Thursday, February 28, 2008

Prize Money Doubled for Garry Bjorklund Half

Grandma's Marathon doubled the prize money that will be awarded to the top finishers of the 2008 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon. A total purse of $14,000 will be distributed to the top eight finishers, male and female, in the open division. The top three finishers, male and female, in the 40 & Over Masters Divisions also win cash.

Top prize for the open finishers is $1,500, $500 more than last year, which was the first year for prize money for the Half. 40 & Over winners get $700, $500 for second, and $300 for third. The Open Division prize money breakdown is: first $1,500; second $1,000; third $800; fourth $700; fifth $600; sixth $500; seventh $250; eighth $150. Registration for the 2008 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon is being conducted through an online lottery format. Those interested in participating can register for the lottery through Sunday, March 2 at On Monday, March 3, 4,500 lottery participants will be randomly selected and notified via e-mail.

Only 900 spots remain for the 32nd annual Grandma’s Marathon. A total of 8,600 marathoners have signed up for the 26.2-mile event which, like the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, will be held Saturday, June 21.

1 comment:

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