The Lakeland Runners Club is offering $1850 in cash prizes for the 2019 Lake to Lake 10k.

All prize money will be mailed.

Prizes will be awarded to both men and women finishers in each of the following categories:

Overall male/female
*determined by gun time

$300 – 1st place male/female
$200 – 2nd place male/female
$100 – 3rd place male/female
$75 – 4th place male/female
$50 – 5th place male/female

Masters (40 & over) male/female
*determined by chip time

$100 – 1st place male/female

Grand Masters (50 & over) male/female
*determined by chip time

$100 – 1st place male/female

NO DOUBLE DIPPING. NO DUPLICATE AWARDS. Masters or Grandmasters placing in top 5 overall will be awarded the larger of two awards.

NOTE: Prize money placings are final; no adjustments will be made in the event of a disqualification or forfeiture. In such a case, the prize money for the affected place will not be awarded.

Athletes eligible and vying for the prize purse should register as seeded athletes.  Photo ID will be required at race number assignment.

Seeded athletes should have run a 10k under this standard within the past year (or equivalent 5k/half marathon).
Overall Male < 40:00
Masters Male < 45:00
Grandmasters Male < 50:00

Overall Female < 50:00
Masters Female < 55:00
Grandmasters Female < 60:00

Illegal Assistance is not Allowed

Anyone found to have received illegal assistance is subject to disqualification.  “Assistance” is the conveying of advice, information or direct help to an athlete by any means. It also includes pacing by persons not participating in the event. Pacesetting, by a person registered for the event, is permissible, as long a there is no communication between the two individuals.
There are no designated pacesetters for this event.

Following USATF and RRCA guidelines, the use of headphones in prize money races is prohibited — that is, prize money will not be distributed to runners wearing headphones in these events.

Verbal or other communication, without the use of any technical device, from an individual not on the course shall not be considered assistance.

Prize Money Eligibility Policy

Prize money will be awarded as listed above. To be eligible for prize money at the 2019 Lakeland Runners Club Lake to Lake 10k, an athlete must.

Not be currently serving a suspension issued by the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) or the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for use of a banned substance

Not have ever served a ban issued by USADA or WADA for the use of performance enhancing drugs

Not be represented by coaches and/or agents who have had 2 or more athletes receiving such suspensions in the previous 4 years

Not be represented by coaches and/or agents who served a ban for use of performance-enhancing drugs during their own athletic career*

Provide proper documentation proving they are eligible for prize money (form W-9, W-8ECI or W-8BEN)

Sign a statement attesting they are in compliance with USADA and WADA anti-doping regulations related to banned substance use and if issued a doping suspension or ban in the future, they will not be allowed back at the event for any reason

Consent to random drug testing according to the standards and procedures of USATF, USADA and WADA