114 160 $45 $3,350
27 Double 15k San Jose San Jose, California DOUBLE ROAD RACE 8/22/15 2   299     $66 $3,350
28 Rodes City Run 10K Louisville, KY 10K 3/21/15 33   5,917 2,444 3,435 $30 $3,310
29 Eugene Marathon Eugene, OR MARATHON 5/10/15 8   1,361 785 576 $60 $3,000
30 Florida Double Racing Festival Ft. Lauderdale, Florida DOUBLE ROAD RACE 5/17/15     267     $45 $3,000
31 Kansas Double Racing Festival Overland Park, Kansas DOUBLE ROAD RACE 6/28/15 2   269     $45 $3,000
32 Double 15k San Juan Bautista San Juan Bautista, California DOUBLE ROAD RACE 9/19/15 2   91     $55 $3,000
33 Kenya Double 21k Adventure Run Tanzania DOUBLE 21K 7/11/15 1   61 49 12   $1,760
34 Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Washington, DC 10 MI 4/12/15 42 15,000 17,747 10,548 7,199 $38 $1,750
35 Garden of the Gods Ten Mile Run Manitou Springs, CO 10 MI 6/07/15     1,347 696 651 $30 $1,450
36 Clarksburg Country Run Clarksburg, California HALF MARATHON 11/08/15 48   491 203 288 $53 $1,425
37 Belfast City Marathon Belfast MARATHON 5/04/15 32   2,325       $1,400
38 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
39 Ashenfelter 8K Classic Glen Ridge, NJ 8K 11/26/15 15   1,301     $25 $600
40 Rock 'n' Roll Washington D.C. Half Marathon Washington D.C., US HALF MARATHON 3/14/15 3   16,742 6,422 10,302 $95 $500
41 San Francisco 8k Double Adventure Run San Francisco, CA 8K, 1.5 MI 6/21/15             $500
42 Boxing Day 10 Miler Hamilton, Ontario, CAN 10 MI 12/26/15 95   20 7 13 $65 $300
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