Overall Prize Money – Total prize pool $20,000
Elite Race Event:
Awarded to first three finishers regardless of times and nationality.
PLUS Bonus of $2,500 to the race winner if they break the current all-time official record for their gender category. Total potential prize money for winning male and female elite athlete is $5,000 each.
Note: If more than one athlete breaks the current all-time official record time then only the race winner will be eligible for the bonus.
Elite Para Event
Elite Para placings will be calculated using a universal multiclass scoring / ranking system inclusive of gender to make it fair across all eligible disability classifications. There will not be separate placings or prize money for each gender.
Footnotes to the Prize & Incentive Money
- Currency: All prize and bonus/incentive money amounts are in Australian Dollars (AUD).
- Tax: All prize money and bonuses may be subject to a deduction of Australian Government withholding tax for those who are not Australian residents.
- Dead heats: In the event that there is a dead heat for any prize money winning place (i.e. a dead heat for first, second or third) in the race event then the relevant prize money shall be combined and then split equally between the competitors.
- Should two runners dead heat for 1st they will each be awarded $2,000 (1st and 2nd prize money / 2)
- Should three runners dead heat for 1st they will each be awarded $1,666 (1st, 2nd and 3rd prize money / 3) with no prize for next runner/s
- Should two runners dead heat for 2nd they will each be awarded $1,250 (2nd and 3rd prize money / 2) with $nil prize money for next runner/s
- Should two runners dead heat for 3rd they will each be awarded $500 (3rd place prize money / 2)