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USATF agrees to equal prize money

Updated: June 4, 2014, 7:50 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Race walker Erin Taylor-Talcott and USA Track and Field recently reached an agreement on equal prize money for women in the 50-kilometer event.

USATF awarded prize money at national events to male racers. The International Association of Athletic Federations contests only men's events at that distance, which Taylor-Talcott wants to change.

Taylor-Talcott will earn $7,000 as the top female finisher at the 50K championships in November. In a statement through her Winston ...

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