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With all your support over the year AU Bank Jaipur Marathon is now a World Age Group Qualifier ,AU Bank Jaipur Marathon will count as a qualifying event for the Abbott WMM Wanda Age Group World Championships , The AU Bank Jaipur Marathon scheduled on 02.02.2020 will be among more than 50 world races that will make up the qualifying events for the 2021 edition of the Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Championships. The Abbott WMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings launched in September 2018 with the qualifying for the first series ending at the 2019 BMW Berlin Marathon and the inaugural Abbott WMM Wanda Age Group World Championships taking place at the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2020.
The Jaipur Marathon will join the line-up of qualifying events for the 2019/2020 cycle, with top runners aged 40 and above earning a place at the 2021 World Championships. The Abbott WMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings is for runners aged 40 and above, with nine age categories for men and women. Runners need to complete one of the qualifying races, create their profile on www.abbottwmm.com and then claim their results from these races. The qualification period follows the series dates of the Abbott World Marathon Majors. For those that run more than two of the qualifying events, their top two times will be considered.
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will mark the start and finish of the qualification period for the second year of the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings. The World Championships will take place in 2021.
Age Categories for the Abbott WMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings:
Men and Women
40-44 | 45-49 | 50-54 | 55-59 | 60-64 | 65-69 | 70-74 | 75-79 | 80+
The Abbott World Marathon Majors (AbbottWMM) is a series of six of the largest and most renowned marathons in the world - Tokyo Marathon, B.A.A. Boston Marathon, Virgin Money London Marathon, BMW BERLIN-MARATHON, Bank of America Chicago Marathon and TCS New York City Marathon.
Encompassing an annual series for elite runners and elite wheelchair athletes, AbbottWMM also applauds the achievements and passion of everyday champions from around the world. The new AbbottWMM Six Star System is an online results hub that celebrates every runner who has completed from one to six of the races in the series and encourages them to 'Reach For The Stars'.
The AbbottWMM has also launched AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings - our first ever global age group marathon ranking system. Qualifying begins in Berlin in September 2018 and will include more than 50 races across the world. The rankings will culminate at the first AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championship race taking place in spring 2020.
For more information,visit www.Abbottwmm.com