How much you ask? Not only do they celebrate the winners of the race with the biggest prizes, they also commemorate what makes this summer race, run at 2:47 p.m. on June 16th, unique.
1st $1990 – To celebrate the year of the hottest day of record in Phoenix
2nd $1022 – In honor of the distance of the race to beat the heat
3rd $626 – In recognition of the hottest day recorded in Phoenix
4th $247 – The time when it hit the record heat and when runners launch
5th $122 – The highest temperature ever recorded in Phoenix