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Prize Money

Overall Prize Money – Total prize pool $20,000

Elite Race Event:

Awarded to first three finishers regardless of times and nationality.

Overall PlaceMenWomen
1st$2,500$2,500
2nd$1,500$1,500
3rd$1,000$1,000

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

1st     $2500

2nd   $1500

3rd    $1000

 

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

  1. Currency:  All prize and bonus/incentive money amounts are in Australian Dollars (AUD).
  2. Tax:   All prize money and bonuses may be subject to a deduction of Australian Government withholding tax for those who are not Australian residents.
  3. 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.
Sample scenarios:
  1. Should two runners dead heat for 1st they will each be awarded $2,000 (1st and 2nd prize money / 2)
  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
  3. 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
  4. Should two runners dead heat for 3rd they will each be awarded $500 (3rd place prize money / 2)
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