The Scottish marathon record currently sits at 2:09:16, set by Allister Hutton.
There will be no shortage of incentives for athletes to excel in Britains newest marathons following the announcement of an extensive prize money fund totalling almost 70,000 for the Great Run British Marathon Series.
Should that mark fall in Stirling, there will be a 15,000 prize to the new record-holder.Click, hERE to download the 2018 Bath Half Marathon prize list.The first two male athletes and first two female athletes from each team will count towards club prizes of 2000 for first place, 1200 for second, 800 for third, 400 for fourth and 200 for fifth.This years Prize Pot totalling over 10,000 is designed to encourage the very best British athletes to add the 2018 Asda Foundation Yorkshire Marathon to their race schedule.The free event, which takes place at the Birmingham City Council House in Victoria Square.00pm, will offer advice and training tips to those looking to better their performances from 10km right through to the marathon distance.In both the mens and womens races, the overall individual winner in Stirling and Birmingham will not only create history by breaking the tape on win a diamond these inaugural events, but they will also receive 2000, with 1000 awarded for second place and 750 for third, with.2018 Asda Foundation Yorkshire Marathon, Sunday 14th October.Should any athletes be aiming for high benchmarks, or possibly even think a national record could be within their sights, there is added incentive in the form of time bonuses.Total 4,250, total 4,250, elite prizes will be awarded on gun time.
The series, which launches with the Stirling Scottish Marathon on May 21 and is followed by the Birmingham International Marathon on October 15, was created with the intention of raising British standards over the classic.2-mile distance.
Details of qualifying times and prize money for 2019 will be released soon.Learn more about the Great Run British Marathon Series here.Manchester Half Marathon Event Partners, copyright 2018 Manchester Half Marathon.They exclude wheelchair athletes.Entries in both events have been considerable and the best performances are set to be well rewarded, with added bonuses on offer to those aiming to set high standards and break records, while the best performing club teams also have plenty to race for.A single additional bonus is on offer for the fastest runner to achieve the time below: mens womens, sub 2: Sub 2:30 1500.If 3-5 male or 3-5 female athletes take part, the winner will receive 200 and the runner up will receive 100.On hand to share their experiences and offer guidance will be Great British Marathon Series ambassador, 1991 10,000m world champion and London Marathon winner Liz McColgan-Nuttall, plus.Time bonuses will be awarded on gun time and are in addition to the cash prize fund.
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British only prizes and generous time bonuses for all athletes are designed to make this years race our best yet.
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