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 Middletown Orange County Classic 10k Middletown, NY 10K 6/06/15 32   643 370 273 $23 $225
2 Boxing Day 10 Miler Hamilton, Ontario, CAN 10 MI 12/26/15 95   20 7 13 $65 $300
3 UjENA Double 5K San Jose San Jose, California UJENA DOUBLE 5K 8/22/15 1   120       $350
4 Rock 'n' Roll Washington D.C. Marathon Washington D.C., US MARATHON 3/14/15 3   2,722 1,552 1,170 $80 $500
5 San Francisco 8k Double Adventure Run San Francisco, CA 8K, 1.5 MI 6/21/15             $500
6 GO! St. Louis Marathon St. Louis, Mo MARATHON 4/11/15 13 3,000 1,994     $95 $600
7 People's Bank Vermont City Marathon Burlington, Vermont MARATHON 5/24/15 25   2,613     $85 $600
8 Ashenfelter 8K Classic Glen Ridge, NJ 8K 11/26/15 15   1,301     $25 $600
9 Kids Double 1.5 Mile San Jose, California KIDS CUP DOUBLE 1.5 MI 8/22/15 1   39     $45 $900
10 Miami Marathon Miami, Florida MARATHON 1/25/15 10   3,529 2,303 1,222 $90 $1,000
11 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
12 Belfast City Marathon Belfast MARATHON 5/04/15 32   2,325       $1,400
13 Clarksburg Country Run Clarksburg, California HALF MARATHON 11/08/15 48   491 203 288 $53 $1,425
14 Garden of the Gods Ten Mile Run Manitou Springs, CO 10 MI 6/07/15     1,347 696 651 $30 $1,450
15 Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Washington, DC 10 MI 4/12/15 42 15,000 17,747 10,548 7,199 $38 $1,750
16 Kenya Double 21k Adventure Run Tanzania DOUBLE 21K 7/11/15 1   61 49 12   $1,760
17 Oklahoma Double Racing Festival Tulsa, OK 15K, 8K, 1.5 MI 4/04/15             $3,000
18 Eugene Marathon Eugene, OR MARATHON 5/10/15 8   1,361 785 576 $60 $3,000
19 Florida Double Racing Festival Ft. Lauderdale, Florida DOUBLE ROAD RACE 5/17/15     267     $45 $3,000
20 Manhattan Double Racing Festival Manhattan, KS DOUBLE ROAD RACE 5/23/15             $3,000
21 Double Road Race Indy Indianapolis, Indiana DOUBLE ROAD RACE 5/31/15 1   114     $66 $3,000
22 Kansas Double Racing Festival Overland Park, Kansas DOUBLE ROAD RACE 6/28/15 2   269     $45 $3,000
23 Double 15k San Juan Bautista San Juan Bautista, California DOUBLE ROAD RACE 9/19/15 2   91     $55 $3,000
24 Rodes City Run 10K Louisville, KY 10K 3/21/15 33   5,917 2,444 3,435 $30 $3,310
25 San Jose Double Racing Festival San Jose, California DOUBLE ROAD RACE 2/21/15 1   274 114 160 $45 $3,350
26 Double 15k San Jose San Jose, California DOUBLE ROAD RACE 8/22/15 2   299     $66 $3,350
27 Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run Honolulu, Hawaii 8.15 MI 2/16/15 29   16,238 7,822 8,415 $50 $3,500
28 Dick's Sporting Good Pittsburgh Half-Marathon Pittsburgh, PA HALF MARATHON 5/03/15 5   14,590 5,587 9,002 $90 $3,500
29 Beach to Beacon 10K Cape Elizabeth, Maine 10K 8/01/15 16 7,200 6,491     $40 $3,500
30 Rock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA HALF MARATHON 10/25/15 4   7,762 3,184 4,578 $85 $3,500
31 Mount Washington Road Race Mount Washington, New Hampshire 7.6 MI 6/20/15 53 1,300 1,055 683 372 $80 $3,700
32 Carlsbad 5000 Women 30-39 Carlsbad, California 5K 3/29/15 29   266     $30 $4,800
33 Grandma's Marathon Duluth, Minnesota MARATHON 6/20/15 36 10,000 6,211 3,945 2,713 $85 $5,000
34 MVP Health Care Stockade-athon 15K Schenectady, New York 15K 11/08/15 3677   1,671     $30 $5,500
35 Pleasanton Double 15K DOUBLE ROAD RACE 12/20/15 3   473     $45 $6,380
36 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
37 Long Beach International City Bank Marathon Long Beach, CA MARATHON 10/11/15 29   16,101 7,168 8,933 $110 $7,000
38 Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon San Antonio, TX MARATHON 12/05/15     2,330 1,344 995 $95 $9,000
39 Gore-Tex Philadelphia Marathon Philadelphia, Pennsylvania MARATHON 11/22/15 21   10,203 5,666 4,545 $85 $10,750
40 Standard Chartered Dubai 10K Dubai 10K 1/23/15     176 115 61 $60 $14,000
41 Aramco Houston Half Marathon Houston, Texas HALF MARATHON 1/18/15   12,000 10,543 4,490 6,053 $105 $15,000
42 World's Best 10k San Juan, Puerto Rico 10K 3/01/15 15 15,000 10,715 6,241 4,474 $35 $20,000
43 Vancouver Sun Run Vancouver, Canada 10K 4/26/15 29   43,170 19,371 23,799 $45 $21,000
44 Fifth Third River Bank Run 25k Grand Rapids, MI 25K 5/09/15 36   6,589     $35 $21,900
45 Chevron Houston Marathon Houston, Texas MARATHON 1/18/15 41 25,000 7,048 4,408 2,640 $125 $25,000
46 All-America City 10K Edinburg, TX 10K 2/07/15 31   4,000       $39,000
47 Detroit Free Press Talmer Bank Marathon Detroit, Mich MARATHON 10/18/15 36 4,830 19,341     $110 $41,480
48 Carlsbad 5000 Elite Invitational Carlsbad, California 5K 3/29/15 29   14       $47,200
49 Asics LA Marathon Los Angeles, California MARATHON 3/15/15 29   21,481 12,358 9,123 $145 $50,000
50 Honolulu Marathon Honolulu, Hawaii MARATHON 12/13/15 42   11,499     $125 $52,000
51 B.A.A. 5K Boston, MA 5K 4/18/15 3 6,000 8,652     $65 $60,000
52 Seoul International Marathon Seoul, Korea MARATHON 3/15/15 84         $40 $80,000
53 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Chicago, Illinois MARATHON 10/11/15 38 45,000 40,801 22,296 18,505 $150 $560,000
54 TCS NYC Marathon New York, New York MARATHON 11/01/15     50,564     $255 $805,000
55 Boston Marathon Boston, Massachusetts MARATHON 4/20/15 118   35,671 19,579 16,092 $300 $806,000
56 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon Dubai MARATHON 1/23/15 12         $120 $908,000
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December 26
The course is both scenic and challenging, taking runners through Hamilton in Ontario.
Boxing Day 10 Miler
Hamilton, Ontario, CAN
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December 21
Both the 12K run/walk and the 5K run/walk start at Marina Park in downtown Kirkland.
12K's of Christmas
Kirkland, WA
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December 21
The Double Road Race 15k Challenge is one 15k race broken up into two stages. …
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December 20
All santas will run through the oceanfront area, under the lights, through local neighborhoods and finish inside…
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Virginia Beach, VA
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