What Is the Prize Money for the NYC Marathon?
At last week’s Boston Marathon, the final race of the 2011 marathon season, the prize money awarded was a mere $25,000. This is the lowest prize ever given in the NYC Marathon. What could be the reason for this reduction in prize money for one of America’s most prestigious marathons?
The Boston marathon is only one of many famous marathons in the United States. For example, the Boston Marathon is not the only famous marathon in the United States; the New York City Marathon is also very famous as well. There is a similar reason for the reduction of the prize in New York City, i.e., the high amount of entrants and high turnout. There is a similar reason for the prize money of Boston not being the highest in the world; the high number of entrants is also a contributing factor.
When it comes to the US famous marathons, the Boston Marathon is also the most-encountered marathon, so maybe it is the best and most popular. This is also an opinion among many of the world’s top marathon runners, who consider that even though the Boston Marathon is prestigious, it still offers the best prize money in the world. The Boston Marathon was the most popular because it was held every year and everyone wanted to participate. So, even though the New York City Marathon is a far more prestigious marathon, it still attracts a lot of participants, so money is still important.
So, even though the Boston Marathon offers the lowest prize money in the world, it would be good to see if America will ever get the highest prize money. There is a difference in prize money because of some factors, and maybe this is why the prize money difference in NYC and Boston is so low.
While in the past, it was the lowest prize money in the world and the most prestigious, it is now the most-popular and the most-