Medal revealed for the inaugural AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships!

Monday 13 Sept. 2021 – The Abbott World Marathon Majors today launched the medal for the inaugural AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships which will take place on Sunday 3 October, as part of the Virgin Money London Marathon.

The World Championships will include runners, aged 40 and above, who earned their place at the first and second editions of qualifying after the 2020 championships had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Qualifying races take place across six continents and the third edition of qualifying is currently underway with hundreds of races (in-person and virtual) for runners to earn world ranking points. The location of the 2022 championships will be announced in the coming weeks.

Watch the medal video HERE.

A small range of world championship merchandise also launched today and can be purchased HERE.

ABOUT ABBOTT WORLD MARATHON MAJORS

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 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 launched the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings in 2018 and the first AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championship race is set to take place on 03 October, 2021 (postponed due to COVID-19) as part of the Virgin Money London Marathon.

The AbbottWMM Global Run Club launched in August 2020 and aims to bring together the global community of marathon runners on a virtual platform. It kicked off with a series of autumn challenges to run alongside the virtual offerings of the Majors and held its first Global Marathon in May 2021.

For more information, visit www.Abbottwmm.com

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