There are several categories for awards.
The top male and female finishers in each age category receive awards. In addition to the overall race, there are seven age categories: 12 and Under, 13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.
The most spirited group is awarded the Myers Cup.
Since Matt’s Run 5K began in 2006, the event has generated 79 scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000.