The IAAF Continental Cup, which takes place this weekend (13-14) in Marrakech, Morocco, involves teams from Africa, Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe and there is a total of US$2,900,000 in prize money being paid by the IAAF*.
– Each team will be allowed to enter two athletes in each event.
– No athlete shall be allowed to double in the 3000m and 5000m.
– Only one athlete from any one country may compete in each individual event.
– Individual events:
– Teams: Points achieved by men and women will be combined and the overall winner of the IAAF Continental Cup will be the team with the most combined points.
– Total of US $2,900,000 will be paid by the IAAF*
Individual events (36) – $2,628,000:
Relays (4) – $272,000:
– In the event that an athlete breaks a world record during the IAAF Continental Cup, the prize of US $50,000 will be awarded.