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NYC Marathon Hikes Prize Money

October 16, 2000

NEW YORK (AP) _ Total prize money for the Nov. 5 New York City Marathon will be $310,000, an increase of $61,000 from a year ago.

The prize money affects the top six men and women. The men’s and women’s champion each will get $65,000, an improvement from $50,000.

Second-place finishers will collect $30,000, up from $25,000; third-place finishers $15,000, up from $12,500; fourth-place finishers $10,000, up from $7,500; fifth-place finishers $7,500, up from $5,000, and sixth-place finishers $5,000, up from $2,000.

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