AGE GROUP WORLD RANKINGS

World championships

The inaugural AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championship race was held within the 2021 London Marathon on Sunday October 3.

Full results can be found
here.

The 2022 AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships will take place within the 2022 TCS London Marathon on Sunday October 2. Qualifying for the 2022 championship is now closed.

Runners will have three avenues of entry to the 2023 AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships:


1) In-person events

The 2022 edition of the rankings features over 300 races worldwide. You can earn ranking points on a maximum of two qualifying events. This edition of the rankings ends on December 31, 2022. Search the full list of qualifying events here. The allocation of invites per age group for this pathway is as follows:

Age Group
Men
Women
Total
40-44
100
100
200
45-49
85
85
170
50-54
65
65
130
55-59
40
40
80
60-64
20
20
40
65-69
10
10
20
70-74
10
10
20
75-79
10
10
20
80+
10
10
20

2) Virtual qualifying events

Races that provide Abbott World Marathon Majors with full results from their virtual events will give their top age group performers the chance to earn a world ranking in our virtual rankings platform. The allocation of invites per age group for this pathway is as follows:

Age Group
Men
Women
Total
40-44
5
5
10
45-49
5
5
10
50-54
5
5
10
55-59
2
2
4
60-64
2
2
4
65-69
2
2
4
70-74
2
2
4
75-79
1
1
2
80+
1
1
2

3) The AbbottWMM Global Marathon

The next Abbott World Marathon Majors Global Marathon takes place on May 7-8 2022. Enter here. 100 places in the 2023 World Championships are available. The allocation of invites per age group for this pathway is as follows:

Age Group
Men
Women
Total
40-44
10
10
20
45-49
10
10
20
50-54
10
10
20
55-59
5
5
10
60-64
5
5
10
65-69
5
5
10
70-74
2
2
4
75-79
2
2
4
80+
2
2
4

2021 world CHAMPIONS

Age Group
Men
Women
40-44
Karl Welborn GBR
Sarah Webster GBR
45-49
Stuart Haynes GBR
Annabel Granger GBR
50-54
Jonathan Walton GBR
Susan McDonald GBR
55-59
Yuri Strofilov RUS
Maria Morales MEX
60-64
Tommy Hughes IRL
Ange Norris GBR
65-69
Jacob Nur USA
Leslie Cohen USA
70-74
Michael Sheridan GBR
Yuko Gordon GBR
75-79
David Winch GBR
Sue Nicholls GBR
80+
Gerald Miller CAN
Virginia Pawlyn GBR

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