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How much did Des Linden and Yuki Kawauchi earn for winning the 2018 Boston Marathon?

It’s a six-figure payday for running 26.2 dang miles through the storm.

Running: Boston Marathon Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Desiree Linden was the first American woman since 1985 to win the Boston Marathon after putting the field in her rear view in a dominant showing on a rainy afternoon. For her efforts, she’ll earn $150,000 in prize money.

The champions of both the men’s and women’s divisions take home $150,000 at America’s most prestigious race. They can bump that by an extra $50,000 for a new marathon world record or $25,000 for a new Boston Marathon course record — though neither performance was in the cards Monday as freezing rain and constant winds ravaged the field. Second place earned $75,000, meaning more than half the total $830,500 purse would go to just four runners.

Third place finishers take home $40,000, while fourth and fifth place earn $25,000 and $15,000, respectively.

2018 Boston Marathon payouts

Overall place Prize Money
Overall place Prize Money
1 $150,000.00
2 $75,000.00
3 $50,000.00
4 $25,000.00
5 $15,000.00
6 $12,000.00
7 $9,000.00
8 $7,400.00
9 $5,700.00
10 $4,200.00
11 $2,600.00
12 $2,100.00
13 $1,800.00
14 $1,700.00
15 $1,500.00

Masters athletes — runners over the age of 40 — get paid out to the top five places.

2018 Boston Marathon masters payouts

Masters place Prize Money
Masters place Prize Money
1 $10,000.00
2 $5,000.00
3 $2,500.00
4 $1,500.00
5 $1,000.00

In the push-rim wheelchair division, the prize money extends to the top 10 places for both men and women.

2018 Boston Marathon push rim wheelchair payouts

Masters place Prize Money
Masters place Prize Money
1 $20,000.00
2 $10,000.00
3 $5,000.00
4 $2,500.00
5 $1,250.00
6 $900.00
7 $800.00
8 $700.00
9 $600.00
10 $500.00