Awards and Prizes

2015 OTTAWA 10K ELITE ATHLETE PRIZES

Note:

  • 10K women: only elite qualify for the prize money due to a separate start (roughly 4 mins ahead of the mass start) for the 10K Gender Competition.
  • For the 10K women masters, athletes should be able to run the 10K under sub 42:00

2015 Ottawa 10K Overall Prize (Male & Female) – US Dollars

  • 1st Place – $8,000
  • 2nd Place – $4,000
  • 3rd Place – $2,000
  • 4th Place – $1,000
  • 5th Place – $800
  • 6th Place – $700
  • 7th Place – $600
  • 8th Place – $500
  • 9th Place – $300
  • 10th Place – $200

Gender Competition Prize – US Dollars

  • The first athlete to cross the finish line, male or female, will win $2,000 USD – (Women start roughly 4 minutes ahead of the mass start)

Record bonus (Male & Female) – US Dollars

A bonus of $2,000 (USD) will be awarded to the winner if they break the existing course records.

Men 27:24 Deriba Merga 2009
Women 31:22 Mary Keitany 2014

Top Canadians* BONUS (MALE/FEMALE) – CDN Dollars

  • 1st Place – $3,000
  • 2nd Place – $1,500
  • 3rd Place – $1,000
  • 4th Place – $750
  • 5th Place – $500
  • 6th Place – $400
  • 7th Place – $300
  • 8th Place – $200

*Must be Members of Athletics Canada and a Canadian citizen

CANADIAN NATIONAL RECORD BONUS (MALE/FEMALE)

A bonus of $3,000 (CDN) will be awarded to the top Canadian citizen if they break the national records (set on non-aided courses):

Men 28:17 Paul McCloy 1987
Women 31:44 Lynn Williams 1989

*Must be Members of Athletics Canada

MASTERS (MALE/FEMALE) – CDN Dollars 

Top three finishers ages 40+:

  • 1st Place – $500
  • 2nd Place – $250
  • 3rd Place – $125


2015 Scotiabank OTTAWA MARATHON ELITE ATHLETE PRIZES

Overall Prize (Male & Female) – US Dollars

  • 1st Place – $ 30,000
  • 2nd Pace – $ 15,000
  • 3rd Place – $ 10,000
  • 4th Place – $ 5,000
  • 5th Place – $ 4,000
  • 6th Place – $ 3,000
  • 7th Place – $ 2,000
  • 8th Place – $ 1,000
  • 9th Place – $ 500
  • 10th Place – $ 250

Fastest Overall Time ever on Canadian Soil

Current records:

Men Yemane Tsegay Ethiopia 2:06:54 In Ottawa 2014
Women Sharon Cherop Kenya 2:22:43 In Toronto 2010

New Event Record – US Dollars

A bonus of $10,000 awarded to the top male and female if they break the event record.

Current records:

Men 2:06:54 Yemane Tsegay
2014
Women 2:24:30 Tigist Tufa 2014

Top Canadians* (Male & Female) – CDN Dollars

First                           $5,000

Second                      $2,500

Third                          $1,000

*Must be Members of Athletics Canada, a Canadian citizen & subject to time restrictions: Male – sub 2:25 + Female –sub 2:50

New Canadian Marathon Record – CDN Dollars*

A bonus of $15,000 awarded to the Top Canadian if he/she breaks the Canadian national record.

 Current records:

Men 2:10:09 Jerome Drayton 1975  Fukuoka, Japan
Women 2:28:00 Lanni Marchant 2013 Toronto, Canada

*Must be Members of Athletics Canada and a Canadian citizen

2015 Marathon Time Bonuses Canadian Athletes*

Men Canadian Athletes(CDN dollars) Women Canadian Athletes(CDN dollars)

sub 2:11:30

$5,000

sub 2:30

$5,000

2:11:30 – 2:12:59

$3,000

2:30:00 – 2:32:59

$3,000

2:13:00 – 2:14:59

$1,500

2:33:00 – 2:35:59

$1,500

2:15:00 – 2:19:59

$750

2:36:00 – 2:41:59

$750

*Time bonuses are not cumulative

Masters (Male and Female) – CDN Dollars

Top three finishers ages 40+:

  •  1st Place – $1,000
  • 2nd Place – $750
  • 3rd Place – $500