Name: Mercedes-Benz Marathon & Half Marathon TENTATIVELY POSTPONED TO SPRING IN 2021
Distance: Marathon, Half Marathon
Date: TBA, est. Feb 21, 2021
Size: 3,000 when combined with half marathon on same day
Web site: www.mercedesmarathon.com
Prize money: $19,650 in two events combined, plus bonuses.
First place male: Marathon: $2,500 (5 deep); $300 masters; $100 grand masters; $250 Birmingham area. Half marathon: $1,000 (3 deep); $150 masters; $50 grand masters; $500 U.S. citizen.
First place female: Marathon: $2,500 (5 deep); $300 masters; $100 grand masters; $250 Birmingham area. Half marathon: $1,000 (3 deep); $150 masters; $50 grand masters; $500 U.S. citizen.
Bonuses: ER (either marathon or half): $1,000. Male 2:18:12 in marathon, Female 2:35:33. Male 1:02:1 in half marathon, Female 1:11:21.
History website: www.mercedesmarathon.com/about.php
Last year male winning time: 2:24:50 in 2020 (marathon; Patrick Koech); 1:02:41 (half marathon; Lawrence Kipkoech)
Last year female winning time: 2:41:22 in 2020 (marathon; Gisela Olalde Granados); 1:14:48 (half marathon; Maor Tiyouri)
Last year results website: https://www.mercedesmarathon.com/race-results.php
Notes: Final decision on conduct of race will be made by end of 2020. Double dipping OK.