The 2016 TCS New York City Marathon prize purse totaled a guaranteed $803,000, with potential time bonuses. The men’s and women’s champions each received $100,000. All figures are in USD. All categories are for men and women unless otherwise noted. Time bonuses are awarded in excess of the guaranteed prize purse.
The information below is for 2016 and is for reference purposes only. Information on the prize purse for the 2017 race will be available soon.
Total = $534,000 ($267,000 men, $267,000 women)
Only women competing in the all-women’s professional race are eligible for Open Division prize money; finish order based on gun time.
*Athletes must 1) have USA citizenship; and 2) not be eligible to represent another country in international competition
Masters Division (age 40 and older; cumulative with Open Division amounts, if applicable)
Total = $12,000 ($6,000 men, $6,000 women)
Women competing in either the all-women’s professional race or the mixed-gender race are eligible for masters prize money based on finish order as determined by gun time.
NYRR Member Division (cumulative with Open Division amounts, if applicable; see eligibility requirements below*)
The wheelchair division prize purse totals $103,000 plus time bonuses, one of the world’s largest marathon wheelchair division prize purses.
Open Division (cumulative with all prizes listed above)
NYRR Member Division
*Course record, winner only; not cumulative with other bonus amounts.
**Limited to the top five qualifying athletes; not cumulative with other bonus amounts.
***Limited to the top eight qualifying athletes.