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US$245,000 in prize money up for grabs at IAAF WHM Valencia 2018

A total prize purse of US$245,000 is on offer at the IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018 on Saturday 24 March.

IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018 / Photo: LOC
IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018 / Photo credit: LOC

A total prize purse of US$245,000 is on offer at the IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018 on Saturday 24 March.

Prize money (all amounts are in US$):

Individual

  • 1st – 30,000
  • 2nd – 15,000
  • 3rd – 10,000
  • 4th – 7000
  • 5th – 5000
  • 6th – 3000

Teams

  • 1st – 15,000
  • 2nd – 12,000
  • 3rd – 9000
  • 4th – 7500
  • 5th – 6000
  • 6th – 3000

World record bonus

An athlete who surpasses a world record in Valencia will be awarded a US$50,000 bonus by the IAAF.

The current ratified world records are:

Men: Zersenay Tadese (ERI) 58:23
Women (single-sex race): Lornah Kiplagat (NED) 1:06:25

The payment of all prize money is dependent upon athletes undergoing and clearing the usual anti-doping procedures.

Previews published

Previews of both the men’s and women’s races are now published.

The statistical reference, ‘IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018’, compiled by noted statistician Mark Butler, is also available.

Timetable:

Saturday 24 March (times are local, GMT+1)
Women’s race: 17:05
Men’s race: 17:30

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