The 2022 Boston Marathon has come to a close for the elite runners and Kenya has swept first place for the men’s and women’s elite divisions. Evans Chebet won the men’s race while Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir won the women’s race. American Daniel Romanchuk won the men’s wheelchair division while Swiss competitor Manuel Schar won the women’s wheelchair division.
There is a sizable prize pool paid out to the top ten finishers in the Open and Wheelchair divisions. The first place man and woman in the open division each receive $150,000. The first place man and woman in the wheelchair division each receive $75,000. Additionally, the Boston Marathon pays out a $50,000 bonus to anybody sets a course record in the open and wheelchair divisions. That did not happen in this year’s race.
Below is a rundown of the 2022 payouts.
1st place: $150,000
1st place: $25,000
1st place: $5,000
1st place: $1,500