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Open and Junior Divisions

Awards

USATF Championships Medals will be awarded to the top 10 individual finishers in the men's and women's Open and Junior races and to the declared members of the men's and women's first-, second-, and third-place teams.

The top ten finishers in each of the Open and Junior events will be honored at the finish line immediately following the conclusion of each event. Awards from the Saturday and Sunday sessions will be presented at the finish line on each day. Any awards not picked up will be available at the post-event celebration at the host hotel on Sunday night.

Prize Money

Individual Finishers

A prize purse of $18,800 will be distributed as follows:

Place Open Men Open Women
4 km 12 km 4 km 8 km
1st $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000
2nd $900 $900 $900 $900
3rd $600 $600 $600 $600
4th $450 $450 $450 $450
5th $300 $300 $300 $300
6th $200 $200 $200 $200
7th $150 $150 $150 $150
8th $100 $100 $100 $100

World Cross Country Team Members

An additional $30,000 in bonuses will be awarded to the six athletes in each open race who accept a Team USA spot and compete in the 2006 IAAF World Cross Country Championships as follows:

$1,250 per athlete
(participation at the 2006 IAAF World Cross Country Championships is required)

NOTE: Collegiate athletes with eligibility remaining as well as all high school students are ineligible to receive prize money, in which case prize money will revert to the next lowest finisher.

Masters Division

Awards

USATF Championships Medals will be awarded to the top 3 men's and women's individual finishers in all 5-year age divisions, from 40-44 to 90+. Team awards will be given to the declared members of the first-, second-, and third-place teams in each 10-year age division, starting with 40+.

Championship patches will be awarded to the winners of each age division and to the declared members of the winning team in each division.

Prize Money

A prize purse of $1,200 will be distributed as follows:

Place Masters Men
Age-Graded
Masters Women
Age-Graded
1st $300 $300
2nd $200 $200
3rd $100 $100
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