Biggest UK individual prize fund at Mizuno Reading Half Marathon

Reading Half

The Mizuno Reading Half Marathon, which incorporates the first race in the 2014 runbritain Grand Prix, is proud to announce this year’s prize fund that is set to be the biggest individual prize fund in the UK.

At least £20,000 will go to British athletes with further, achievable monetary rewards for fast times.

Prize money has been set for the top three men and women as well as the top 10 British men and women and an athlete can take both prizes if they qualify. In addition, prize money will go to the top British Under 23s, veterans and wheelchair athletes.

Financial bonuses will be rewarded to men who run the course in under 65 minutes and women who run faster than 73 minutes.

For a full breakdown of prize money click here.

As part of the runbritain Grand Prix, British athletes will also be rewarded points for finishing in the top 250 of the men’s and women’s races. Additional points will be rewarded to men who run faster than 65 minutes and women who run faster than 71 minutes.

Up to the best four scores from the six available races count at the end of the series. Prize money for the Grand Prix totals £18,000 and is shared by the top 10 male and female British runners. For more information on the prize structure for the Grand Prix click here.

To enter the Mizuno Reading Half Marathon click here. Male runners with recent sub 70 minute performances and female runners with recent sub 80 minute performances should contact elite@readinghalfmarathon.com including a link to their powerof10 profile for more details.