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# Race Name Location Distance Race Date Years Running Entrant Cap Total Finishers Male Finishers Female Finishers Entry Fee Prize Money
1 10 for Texas The Woodlands, TX 10 MI 10/08/16 10 2,500 2,374     $50  
2 12K's of Christmas Kirkland, WA 12K 12/18/16 12   988     $35  
3 12k's of Christmas Run Gilbert, AZ 12K 12/10/16     655     $30  
4 Al Gordon Classic Brooklyn, NY 4 MI 2/20/16     1,050     $33  
5 All-America City 10K Edinburg, TX 10K 2/06/16 33   1,427       $39,400
6 America's Finest City Half Marathon San Diego, California HALF MARATHON 8/21/16 37 8,000 5,018     $90 $1,000
7 Amica Insurance Seattle Marathon Seattle, WA MARATHON 11/27/16 45   2,569     $85  
8 Anthem Richmond Half Marathon Richmond, VA HALF MARATHON 11/12/16 37   8,385     $70  
9 Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot 5k San Jose, California 5K 11/24/16 11 21,000 10,098     $45  
10 Army Ten-Miler Washington, DC 10 MI 10/09/16 30 30,000 26,709     $55  
11 Around the Bay 30k Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 30K 3/27/16 121 8,500 7,787     $70 $18,300
12 Ashenfelter 8K Classic Glen Ridge, NJ 8K 11/24/16 15   3,101     $25 $600
13 Asics LA Marathon Los Angeles, California MARATHON 2/14/16 30   21,908     $145 $50,000
14 Atlanta 10 Miler Atlanta, GA 10 MI 10/23/16     10,456     $85  
15 Atlanta Half-Marathon Atlanta, GA HALF-MARATHON 11/24/16 53   7,219     $60  
16 Atlantic City Marathon Atlantic City, NJ MARATHON 10/22/16 57   767     $85  
17 Avenue of the Giants Marathon Weott, California MARATHON 5/01/16     636     $80  
18 B.A.A. 5K Boston, MA 5K 4/16/16   6,000 8,892     $65 $2,400
19 B.A.A. Half Marathon Boston, Massachusetts HALF MARATHON 10/09/16 14   15,648     $65  
20 Bali Double Racing Festival Bali, Indonesia DOUBLE 15K 5/07/16     24     $33  
21 Baltimore 10 Miler Baltimore, MD 10 MI 6/04/16 8   4,169     $60  
22 Baltimore Running Festival Marathon Baltimore, MD MARATHON 10/15/16 15 4,000 2,501     $90  
23 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Chicago, Illinois MARATHON 10/09/16 39 45,000 44,472     $150  
24 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Chicago, Illinois 8K 3/27/16 36 40,000 27,865     $45 $15,000
25 Beach to Beacon 10K Cape Elizabeth, Maine 10K 8/06/16   7,200 6,597     $40 $3,500
26 Belfast City Marathon Belfast MARATHON 5/02/16     2,224       $30,550
27 Big Sur Half Marathon Big Sur, CA HALF MARATHON 11/13/16           $95  
28 Big Sur International Marathon Carmel, California MARATHON 4/24/16     4,298 2,132 2,166 $30 $2,900
29 Blue Cross Broad Street Run 10 Mile Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 10 MI 5/01/16 34   35,855 15,863 19,991 $36 $22,500
30 BMW Berlin Marathon Berlin, Germany MARATHON 9/25/16 42 40,000 27,976     $60  
31 Boilermaker 15k Utica, New York 15K 7/10/16 36 14,000 11,891     $35 $45,200
32 Boston Marathon Boston, Massachusetts MARATHON 4/18/16           $300 $846,000
33 Boxing Day 10 Miler Hamilton, Ontario, CAN 10 MI 12/01/16 96   560     $65 $300
34 Brea 8k Classic Brea, CA 8K 2/21/16 24   1,070     $35  
35 Bronx 10-Mile Bronx, NY 10 MI 9/25/16 3   9,353     $55  
36 Bupa Great North Run Newcastle upon Thyne, U.K. HALF MARATHON 9/11/16 35            
37 Cabo 8k Double Adventure Run Cabo 8K 10/22/16 2   32        
38 California Classic Weekend Half Marathon Fresno, Ca HALF MARATHON 2/28/16     1,087 431 656 $90 $1,800
39 California International Marathon Sacramento, CA MARATHON 12/04/16 34 8,000 5,650     $85  
40 Carlsbad 5000 Elite Invitational Carlsbad, California 5K 3/27/16 31   15       $76,000
41 Charlotte Southpark Turkey Trot Charlotte, NC 8K 11/24/16 27 9,000 1,456     $30  
42 Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Washington, DC 10 MI 4/03/16 42 15,000 1,237     $38 $55,250
43 Chevron Houston Marathon Houston, Texas MARATHON 1/17/16 43 25,000 7,083 4,348 2,735 $125 $191,000
44 Chicago Double Racing Festival Villa Park, IL DOUBLE 15K 6/12/16     39        
45 Chicago Half Marathon Chicago, Illinois HALF MARATHON 9/25/16 19 20,000 8,190     $65  
46 Chinese New Year Run 10K San Francisco, California 10K 2/28/16     247     $33  
47 City of Pittsburgh Great Race Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 10K 9/25/16 39 16,000 8,162     $33  
48 Clarksburg Country Run Clarksburg, California HALF MARATHON 11/06/16 50   1,098     $53 $175
49 Cleveland 10 Miler Road Race Cleveland, OH 10 MI 4/23/16 10   1,394     $30  
50 Colorado Marathon Fort Collins, Colorado MARATHON 5/01/16 12 1,000 1,014     $125  
51 Cooper River Bridge Run 10k Charleston, South Carolina 10K 3/27/16 38   7,104 3,840 3,424 $40 $64,200
52 Country Music Half Marathon Nashville, Tennessee HALF MARATHON 4/30/16     3,567     $90 $2,000
53 Cox Providence Rhode Races Marathon Providence, Rhode Island MARATHON 5/01/16     869     $70 $5,000
54 Credit Union SacTown 10 Miler Stockton, CA 10 MI 4/03/16     683     $20  
55 Crim 10-Miler Flint, Michigan 10 MI 8/27/16     12,449       $42,500
56 Debbie Green 5k Wheeling, WV 5K 8/06/16     517     $25  
57 Denver Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Denver, CO MARATHON 10/16/16 6   1,591     $85  
58 Detroit Free Press Talmer Bank Marathon Detroit, Mich MARATHON 10/16/16 38 4,830 19,930     $110  
59 Dick's Sporting Good Pittsburgh Marathon Pittsburgh, PA MARATHON 5/01/16     20,547     $80 $62,300
60 Dick's Sporting Goods Bolder Boulder Elite Race Boulder, Colorado 10K 5/30/16 37   482 231 251 $46  
61 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Anaheim, California HALF MARATHON 9/04/16 10   15,228     $150  
62 Double 15k San Jose San Jose, California DOUBLE ROAD RACE 8/20/16 3   183     $66 $900
63 Double 15K San Juan Bautista San Juan Bautista, California DOUBLE 15K 9/24/16 3   66     $55 $500
64 Eugene Marathon Eugene, OR MARATHON 5/01/16     1,465     $60 $3,000
65 Eversource Hartford Marathon Hartford, CT MARATHON 10/08/16 21   9,457     $85  
66 Falmouth Road Race Falmouth, Massachusetts 7 MI 8/21/16     10,518     $38 $10,000
67 Fifth Third River Bank Run 25k Grand Rapids, MI 25K 5/14/16 36   5,574     $35 $72,600
68 Fontana Day Half Marathon Fontana, California HALF MARATHON 6/04/16 59   1,094     $35 $750
69 Fred Lebow Half Marathon Central Park, NY HALF MARATHON 1/24/16     4,684     $55  
70 Freescale Austin Half Marathon Austin, Texas HALF MARATHON 2/14/16 24   8,837 5,129 3,717 $65  
71 Fukuoka International Marathon Fukuoka, Japan MARATHON 12/04/16 69            
72 GO! St. Louis Half Marathon St. Louis, Mo HALF MARATHON 4/10/16 15 12,000 6,253     $65 $35,425
73 Golden Gate 8k Double Adventure Run San Francisco, CA DOUBLE 8K 8/07/16 1   143     $49 $400
74 Grandma's Marathon Duluth, Minnesota MARATHON 6/18/16   10,000 6,077     $85 $50,000
75 Healdsburg Wine Country Half Marathon Geyserville, CA HALF MARATHON 10/29/16 7   1,069     $150  
76 Heart of America Marathon Columbia, MO MARATHON 9/05/16 54   162     $45  
77 Holyoke St. Patrick's Day 10k Holyoke, Massachussetts 10K 3/19/16 40   6     $40  
78 Honolulu Marathon Honolulu, Hawaii MARATHON 12/11/16 43   12,109     $125 $52,000
79 Hospital Hill Half Marathon Kansas City, Missouri HALF MARATHON 6/04/16 41   6,894     $35 $18,000
80 Humboldt Redwoods Marathon Weott, CA MARATHON 10/16/16 36   159     $65  
81 It's A Wonderful Run 5k Seneca Falls, New York 5K 12/10/16     3,819     $20  
82 Jackson Day Race New Orleans, LA 9K 1/03/16 108   544 297 247 $35  
83 Jerusalem Marathon Jerusalem MARATHON 3/11/16 5   1,152     $72  
84 JetBlue Long Beach Marathon Long Beach, CA MARATHON 10/09/16 30   16,897     $110 $7,000
85 JH Rhody Run Port Townsend, WA 12K 5/22/16 34   16,253     $25 $1,700
86 Jingle Bell Jog 6k Brooklyn, NY 6K 12/03/16     5,269     $50  
87 Joe Kleinerman Classic 10K Central Park, NY 10K 1/09/16     4,204 2,346 1,858 $33  
88 Juana Run Palo Alto, California 8K 2/27/16 19   266     $30  
89 Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run Honolulu, Hawaii 8.15 MI 2/15/16 30   14,717     $50 $8,400
90 Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon Napa, California MARATHON 3/06/16 37 2,300 1,888 981 907 $100  
91 Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon San Francisco, California HALF MARATHON 1/31/16 32 10,000 4,784     $55  
92 Kauai Marathon Koloa, Hawaii MARATHON 9/04/16 7   256     $180  
93 Kenya Double 21k Racing Festival Nyahururu, Kenya DOUBLE 21K ADVENTURE RUN 9/03/16 2   53        
94 Kiawah Island Marathon Kiawah Island, South Carolina MARATHON 12/10/16 38         $60  
95 KY Derby Festival Marathon Louisville, Kentucky MARATHON 4/30/16     2,576 1,192 1,384 $65 $6,000
96 LA Cancer Challenge 10k Brentwood, CA 10K 10/23/16 16   305     $40  
97 Live Grit Lakefront 10 Miler Chicago, IL 10 MI 3/19/16     1,115     $60 $1,150
98 Manchester Road Race Manchester, CT 4.75 MI 11/24/16 79 15,000 12     $20  
99 Marine Corps Marathon Arlington, Virginia MARATHON 10/30/16 40 30,000 21,738     $150  
100 Martian Marathon Dearborn, MI MARATHON 4/09/16     273     $29 $3,600
101 Maui Marathon Maui, HI MARATHON 9/18/16 44   536     $85  
102 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend Minneapolis, Minnesota MARATHON 10/09/16 34 12,000 8,856     $105  
103 Melbourne Music Marathon Melbourne, Florida MARATHON 1/31/16 7   213 129 84 $75  
104 Mercedes-Benz Oakville 5K Oakville, Ontario, Canada 5K 4/24/16     806     $40 $1,600
105 Miami Half Marathon Miami, Florida HALF MARATHON 1/24/16 12   13,154     $60 $3,800
106 Missoula Marathon Missoula, Montana MARATHON 7/10/16 8 1,500 998 494 504 $75  
107 Monumental Marathon Indianapolis, IN MARATHON 11/05/16 7   3,730     $65  
108 More Magazine/Fitness Magazine Women's Half Marathon Manhattan, NY HALF MARATHON 4/17/16     7,403     $85  
109 Morgan Hill Marathon Morgan Hill, CA MARATHON 10/23/16 5   397     $85  
110 Mount Washington Road Race Mount Washington, New Hampshire 7.6 MI 6/18/16 55 1,300 1,052     $80 $9,500
111 MVP Health Care Stockade-athon 15K Schenectady, New York 15K 11/13/16     1,568     $30 $1,000
112 Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon Sonoma, California HALF MARATHON 7/17/16 13 3,000 3,941     $125 $2,000
113 Naples Half Marathon Naples, Florida HALF MARATHON 1/17/16 12   1,256     $35 $19,000
114 New York Mini 10K (women only) Manhattan, NY 10K 6/11/16     7,885     $45  
115 Oakland Marathon Walnut Creek, CA MARATHON 3/20/16 4   688 443 245 $90 $3,300
116 ODDyssey Half Marathon Philadelphia, Pennsylvania HALF MARATHON 6/12/16 3 3,500 2,474     $55  
117 Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon Oklahoma City, OK MARATHON 4/24/16     10,457     $120  
118 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Indianapolis, Indiana HALF MARATHON 5/07/16   35,000 23,000 10,655 12,345 $60  
119 Oral B Glide Floss Bridge to Bridge San Francisco, CA 12K 10/02/16 40   5,683     $40  
120 Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon Willamette Valley, OR HALF MARATHON 8/13/16 5 2,500 1,319     $90  
121 Ottawa 10K Ottawa, CAN 10K 5/28/16 30   11,101     $45  
122 Overland Park Double Racing Festival Overland Park, Kansas DOUBLE ROAD RACE 15K 6/26/16 3   113     $45 $3,000
123 P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon Phoenix, Arizona MARATHON 1/17/16 6   2,578     $135  
124 Pacific Grove Double 15K Pacific Grove, Calfornia DOUBLE 15K 5/08/16 2   164     $45 $3,000
125 Palm Springs Half Marathon Palm Springs, CA HALF MARATHON 2/07/16 17   689 301 388 $55  
126 Palo Alto Double Racing Festival Palo Alto, CA 8K 3/13/16 1   118        
127 Parkway Half Marathon Sacramento, California HALF MARATHON 4/30/16   4,200 1,247     $60  
128 Pat's Run Tempe, Arizona 4.2 MI 4/23/16 11   18,345     $50  
129 Pear Blossom Run 10 Mile Medford, OR 10 MI 4/09/16     967     $27  
130 Philadelphia Marathon Philadelphia, Pennsylvania MARATHON 11/20/16 23   9,651     $85 $1,000
131 Pike's Peak Marathon Manitou Springs, Colo MARATHON 8/21/16   800 1,697     $115  
132 Pike's Peek 10k Rockville, MD 10K 4/24/16     2,397     $25 $12,300
133 Pleasanton Double 15K Pleasanton, California DOUBLE ROAD RACE 12/18/16 4   252     $49 $6,880
134 Portland Marathon Portland, Oregon MARATHON 10/09/16 43   5,537     $125  
135 Publix Georgia Marathon Atlanta, GA MARATHON 3/20/16     1,286     $60  
136 Race to Robie Creek Boise, Idaho HALF MARATHON 4/16/16 40   2,289     $45  
137 Rock 'n' Roll Chicago Half Marathon Chicago, IL HALF MARATHON 7/17/16     12,025     $85  
138 Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon Las Vegas, NV MARATHON 11/13/16 8   2,501     $145  
139 Rock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA HALF MARATHON 10/30/16 5   12,876     $85 $3,500
140 Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Half Marathon New Orleans, LA HALF MARATHON 1/24/16     7,699     $90  
141 Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon San Antonio, TX MARATHON 12/04/16     2,498     $95 $9,000
142 Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Half Marathon San Diego, California HALF MARATHON 6/05/16 5   12,638     $110  
143 Rock 'n' Roll San Jose Half Marathon San Jose, California HALF MARATHON 10/02/16 10   8,626     $110 $7,000
144 Rock 'n' Roll Seattle Marathon Seattle, WA MARATHON 6/18/16     2,041     $105 $3,500
145 Rock 'n' Roll Virginia Beach Virginia Beach, VA HALF MARATHON 9/04/16     8,443     $85 $3,500
146 Rock 'n' Roll Washington D.C. Half Marathon Washington D.C., US HALF MARATHON 3/12/16 5   15,675     $95 $500
147 Rock The Parkway Half Marathon Kansas City, Mo HALF MARATHON 4/09/16   5,500 1,362     $50 $1,800
148 Rodes City Run 10K Louisville, KY 10K 3/19/16 35   5,204     $30 $6,410
149 Rotary Mission 5k San Juan Bautista, California 5K 1/23/16 31   103 149 252 $25  
150 Run Wild San(ta) Francisco 5K San Francisco, California 5K 12/04/16   3,000 916     $35  
151 Salinas Valley Half Marathon Soledad, California HALF MARATHON 8/06/16   1,500       $65  
152 San Francisco 8K Double Adventure Run San Francisco, CA DOUBLE 8K 6/19/16 1   179     $49 $400
153 San Francisco Marathon San Francisco, California MARATHON 7/31/16 38   6,025     $105 $3,000
154 San Jose 408K Race to the Row San Jose, CA 5 MI 2/28/16 3   4,459 1,556 2,903 $40  
155 San Jose Double Racing Festival San Jose, California DOUBLE 15K 2/20/16 2   281     $45 $5,650
156 San Ramon Bah Humbug! 5K San Ramon, CA 5K 12/03/16 20   799     $35  
157 Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon St. Ynez, CA HALF MARATHON 5/07/16 8   13,697     $90  
158 Seahawks 12K Run Renton, WA 12K 4/17/16     12,375     $35  
159 Seoul International Marathon Seoul, Korea MARATHON 3/13/16 84         $40 $190,000
160 Soldier Field 10 Mile Chicago, IL 10 MI 5/28/16 12 17,500 10,389     $80  
161 Sound to Narrows Tacoma, WA 12K 6/11/16 42   1,735     $35  
162 St Jude Memphis Marathon Memphis, Tennessee MARATHON 12/03/16 13   3     $120  
163 St Patrick's 10K Washington D.C. 10K 3/06/16 27   2,032     $35  
164 St. George Marathon St. George, UT MARATHON 10/01/16 39 7,400 5,482     $80  
165 St. Patrick's Day Dash Seattle, WA 3.5 MI 3/13/16 29   2,798     $30  
166 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon Dubai MARATHON 1/22/16 14   2,532     $120 $887,200
167 Statesman Cap 10,000 Austin, Texas 10K 4/10/16 39 25,000 7,968     $33  
168 Stratton Faxon Fairfield Half Marathon Jennings Beach, Fairfield, CT HALF MARATHON 6/26/16   5,000 2,933     $55 $8,600
169 Super Bowl Sunday 10K Redondo Beach, California 10K 1/31/16 38   2,876     $30 $2,000
170 Surf City USA Half Marathon Huntington Beach, CA HALF MARATHON 1/31/16 19 15,000 14,378     $90  
171 Surf n Santa 5 Miler Virginia Beach, VA 5 MI 12/17/16 8   679     $50  
172 Surfing Madonna 10 Mile San Diego, CA 10 MI 10/15/16     260       $15,000
173 Susan Komen Race For the Cure Washington, DC 5K 5/07/16     2,134     $40  
174 TCS NYC Marathon New York, New York MARATHON 11/06/16     49,467     $255 $100,000
175 Ted Corbitt 15k Classic New York City, NY 15K 12/10/16     4,880     $33  
176 The Dipsea Race Mill Valley, CA 7.4 MI 6/12/16     1,419        
177 Thessaloniki, Greece Double Road Race 15K Marathon, Greece DOUBLE 15K 10/30/16 3   14     $28  
178 Together with Love 10K Pacific Grove, California 10K 2/07/16 30   396     $34  
179 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan MARATHON 2/21/16 8 35,000 35,500     $130 $1,000,000
180 Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Half Marathon Carlsbad, California HALF MARATHON 1/17/16   8,000 6,667 2,717 3,950 $75  
181 Tufts Health Plan 10K for Women Boston, MA 10K 10/10/16 38         $45  
182 Turkey Day 8K Chicago, IL 8K 11/24/16 37   2,974     $45  
183 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon New York, NY HALF MARATHON 3/13/16 10   19,455     $128 $100,000
184 Vancouver Sun Run Vancouver, Canada 10K 4/17/16     21,163     $45 $21,000
185 Virgin London Marathon London, England MARATHON 4/24/16     43,751       $1,000,000
186 Virginia Wine Country Half Marthon Loudoun, VA HALF MARATHON 6/04/16 5 3,000 889     $118  
187 Walt Disney World Marathon Orlando, Florida MARATHON 1/10/16 12   45,524     $140  
188 Washington Heights Salsa, Blues, and Shamrocks 5K Manhattan, NY 5K 1/24/16     5,773 3,031 2,742 $19  
189 Waterfront 10 Mile San Francisco, California 10 MI 1/17/16     89     $8  
190 Way Too Cool 50K Cool California 50K 3/05/16 26 850 978     $100  
191 Wharf to Wharf Santa Cruz, California 6 MI 7/24/16   16,000 16,041       $54,000
192 World's Best 10k San Juan, Puerto Rico 10K 2/28/16 17 15,000 9,488     $35 $146,700
193 YMCA Buffalo Niagara Turkey Trot 8K Buffalo, NY 8K 11/24/16 120 1,400 12     $25  
194 Yonkers Marathon Yonkers, NY MARATHON 10/16/16 92   1,256     $60  
195 Zappos Bay to Breakers San Francisco, California 12K 5/15/16 103   73,976     $49  
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