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 It's A Wonderful Run 5k Seneca Falls, New York 5K 12/12/15 5   3,172 1,172 2,000 $20 $350
2 San Francisco 8K Double Adventure Run San Francisco, CA DOUBLE 8K 6/19/16 1   179     $49 $400
3 Golden Gate 8k Double Adventure Run San Francisco, CA DOUBLE 8K 8/07/16 1   143     $49 $400
4 Rock 'n' Roll Washington D.C. Half Marathon Washington D.C., US HALF MARATHON 3/13/16 5   15,675     $95 $500
5 GO! St. Louis Marathon St. Louis, Mo MARATHON 4/10/16 15 3,000 1,373     $95 $600
6 Fontana Day Half Marathon Fontana, California HALF MARATHON 6/05/16 59   1,094     $35 $750
7 Kids Double 1.5 Mile San Jose, California KIDS CUP DOUBLE 1.5 MI 8/21/16 2   39     $45 $900
8 Kenya Double Racing Festival Nyahururu, Kenya DOUBLE 21K, DOUBLE 8K AND KIDS CUP DOUBLE 9/06/15 1   61 49 12   $1,000
9 Miami Marathon Miami, Florida MARATHON 1/26/16 12   2,750     $90 $1,000
10 America's Finest City Half Marathon San Diego, California HALF MARATHON 8/15/16 37 8,000 5,018     $90 $1,000
11 FirstMerit Bank Lakefront 10 Miler Chicago, IL 10 MI 4/17/16     1,115     $60 $1,150
12 Ashenfelter 8K Classic Glen Ridge, NJ 8K 11/26/15 15   1,301     $25 $1,200
13 Athens Double Road Race 15K Marathon, Greece DOUBLE ROAD RACE 11/28/15 2   216     $28 $1,400
14 Healdsburg Wine Country Half Marathon Geyserville, CA HALF MARATHON 10/24/15 6   1,965 587 1,378 $150 $1,500
15 Mercedes-Benz Oakville 5K Oakville, Ontario, Canada 5K 4/25/16     806     $40 $1,600
16 Clarksburg Country Run Clarksburg, California HALF MARATHON 11/08/15 48   491 203 288 $53 $1,625
17 JH Rhody Run Port Townsend, WA 12K 5/16/16 34   16,253     $25 $1,700
18 Maui Marathon Maui, HI MARATHON 9/20/15 42   748     $85 $1,800
19 California Classic Weekend Half Marathon Fresno, Ca HALF MARATHON 3/03/16     1,087 431 656 $90 $1,800
20 Rock The Parkway Half Marathon Kansas City, Mo HALF MARATHON 4/10/16   5,500 1,362     $50 $1,800
21 St Jude Memphis Marathon Memphis, Tennessee MARATHON 12/05/15 11   2,656     $120 $2,000
22 Super Bowl Sunday 10K Redondo Beach, California 10K 1/31/16 38   2,876     $30 $2,000
23 Country Music Half Marathon Nashville, Tennessee HALF MARATHON 4/26/16     3,567     $90 $2,000
24 Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon Sonoma, California HALF MARATHON 7/18/16 13 3,000 3,941     $125 $2,000
25 B.A.A. 5K Boston, MA 5K 4/17/16   6,000 8,892     $65 $2,400
26 Boxing Day 10 Miler Hamilton, Ontario, CAN 10 MI 12/26/15 95   20 7 13 $65 $2,500
27 Big Sur International Marathon Carmel, California MARATHON 4/25/16     4,298 2,132 2,166 $30 $2,900
28 Oklahoma Double Racing Festival 15K Tulsa, OK DOUBLE 15K 4/03/16 1   46 21 25   $3,000
29 Eugene Marathon Eugene, OR MARATHON 5/09/16     1,465     $60 $3,000
30 Overland Park Double Racing Festival Overland Park, Kansas DOUBLE ROAD RACE 15K 6/27/16 3   113     $45 $3,000
31 San Francisco Marathon San Francisco, California MARATHON 7/25/16 38   6,025     $105 $3,000
32 Oakland Marathon Walnut Creek, CA MARATHON 3/21/16 4   688 443 245 $90 $3,300
33 Denver Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Denver, CO MARATHON 10/18/15     1,711     $85 $3,500
34 Dick's Sporting Good Pittsburgh Half-Marathon Pittsburgh, PA HALF MARATHON 5/02/16     12,486     $90 $3,500
35 Rock 'n' Roll Seattle Marathon Seattle, WA MARATHON 6/18/16     2,041     $105 $3,500
36 Beach to Beacon 10K Cape Elizabeth, Maine 10K 7/31/16   7,200 6,597     $40 $3,500
37 Martian Marathon Dearborn, MI MARATHON 4/17/16     273     $29 $3,600
38 Miami Half Marathon Miami, Florida HALF MARATHON 1/24/16 12   13,154     $60 $3,800
39 Double 15k San Juan Bautista San Juan Bautista, California DOUBLE ROAD RACE 9/19/15 2   91     $55 $4,300
40 Kiawah Island Marathon Kiawah Island, South Carolina MARATHON 12/12/15 37   1,019 513 506 $60 $4,500
41 Carlsbad 5000 Women 30-39 Carlsbad, California 5K 3/30/16 31   487     $30 $4,800
42 Cox Providence Rhode Races Marathon Providence, Rhode Island MARATHON 5/02/16     869     $70 $5,000
43 Morgan Hill Marathon Morgan Hill, CA MARATHON 11/01/15 3   1,457 755 702 $85 $5,250
44 MVP Health Care Stockade-athon 15K Schenectady, New York 15K 11/08/15 3677   1,671     $30 $5,500
45 San Jose Double Racing Festival San Jose, California DOUBLE 15K 2/20/16 2   281     $45 $5,650
46 KY Derby Festival Marathon Louisville, Kentucky MARATHON 4/24/16     2,576 1,192 1,384 $65 $6,000
47 Rodes City Run 10K Louisville, KY 10K 3/20/16 35   5,204     $30 $6,410
48 Atlantic City Marathon Atlantic City, NJ MARATHON 10/17/15 54   2,029 918 1,111 $85 $7,000
49 Pleasanton Double 15K Pleassanton, California DOUBLE ROAD RACE 12/20/15 3   473     $45 $7,780
50 Monumental Marathon Indianapolis, IN MARATHON 11/07/15 5   3,725     $65 $8,000
51 Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run Honolulu, Hawaii 8.15 MI 2/15/16 30   14,717     $50 $8,400
52 Stratton Faxon Fairfield Half Marathon Jennings Beach, Fairfield, CT HALF MARATHON 6/27/16   5,000 2,933     $55 $8,600
53 Long Beach International City Bank Marathon Long Beach, CA MARATHON 10/11/15 29   16,101 7,168 8,933 $110 $8,700
54 Manchester Road Race Manchester, CT 4.75 MI 11/26/15 78 15,000 11,682     $20 $8,800
55 Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon San Antonio, TX MARATHON 12/05/15     2,330 1,344 995 $95 $9,000
56 Mount Washington Road Race Mount Washington, New Hampshire 7.6 MI 6/19/16 55 1,300 1,052     $80 $9,500
57 Falmouth Road Race Falmouth, Massachusetts 7 MI 8/15/16     10,518     $38 $10,000
58 Rock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA HALF MARATHON 10/25/15 4   7,762 3,184 4,578 $85 $10,500
59 Gore-Tex Philadelphia Marathon Philadelphia, Pennsylvania MARATHON 11/22/15 21   10,203 5,666 4,545 $85 $10,750
60 Pike's Peek 10k Rockville, MD 10K 4/25/16     2,397     $25 $12,300
61 Rock 'n' Roll San Jose Half Marathon San Jose, California HALF MARATHON 9/28/15 8   8,265 4,059 4,206 $110 $14,000
62 Dubai 10K Dubai 10K 1/22/16 14   12,291 8,335 3,956 $60 $14,000
63 Kauai Marathon Koloa, Hawaii MARATHON 9/06/15 5   321     $180 $15,000
64 Surfing Madonna 5K/10K Run/Walk and the 10 MILE BEACH RUN CHALLENGE San Diego, CA 5K, 10K, 10 MI 10/24/15             $15,000
65 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Chicago, Illinois 8K 3/30/16 36 40,000 27,865     $45 $15,000
66 Hospital Hill Half Marathon Kansas City, Missouri HALF MARATHON 6/05/16 41   6,894     $35 $18,000
67 Around the Bay 30k Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 30K 3/30/16 121 8,500 7,787     $70 $18,300
68 Rock 'n' Roll Virginia Beach Virginia Beach, VA HALF MARATHON 9/05/15     7,750     $85 $19,000
69 Naples Half Marathon Naples, Florida HALF MARATHON 1/17/16 12   1,256     $35 $19,000
70 Big Sur Half Marathon Big Sur, CA HALF MARATHON 11/15/15     7,070 2,381 4,689 $95 $19,650
71 Vancouver Sun Run Vancouver, Canada 10K 4/25/16     21,163     $45 $21,000
72 Blue Cross Broad Street Run 10 Mile Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 10 MI 5/03/16 34   35,855 15,863 19,991 $36 $22,500
73 Belfast City Marathon Belfast MARATHON 5/03/16     2,224       $30,550
74 GO! St. Louis Half Marathon St. Louis, Mo HALF MARATHON 4/10/16 15 12,000 6,253     $65 $35,425
75 B.A.A. Half Marathon Boston, Massachusetts HALF MARATHON 10/11/15 13   6,211     $65 $37,600
76 All-America City 10K Edinburg, TX 10K 2/06/16 33   1,427       $39,400
77 California International Marathon Sacramento, CA MARATHON 12/06/15 33 8,000 5,794 3,225 2,569 $85 $39,700
78 Detroit Free Press Talmer Bank Marathon Detroit, Mich MARATHON 10/18/15 36 4,830 19,341     $110 $41,480
79 Crim 10-Miler Flint, Michigan 10 MI 8/21/16     12,449       $42,500
80 Boilermaker 15k Utica, New York 15K 7/11/16 36 14,000 11,891     $35 $45,200
81 Asics LA Marathon Los Angeles, California MARATHON 2/14/16 30   21,908     $145 $50,000
82 Grandma's Marathon Duluth, Minnesota MARATHON 6/19/16   10,000 6,077     $85 $50,000
83 Wharf to Wharf Santa Cruz, California 6 MI 7/25/16   16,000 16,041       $54,000
84 Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Washington, DC 10 MI 4/11/16 42 15,000 1,237     $38 $55,250
85 Dick's Sporting Good Pittsburgh Marathon Pittsburgh, PA MARATHON 5/02/16     20,547     $80 $62,300
86 Cooper River Bridge Run 10k Charleston, South Carolina 10K 3/30/16 38   7,104 3,840 3,424 $40 $64,200
87 Fifth Third River Bank Run 25k Grand Rapids, MI 25K 1/01/16 36   5,574     $35 $72,600
88 Carlsbad 5000 Elite Invitational Carlsbad, California 5K 3/30/16 31   15       $76,000
89 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon New York, NY HALF MARATHON 3/14/16 10   19,455     $128 $100,000
90 Baltimore Running Festival Marathon Baltimore, MD MARATHON 10/17/15 13 4,000 2,764     $90 $136,400
91 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend Minneapolis, Minnesota MARATHON 10/04/15 31 12,000 8,847 4,854 3,994 $105 $145,000
92 World's Best 10k San Juan, Puerto Rico 10K 2/28/16 17 15,000 9,488     $35 $146,700
93 Seoul International Marathon Seoul, Korea MARATHON 3/14/16 84         $40 $190,000
94 Chevron Houston Marathon Houston, Texas MARATHON 1/17/16 43 25,000 7,083 4,348 2,735 $125 $191,000
95 Honolulu Marathon Honolulu, Hawaii MARATHON 12/13/15 42   11,499     $125 $202,000
96 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Chicago, Illinois MARATHON 10/11/15 38 45,000 40,801 22,296 18,505 $150 $560,000
97 TCS NYC Marathon New York, New York MARATHON 11/01/15     50,564     $255 $805,000
98 Boston Marathon Boston, Massachusetts MARATHON 4/21/16           $300 $846,000
99 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon Dubai MARATHON 1/22/16 14   2,532     $120 $887,200
100 BMW Berlin Marathon Berlin, Germany MARATHON 9/27/15 40 40,000 28,999 22,209 6,790 $60 $1,000,000
101 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan MARATHON 2/21/16 8 35,000 35,500     $130 $1,000,000
102 Virgin London Marathon London, England MARATHON 4/25/16     43,751       $1,000,000
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