The 2018 TCS New York City Marathon offered a total guaranteed prize purse of $825,000—with potential time bonuses.
All figures are in USD. All categories are for men and women unless otherwise noted. Time bonuses are awarded in excess of the guaranteed prize purse. Information on the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon prize purse will be available in 2019 closer to the race date.
2018 TCS New York City Marathon Prize Purse
Total = $534,000 ($267,000 men, $267,000 women)
Only women competing in the all-women’s professional race are eligible for Open Division prize money; finish order based on gun time.
*To be eligible for USA Division prize money, an athlete must be a USA citizen on the date of the race and must present proof of citizenship, preferably a USA passport. Athletes from USA territories like Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John are eligible for USA Division prize money.
Only women competing in the all-women’s professional race are eligible for Open Division and USA Division prize money; finish order based on gun time.
Masters Division (age 40 and older; cumulative with Open Division amounts, if applicable)
Total = $12,000 ($6,000 men, $6,000 women)
Women competing in either the all-women’s professional race or the mixed-gender race are eligible for masters prize money based on finish order as determined by gun time.
NYRR Member Division (cumulative with Open Division amounts, if applicable; see eligibility requirements below*)
2018 TCS New York City Marathon Time Bonuses
Open Division (cumulative with all prizes listed above)
NYRR Member Division
*Course record, winner only; not cumulative with other bonus amounts.
**Limited to the top five qualifying athletes; not cumulative with other bonus amounts.
***Limited to the top eight qualifying athletes.