The 16-year-old will run the Cleveland Marathon in May.
The race's impact on Northeast Ohio has grown 170 percent since 2004.
Mary Akor won the women's title.
She won the first Olympic gold marathon medal in 1984.
Bonuses are available for male and female marathoner winner at 2012 event.
The men's winner came out of nowhere at mile 24 to seize the lead.
The directors wanted to give the fans a little added excitement.
He is taking part in this weekend's Cleveland Marathon.