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Abbott World Marathon Majors are leading and growing a community of marathon runners around the globe.

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'.

AbbottWMM has also launched the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings - our first ever global age group marathon ranking system. The inaugural AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championship takes place in autumn 2021 as part of the Virgin Money London Marathon.

AbbottWMM sets the pace in the marathon industry, providing largest platform for the best athletes in the sport and offering the only truly global program for the world’s amateur athletes.‍

EACH OF THE SIX ABBOTTWMM MASS PARTICIPATION RACES DELIVERS SEVERAL UNIQUE BENEFITS TO RUNNERS:

  • an unparalleled experience – operational excellence at each race ensures a premium race-day journey for runners
  • a professional series – the best professional athletes in the world competing for points with the winner taking a share of the million dollar prize purse every year
  • promotion of marathon running – AbbottWMM organizers aggressively champion anti-doping protocols and make many other efforts to move the sport forward.