Entry Information and Prize Money
All IAAF Member Federations should have received an official letter of invitation from UK Athletics which outlines the official entry process and timeframes.
Submission of Entries and Deadlines
Member Federations must submit their Preliminary Entries on line using the IAAF On-line Event Entry System (http://evententry.iaaf.org) by 26 January 2016 midnight, Monaco time. Preliminary Entries may be submitted starting 4 January 2016.
The Final Entries must also be submitted online using the IAAF on-line Event Entry System (EES), by 14 March 2016 midnight, Monaco time. Final Entries may be submitted starting 22 February 2016.
Final Confirmation of Entries must be made upon the team’s arrival, at the Accreditation Centre.
During the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships, the top six athletes and teams in each event will be awarded the following prize money by the IAAF:
Pos. Individual Pos. Teams
1st USD 30,000 1st USD 15,000
2nd USD 15,000 2nd USD 12,000
3rd USD 10,000 3rd USD 9,000
4th USD 7,000 4th USD 7,500
5th USD 5,000 5th USD 6,000
6th USD 3,000 6th USD 3,000
Payments will be made following confirmation of doping control tests and submission of complete Award Forms with full bank details. The LOC confirmed that there will be no taxes to be paid on prize money.
World Record Bonus
In the event that an athlete breaks a World Record during the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships, a prize of USD 50,000 will be awarded. The World Record Bonus will only be awarded for performances which improve the existing World Record and which meet all the necessary conditions for recognition as an IAAF World Record, in accordance with IAAF Regulations and after ratification of the record by the IAAF. Full details of the regulations regarding this prize are available from the IAAF upon request.
Rights and Obligations in Relation to the Prize Money and World Record Bonus
Athletes receiving IAAF Prize Money must make themselves available to the IAAF and its sponsors, at least twice in the 12 months following the competition, for promotional activities, upon requests handled by the IAAF.
Should an athlete’s Doping Control results return positive, the awards and bonuses won shall be withheld.