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Tons of money on offer in Las Vegas Marathon

The first individual crossing the finishing line will collect "The Challenge" US$50,000 bonus.

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Margaret Okayo who missed the recent New York Marathon through injury will be one of the top attractions in the Inaugural New Las Vegas Marathon on December 4. The 29-year-old Kenyan a past winner of the Boston and London marathons and twice in New York where she is the course record holder, faces a strong field in the moneyspinning event.

US $ 300,000 dollars in prize money

Organisers are offering US $ 300,000 dollars in prize money and US$50,000 dollars for the winner's of the men and women's races. Additionally apart from appearance fees, Las Vegas is setting the women off before the men in a unique time handicap format and the first individual crossing the finishing line will collect "The Challenge" US$50,000 bonus.


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