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The AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings take to the start line at the 2018 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON


-More than 50 age group qualifying events around the world

-One year for participants to earn two qualifying times and a place at the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships in London, 2020

-Qualifying period runs from Sept. 16, 2018 – Sept. 29, 2019 (AbbottWMM Series XII)

The Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Rankings will officially launch on September 16 when the 45th BMW BERLIN-MARATHON marks the start of the one-year qualification period for the inaugural AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships which will take place in spring 2020. Participants in an AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Ranking qualifying race will earn points according to their age, time and gender, aligned with the following age groups for men and women: 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+.

From Mexico to Mumbai, Tel Aviv to Toronto and Houston to Helsinki, there will be more than 50 AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Qualifying events. The spread of the selected marathon events creates a truly global series throughout the year, giving runners across the world the chance to be part of a new era of age group marathon running.

The premier AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships will be held as part of the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2020. Welcoming more than 40,000 runners to the start line each year, London is one of the most popular marathons on the planet with more than 414,000 ballot entries for the 2019 edition. Runners can earn a place at the start line of the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon through the the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings, and represent their countries with pride and passion.

The partnership between Abbott World Marathon Majors and Wanda was announced in April 2017 and since then the calendar of events that make up the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings for the inaugural World Championships has been created, with plans for many more events to be added in the coming years.

Twenty-three Wanda/Ironman-produced marathon events will be part of the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings for the 2018/2019 season. This includes the Rock ‘n Roll marathons in Madrid, Liverpool and multiple cities across the United States, the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon and the Chengdu Panda Marathon. Other marathons in the series include geographical representation from around the world, such as Helsinki, Moscow, Amsterdam, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Toronto, Mexico City and many more! For the full list of qualifying events, please see below.

For more information on the scoring system and world rankings, visit www.Abbottwmm.com

The qualifying events are as follows:


23-Sep-18   Absolute Moscow Marathon, RUS                                             

23-Sep-18   Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, RSA                                           

23-Sep-18   Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Montreal Marathon, CAN

23-Sep-18   United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Chengdu Marathon, CHN 

07-Oct-18    Bank of America Chicago Marathon, USA  

07-Oct-18    Kosice Peace Marathon , SLK  

13-Oct-18    Rock ‘n’ Roll Beijing Marathon, CHN

21-Oct-18    Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, CAN 

21-Oct-18    TCS Amsterdam Marathon, NED              

28-Oct-18    SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon, IRL  

28-Oct-18    ASB Auckland Marathon, NZL 

04-Nov-18   TCS New York City Marathon, USA

04-Nov-18   Rock 'n' Roll Savannah Marathon, USA

11-Nov-18   Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon, USA

17-Nov-18   Rock ‘n’ Roll Shanghai Marathon, CHN

25-Nov-18   Rock ‘n’ Roll Chongqing Marathon, CHN                                 

02-Dec-18   California International Marathon, Sacramento, USA    

02-Dec-18   Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon, USA

09-Dec-18   Monterrey Powerade Marathon, MEX

09-Dec-18   Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon, SIN

20-Jan-19    Chevron Houston Marathon, USA                                                    

20-Jan-19    TATA Mumbai Marathon, IND

20-Jan-19    Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon, Phoenix, USA

10-Feb-19   Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon, USA

22-Feb-19   Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon, ISR                                 

03-Mar-19   Tokyo Marathon, JPN

09-Mar-19   United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC Marathon, USA

17-Mar-19   Chengdu Panda Marathon, CHN

24-Mar-19   Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, USA

07-Apr-19    Sao Paulo Marathon, BRA

07-Apr-19    Generali Milano Marathon, ITA

07-Apr-19    Santiago Chile Marathon, CHI          

15-Apr-19    Boston Marathon, USA                                        

27-Apr-19    Marathon de Bourdeaux Metropole, FRA                                 

28-Apr-19    Virgin Money London Marathon, GBR

28-Apr-19    EDP Rock ‘n’ Roll Madrid Marathon, ESP

28-Apr-19    St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon, USA

18-May-19   Helsinki City Marathon, FIN

25-May-19   Runaway Noosa Marathon, Queensland, AUS

26-May-19   Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon, CAN 

26-May-19   Scotiabank Calgary Marathon , CAN

26-May-19   Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon, GBR

01-Jun-19    Asics Stockholm Marathon, SWE

02-Jun-19    McDonald’s Brisbane Marathon, AUS

02-Jun-19    Synchrony Financial Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon, USA

09-Jun-19    Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon, USA

22-Jun-19    Grandma's Marathon Duluth, USA

04-Aug-19   7 Sunshine Coast Marathon Queensland, AUS

25-Aug-19   Telcel Mexico City Marathon, MEX

15-Sep-19   Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, RSA

22-Sep-19   Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Montreal Marathon, CAN

22-Sep-19   Absolute Moscow Marathon, RUS   



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