The champions of the 2016 USATF Half Marathon Championships will receive TAG Heuer Winners Watches courtesy of the Diamond Cellar, event organizers announced today.
The TAG Heuer “Aquaracers” timepieces features a custom dial that pays homage to the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon. The Diamond Cellar and TAG Heuer are the Official Timekeepers) of the 2016 OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon.
The 2016 USATF Half Marathon Championships, which will bring the nation’s best long-distance runners to Columbus, will be held April 30 as part of the National Championship Edition of the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon.
The TAG Heuer Winners Watches, with a custom dial, are valued at $1,600 (men’s) and $1,500 (women’s). The watches can be ordered at www.diamondcellar.com.
The watches join a winners’ prize package for the USATF Half Marathon Championships that includes custom-made, one-of-a-kind Championships Rings designed by and courtesy of the Diamond Cellar, also Official Jeweler of the 2016 OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon. The men’s ring is valued at $6,700 and the women’s ring is valued at $6,200. The men’s and women’s champions will also take home $12,100 each of the $90,000 in prize money.
“The Diamond Cellar has been a tremendous partner of the Capital City Half Marathon for years and we are honored to present the winners of USATF Half Marathon Championships these amazing TAG Heuer Winners Watches in addition to the custom-designed Championship Rings courtesy of the Diamond Cellar,” said David Babner, race director of the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon. “This has never been done before in the country and I can’t wait to present these rings and watches when we crown national champions in Columbus on April 30.”
The 2016 USATF Half Marathon Championships is USA Track & Field’s most prestigious race for the half marathon (13.1 miles). An estimated 100 men and 100 women will compete for a combined $120,000 in prize and incentive money.
The Diamond Cellar is also title partner of the Diamond Cellar VIP Experience, which includes the VIP Reception and a one of a kind VIP Experience on Race Day.
“Diamond Cellar is honored to award the winners of the USATF Half Marathon Championships these unique TAG Heuer Winners Watches that, like the Championships Rings, are worthy of a champion,” said Andy Johnson, owner of the Diamond Cellar. “Diamond Cellar has been a proud partner of the Capital City Half Marathon for years and these watches and rings examples of how we strive to give event participants the ultimate experience.”