Eliud Kipchoge is the world’s greatest marathoner of all time after going by his remarkable achievements in the race. He made history again yesterday after he won the 49th edition of the Berlin Marathon. This became his fifth title of the competition. Winning and participating in the Berlin Marathon comes with great rewards and here is how all participants and those who manage position one to six are rewarded;.
After running for 2:02:41 hours, Eliud Kipchoge became the winner of the Berlin Marathon yesterday. This therefore earns him a whooping $50,000 that translates to ksh. 7.3 million. This is the price tag for number one in the race both men and women. Additionally, he will earn participatory and sponsorship bonuses.
Anyone who comes second in the race gets $25,000 which amounts to ksh. 3.7 million while third place runner gets $12,500 equalling to ksh. 1.8 million. For position four he or she earns $7,500 which is same as ksh. 1.1 million while a fifth place marathoner receives $5000 or ksh. 726,000. Anyone who cokes from position six to ten will each get $3000 which is equal to ksh. 435,630
These are prices that are placed by the Berlin Marathon and do not include prices that each individual may receive in their own countries. As for Eliud Kipchoge, the Kenyan government will still reward him for his achievement.