With an entry fee of only 1, the prize purse was only 1,000, and the awards for winners were inexpensive wristwatches and recycled baseball or bowling trophies.
The bonus for setting the World's Best time is 100,000.This race is also one of the six World Marathon Majors participants, which could result in an additional half a million dollars at the end of the two year cycle.And he was the first American man in Boston to win since prize money started being awarded in 1986.World, marathon, majors million dollar potwhere the male and female runners with the most points from the six participating marathons split the money at the end of a two year cycle.More than 800,000 in total prize money was awarded in the 2014 race, which has been sponsored by John Hancock Financial since 1986.Further information THE organizing committee OF seoul international marathon 139 Chungjung-ro 3-Ga Seodaemun-gu Seoul 120-715 Korea (Fax).The winners received 250,000 (more than double any prize money to that date) and a million dollar offer from Dubai Holding if they set a world best.In 2014, 200,000 was awarded to both the first place male and female winners.Marathon more than any prize purse could render.100,000, plus 75,000 if you set a course record. .10 Asics Los Angeles, marathon. An additional prize of 69,000 USD can be won for setting the worlds best time, and racers also earn points towards the World Marathon Majors million dollar prize.Marathons have become a lucrative sport for the top of the field; with distance athletes earning the biggest paychecks of all competition runners.Finish : Jamsil Olympic Main Stadium.The top male and female finishers of the 36,000 runners this year received 150,000, with second place earning 75,000.And, in an interesting twist, the first female finisher got an additional 50,000 in the Gender Challengea competition between all the runners, male and female. Over the years, the race has grown and the course has been brought to the streets of New York, while the prize has also become much more competitive.
The time bonus prize is 30,000 Euros, or just over 40,000 USD, for sub 2:04:30 and 2:20:00 respectively.
40,000 will be awarded if they dont break that time.

And if the winner sets the world record, they win an additional 30 million yen, close to 300,000 USD.