Here’s how much money the Boston Marathon winners make

04/18/2016 -Boston, MA-  Runners cross the finish line of the 120th Boston Marathon in Boston, MA on April 18, 2016. More than 30,000 participants registered for the 2016 Boston Marathon, the third largest field in the race history.  (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff) section: Sports reporter:
Runners cross the finish line of the 120th Boston Marathon in 2016. –Craig F. Walker / Boston Globe

The Boston Marathon is one of the biggest and most famous marathons in the country, so it’s not surprising that the race’s top finishers receive a large chunk of money for their efforts.

As the principal sponsor for the race, John Hancock Financial Services has been awarding prize money to select division winners since 1986. This year, the company will be shelling out $830,500 to the marathon’s fastest men and women in the overall, masters, and push-rim wheelchair divisions.

The first-place finishers in the overall men’s and women’s categories will each receive $150,000, and the next 14 men and 14 women to cross the finish line will earn some cash as well. Here’s the breakdown:

  • Second place: $75,000
  • Third place: $40,000
  • Fourth place: $25,000
  • Fifth place: $15,000
  • Sixth place: $12,000
  • Seventh place: $9,000
  • Eighth place: $7,400
  • Ninth place: $5,700
  • 10th place: $4,200
  • 11th place: $2,600
  • 12th place: $2,100
  • 13th place: $1,800
  • 14th place: $1,700
  • 15th place: $1,500
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In the masters division, the fastest man and woman will each win $10,000, with the next four finishers earning anywhere between $1,000 and $5,000.

John Hancock will award the following amounts to the top 10 men and 10 women in the push-rim wheelchair division:

  • First place: $20,000
  • Second place: $10,000
  • Third place: $5,000
  • Fourth place: $2,500
  • Fifth place: $1,250
  • Sixth place: $900
  • Seventh place: $800
  • Eighth place: $700
  • Ninth place: $600
  • 10th place: $500