Ten Mile Run Prize Money and Awards
Open Prize Money: A total of $50,000 in prize money and bonuses will be awarded in 2013 in equal amounts to the top 10 men and top 10 women as detailed below. Time bonuses of $1000 for 1st sub 46:00 male; $750 for 2nd sub 46:00, $1000 for 1st sub 52:00 female; $750 for 2nd sub 52:00 female.
Prize Money for the U.S. Women's 10 Mile Championship, Presented by America's Credit Unions: A total of $14,400 in prize money will be awarded to the top 10 U.S. women as detailed below. "Double dipping" is permitted, so anyone finishing in the top 10 overall and in the top 10 among U.S. women may collect both the open and the U.S. women awards. There is also a $2,500 American Record bonus (fastest time beating the U.S. women's only 10 mile record of 54:38).
Prize Money for U.S. Men: A total of $1,750 in prize money will be awarded to the top 3 U.S. men who finish in the top 15 finishers. The breakdown is detailed below.
The Washington Metropolitan Area Team Championship Division offers $1,000 to the first place men's team and the first place women's team. Teams can be drawn from Running Club Store Teams or Running Club Teams.
The PRRO Circuit Championship bonus of $10,000 will be paid to any runner winning any one of the following races – The 2012 Boilermaker 15K in Utica, NY, 2013 World’s Best 10K, the 2013 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile, or the 2013 Lilac Bloomsday 12K – plus the 2013 Peachtree Road Race 10K. (The bonus will be split if a man and woman accomplish the feat in the same cycle.)
|2013 Prize Structure|
|2013 U.S. Women's Championship Prize Structure|
|2013 U.S. Men Prize Structure|
|Must finish in the top 15 overall; "double-dipping" is allowed.|
Awards will be given to the first 25 men and women in 2013. A trip to the PRRO Race of Champions at the 2013 Peachtree 10K in Atlanta, GA will be awarded to the first local man and woman.
The awards ceremony will begin at approximately 10:15 A.M. on the Washington Monument Grounds with random prizes. At approximately 10:30 A.M. the following awards will be given out. 10-Mile: Top 25 open male and female runners (including prize money to the top 10 overall finishers and the top 3 U.S. finishers who finish in the top 15); the male and female push-rim wheelchair athletes; and the top local male and female. 5K Run-Walk: Top male and female. (These are the only awards in the 5K Run-Walk.)
Prizes will be given in age groups as outlined below, but due to problems created by unauthorized number switching, we will not give out age-group awards at the race day awards ceremony. Age group awards will be mailed out two weeks after the results are declared final on April 30.
|2013 Awards Structure|
# Awards (M&W)
|19 & under||3|
PRRO Race of Champions - Local Prize
The first place local man and woman will win trips to the 2013 PRRO Race of Champions at the AJC Peachtree Road Race 10K in Atlanta, GA on July 4, 2013. Local is defined as a person domiciled for at least the past two months in Washington, D.C.; Montgomery, Prince George’s or Howard counties in Maryland; Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William or Loudoun counties in Virginia; and Alexandria or Fairfax cities in Virginia.