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 Clarksburg Country Run Clarksburg, California HALF MARATHON 11/06/16 50   1,098     $53 $175
2 Boxing Day 10 Miler Hamilton, Ontario, CAN 10 MI 12/01/16 96   560     $65 $300
3 San Francisco 8K Double Adventure Run San Francisco, CA DOUBLE 8K 6/19/16 1   179     $49 $400
4 Golden Gate 8k Double Adventure Run San Francisco, CA DOUBLE 8K 8/07/16 1   143     $49 $400
5 Rock 'n' Roll Washington D.C. Half Marathon Washington D.C., US HALF MARATHON 3/12/16 5   15,675     $95 $500
6 Double 15K San Juan Bautista San Juan Bautista, California DOUBLE 15K 9/24/16 3   66     $55 $500
7 GO! St. Louis Marathon St. Louis, Mo MARATHON 4/10/16 15 3,000 1,373     $95 $600
8 Ashenfelter 8K Classic Glen Ridge, NJ 8K 11/24/16 15   3,101     $25 $600
9 Fontana Day Half Marathon Fontana, California HALF MARATHON 6/04/16 59   1,094     $35 $750
10 Kids Double 1.5 Mile San Jose, California KIDS CUP DOUBLE 1.5 MI 8/20/16 2   39     $45 $900
11 Miami Marathon Miami, Florida MARATHON 1/24/16 12   2,750     $90 $1,000
12 America's Finest City Half Marathon San Diego, California HALF MARATHON 8/21/16 37 8,000 5,018     $90 $1,000
13 MVP Health Care Stockade-athon 15K Schenectady, New York 15K 11/13/16     1,568     $30 $1,000
14 Philadelphia Marathon Philadelphia, Pennsylvania MARATHON 11/20/16 23   9,651     $85 $1,000
15 Live Grit Lakefront 10 Miler Chicago, IL 10 MI 3/19/16     1,115     $60 $1,150
16 Mercedes-Benz Oakville 5K Oakville, Ontario, Canada 5K 4/24/16     806     $40 $1,600
17 JH Rhody Run Port Townsend, WA 12K 5/22/16 34   16,253     $25 $1,700
18 California Classic Weekend Half Marathon Fresno, Ca HALF MARATHON 2/28/16     1,087 431 656 $90 $1,800
19 Rock The Parkway Half Marathon Kansas City, Mo HALF MARATHON 4/09/16   5,500 1,362     $50 $1,800
20 Super Bowl Sunday 10K Redondo Beach, California 10K 1/31/16 38   2,876     $30 $2,000
21 Country Music Half Marathon Nashville, Tennessee HALF MARATHON 4/30/16     3,567     $90 $2,000
22 Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon Sonoma, California HALF MARATHON 7/17/16 13 3,000 3,941     $125 $2,000
23 B.A.A. 5K Boston, MA 5K 4/16/16   6,000 8,892     $65 $2,400
24 Big Sur International Marathon Carmel, California MARATHON 4/24/16     4,298 2,132 2,166 $30 $2,900
25 Eugene Marathon Eugene, OR MARATHON 5/01/16     1,465     $60 $3,000
26 Pacific Grove Double 15K Pacific Grove, Calfornia DOUBLE 15K 5/08/16 2   164     $45 $3,000
27 Overland Park Double Racing Festival Overland Park, Kansas DOUBLE ROAD RACE 15K 6/26/16 3   113     $45 $3,000
28 San Francisco Marathon San Francisco, California MARATHON 7/31/16 38   6,025     $105 $3,000
29 Oakland Marathon Walnut Creek, CA MARATHON 3/20/16 4   688 443 245 $90 $3,300
30 Dick's Sporting Good Pittsburgh Half-Marathon Pittsburgh, PA HALF MARATHON 5/01/16     12,486     $90 $3,500
31 Rock 'n' Roll Seattle Marathon Seattle, WA MARATHON 6/18/16     2,041     $105 $3,500
32 Beach to Beacon 10K Cape Elizabeth, Maine 10K 8/06/16   7,200 6,597     $40 $3,500
33 Rock 'n' Roll Virginia Beach Virginia Beach, VA HALF MARATHON 9/04/16     8,443     $85 $3,500
34 Rock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA HALF MARATHON 10/30/16 5   12,876     $85 $3,500
35 Martian Marathon Dearborn, MI MARATHON 4/09/16     273     $29 $3,600
36 Miami Half Marathon Miami, Florida HALF MARATHON 1/24/16 12   13,154     $60 $3,800
37 Carlsbad 5000 Women 30-39 Carlsbad, California 5K 3/27/16 31   487     $30 $4,800
38 Cox Providence Rhode Races Marathon Providence, Rhode Island MARATHON 5/01/16     869     $70 $5,000
39 San Jose Double Racing Festival San Jose, California DOUBLE 15K 2/20/16 2   281     $45 $5,650
40 KY Derby Festival Marathon Louisville, Kentucky MARATHON 4/30/16     2,576 1,192 1,384 $65 $6,000
41 Rodes City Run 10K Louisville, KY 10K 3/19/16 35   5,204     $30 $6,410
42 Pleasanton Double 15K Pleasanton, California DOUBLE ROAD RACE 12/18/16 4   252     $49 $6,880
43 Rock 'n' Roll San Jose Half Marathon San Jose, California HALF MARATHON 10/02/16 10   8,626     $110 $7,000
44 JetBlue Long Beach Marathon Long Beach, CA MARATHON 10/09/16 30   16,897     $110 $7,000
45 Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run Honolulu, Hawaii 8.15 MI 2/15/16 30   14,717     $50 $8,400
46 Stratton Faxon Fairfield Half Marathon Jennings Beach, Fairfield, CT HALF MARATHON 6/26/16   5,000 2,933     $55 $8,600
47 Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon San Antonio, TX MARATHON 12/04/16     2,498     $95 $9,000
48 Mount Washington Road Race Mount Washington, New Hampshire 7.6 MI 6/18/16 55 1,300 1,052     $80 $9,500
49 Falmouth Road Race Falmouth, Massachusetts 7 MI 8/21/16     10,518     $38 $10,000
50 Pike's Peek 10k Rockville, MD 10K 4/24/16     2,397     $25 $12,300
51 Dubai 10K Dubai 10K 1/22/16 14   12,291 8,335 3,956 $60 $14,000
52 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Chicago, Illinois 8K 3/27/16 36 40,000 27,865     $45 $15,000
53 Surfing Madonna 10K San Diego, CA 10K 10/15/16 3   730       $15,000
54 Hospital Hill Half Marathon Kansas City, Missouri HALF MARATHON 6/04/16 41   6,894     $35 $18,000
55 Around the Bay 30k Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 30K 3/27/16 121 8,500 7,787     $70 $18,300
56 Naples Half Marathon Naples, Florida HALF MARATHON 1/17/16 12   1,256     $35 $19,000
57 Vancouver Sun Run Vancouver, Canada 10K 4/17/16     21,163     $45 $21,000
58 Blue Cross Broad Street Run 10 Mile Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 10 MI 5/01/16 34   35,855 15,863 19,991 $36 $22,500
59 Belfast City Marathon Belfast MARATHON 5/02/16     2,224       $30,550
60 GO! St. Louis Half Marathon St. Louis, Mo HALF MARATHON 4/10/16 15 12,000 6,253     $65 $35,425
61 All-America City 10K Edinburg, TX 10K 2/06/16 33   1,427       $39,400
62 Crim 10-Miler Flint, Michigan 10 MI 8/27/16     12,449       $42,500
63 Boilermaker 15k Utica, New York 15K 7/10/16 36 14,000 11,891     $35 $45,200
64 Asics LA Marathon Los Angeles, California MARATHON 2/14/16 30   21,908     $145 $50,000
65 Grandma's Marathon Duluth, Minnesota MARATHON 6/18/16   10,000 6,077     $85 $50,000
66 Honolulu Marathon Honolulu, Hawaii MARATHON 12/11/16 43   12,109     $125 $52,000
67 Wharf to Wharf Santa Cruz, California 6 MI 7/24/16   16,000 16,041       $54,000
68 Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Washington, DC 10 MI 4/03/16 42 15,000 1,237     $38 $55,250
69 Dick's Sporting Good Pittsburgh Marathon Pittsburgh, PA MARATHON 5/01/16     20,547     $80 $62,300
70 Cooper River Bridge Run 10k Charleston, South Carolina 10K 3/27/16 38   7,104 3,840 3,424 $40 $64,200
71 Fifth Third River Bank Run 25k Grand Rapids, MI 25K 5/14/16 36   5,574     $35 $72,600
72 Carlsbad 5000 Elite Invitational Carlsbad, California 5K 3/27/16 31   15       $76,000
73 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon New York, NY HALF MARATHON 3/13/16 10   19,455     $128 $100,000
74 TCS NYC Marathon New York, New York MARATHON 11/06/16     49,467     $255 $100,000
75 World's Best 10k San Juan, Puerto Rico 10K 2/28/16 17 15,000 9,488     $35 $146,700
76 Seoul International Marathon Seoul, Korea MARATHON 3/13/16 84         $40 $190,000
77 Chevron Houston Marathon Houston, Texas MARATHON 1/17/16 43 25,000 7,083 4,348 2,735 $125 $191,000
78 Boston Marathon Boston, Massachusetts MARATHON 4/18/16           $300 $846,000
79 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon Dubai MARATHON 1/22/16 14   2,532     $120 $887,200
80 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan MARATHON 2/21/16 8 35,000 35,500     $130 $1,000,000
81 Virgin London Marathon London, England MARATHON 4/24/16     43,751       $1,000,000
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