Boston Qualifier

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Awards & Elites

Marathon Prizing 2016

Open Men and Women—Marathon

Based on Gun Time

All amounts in Canadian dollars

1st — $25,000
2nd — $15,000
3rd — $8,000

4th — $6,000
5th — $4,000
6th — $3,000
7th — $2,500
8th — $2,000

Scotiabank

Plus, for winners only:

MEN:
Course Record [sub 2:07:05] = additional C$35,000.
IF new time is sub 2:06:54 [Canadian All comers record], add an additional C$5,000 for a C$40,000 prize.
IF new time is sub 2:06:30, add an additional C$10,000 for a C$45,000 prize.
IF new time is sub 2:06:00, add an additional C$15,000 for a C$50,000 prize.

WOMEN:
Course & Canadian All comers record [sub 2:22:43] = additional C$35,000.
IF new time is sub 2:22:00, add an additional C$5,000 for a C$40,000 prize.
IF new time is sub 2:21:00, add an additional C$10,000 for a C$45,000 prize.
IF new time is sub 2:20:00, add an additional C$15,000 for a C$50,000 prize.

Canadian National Records (Canadian Citizens Only)

Based on Gun Time

  • MEN: C$1,000 for every year that Jerome Drayton's 2:10:09 record has stood [Fukuoka 1975]. Thus, for STWM2016, the bonus will be C$41,000. (Note: IF record falls before October 16, 2016, then Bonus for a new record will be $30,000).
  • WOMEN: C$30,000 Bonus for new Record. [currently Lanni Marchant's 2:28:00, set at STWM 2013].

Masters Men & Masters Women Overall—Marathon

Based on Gun Time

1st — $500
2nd — $300
3rd — $200

Canadian Athletes bonuses—Marathon. See Athletics Canada National Championships page (coming soon).

(open to Canadian citizens, Athletics Canada registered athletes ONLY)

Based on Gun Time

1st — $5000
2nd — $3000
3rd — $2000
4th — $1000
5th — $300
6th — $200
* minus 50% for slower than 2:15:00 & 2:35:00 (Men & Women); minus 75% for slower than 2:18:00 & 2:40:00 (Men & Women)

Top Ontario Male & Female—Marathon

Based on Gun Time

Male: Ed Whitlock Trophy + Commemorative plaque
Female: Silvia Ruegger Trophy + Commemorative plaque

Note: the athletes who win Overall prize money (international-class and/or Canadian bonuses—national-class) in the Marathon will be excluded from the Whitlock Trophy and Ruegger Trophy competitions, making them truly a recognition of top regional (Ontario) runners.

Age Categories Open Men & Women—Marathon

Based on Chip Time

18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39. Note: you must be 18 years of age or older to participate in the marathon. Medallions for top 3 males and females in each age group.

Note: Winners of the Overall Open category are not eligible for the age group category prizing.

Masters Age Categories—Marathon

Based on Chip Time

40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+: Medallions for top 3 males and females in each age group.

Note: Winners of the Overall Masters category are not eligible for the age group category prizing.

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Half-Marathon Prizing 2016

Open Men & Women—Half-Marathon

Based on Gun Time

1st — Commemorative plaque
2nd — Commemorative plaque
3rd — Commemorative plaque

Masters Men & Masters Women Overall—Half-Marathon

Based on Gun Time

1st — Commemorative Plaque
2nd — Commemorative Plaque
3rd — Commemorative Plaque

Age Categories Open Men & Women—Half-Marathon

Based on Chip Time

19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39: Medallions for top 3 males and females in each age group.

Masters Age Categories—Half-Marathon

Based on Chip Time

40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+: Medallions for top 3 males and females in each age group.

Note: Winners of the Overall Open and Overall Masters category are not eligible for the age group category prizing.

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5k Prizing 2016

Open Men & Women—5k

Based on Gun Time

Top 3 overall male and female receive commemorative plaques (regardless of age).

Age Categories Open Men & Women—5k

Based on Chip Time

14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39: Medallions for top 3 males and females in each age group.

Masters Age Categories—5k

Based on Chip Time

40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+: Medallions for top 3 males and females in each age group.

Note: Winners of the Overall Open category are not eligible for the age group category prizing.

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Awards Ceremony

Presentation on the Main Stage in Nathan Phillips Square to top 3 overall males and females, and top Canadians, in the marathon. All other results will be posted on the RESULTS WALL next to the Main Stage, and age group and other awards available in the adjacent AWARDS TENT.

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Race Day Results Posting

The following RESULTS will be posted at Nathan Phillips Square on race day. Full results will be posted online on this site by 6pm on race day.

Marathon
  • Open Men — Top 10 (Prizes to Top 8)
  • Open Women — Top 10 (Prizes to Top 8)
  • Canadian bonuses men & women — Top 5 (Prizes to Top 4)
  • Top Ontario men & women — Top 3 (Prizes to 1st place)
  • Overall Masters Men — Top 5 (Prizes to Top 3)
  • Overall Masters Women — Top 5 (Prizes to Top 3)
  • Age Categories (18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+) — Top 3
Half Marathon
  • Open Men — Top 5 (Prizes to Top 3)
  • Open Women — Top 5 (Prizes to Top 3)
  • Overall Masters Men — Top 5 (Prizes to Top 3)
  • Overall Masters Women — Top 5 (Prizes to Top 3)
  • Age Categories (19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+) — Top 3
5K
  • Open Men & Women — Top 5 (Prizes to Top 3)
  • Age Categories (14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+) — Top 3

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Awards Pickup

Don't just win your prize, claim it! Participants have 30 days to claim any prizes.

All prize cheques will be mailed out within 60 days of the event.

NEW CRS Awards Policy

Results will be reviewed for one week following the event. During this seven days athletes are able to lodge a formal, written protest to the race director for review. After the week, results will be finalized and prizing cheques issued. Prize cheques will no longer be distributed on event day; letters of congratulations will be issued day of race.

All Masters Overall & Masters/Open age category prizing can be picked up in the awards tent beside the main stage at Nathan Phillips Square.

Awards can be picked up after the event at Canada Running Series, 264 The Esplanade, Toronto. Please email us to let us know when you plan to pick up your award: . Awards will not be mailed out after the event.

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Elite Hosting

We do not accept emails or telephone calls.
Only applications submitted through the online elite application form are considered.
All athletes must have run on a certified course since January 1, 2015.
An Elite Athlete application does NOT guarantee entry. All applications must be approved by the CRS Race Director and Professional Athlete Coordinator.
We will inform each applicant of their elite status one week after the application deadline. Best efforts will be made to offer early acceptance where possible.

2016 Elite Standards: Full Marathon

Deadline to apply was Thursday, July 14, 2016 (90 days prior)

Men

A Group — sub 2:15:00
B Group — sub 2:20:00
C Group — sub 2:30:00

Women

A Group — sub 2:30:00
B Group — sub 2:45:00
C Group — sub 3:00:00

2016 Elite Hosting: Half Marathon

While the course is certified, sanctioned and legal for record-setting purposes, our half-marathon is primarily a “recreational” and Canadian-regional event, with no prizing. It does not have any budget for travel or hotel, but may provide complementary elite entries to a limited number of Canadian athletes.

Deadline to apply was Thursday, July 14, 2016 (90 days prior)

Men

A Group — sub 65:00
B Group — sub 68:00
C Group — sub 72:00

Women

A Group — sub 74:00
B Group — sub 80:00
C Group — sub 84:00

Elite Start List

Will be posted two weeks before the event.

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