Marathon Money: How Much The Winners Get

BOSTON(CBS) – An event to most people, the Boston Marathon is more of a job to the elite field. 

Those racers are hoping to cash in on some of the $806,000 in prize money that’s handed out to top finishers.

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The big prize, for first place in the men’s and women’s division is $150,000.

 The fastest wheelchair athletes take home $15,000 each.

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