AGE GROUP WORLD RANKINGS

World championships

The 2023 AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships will take place within the 2023 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8. Qualifying is now complete and eligible athletes have been contacted.

The 2022 AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championship race was held within the TCS London Marathon on Sunday October 2. Full results can be found here.

The 2023 rankings will contribute towards the 2024 Age Group World Championships. See below for the qualifying pathways for the 2024 championship.


1) In-person events

The 2023 edition of the rankings features 350+ races worldwide. Runners can qualify for the 2024 Age Group World Championships by participating in any of these events. This edition of the rankings operates from Jan 1, 2023 to Dec 31, 2023. Search the full list of qualifying events here.

2) The AbbottWMM Global Marathon

The first Global Marathon of 2023 takes place between March 5 and April 23 and will offer up to 200 runners the chance to qualify runners for the 2024 World Championship (location TBC).

world CHAMPIONs

Age Group
Men
Women
40-44
Gary Laybourne GBR
Helen Gaunt GBR
45-49
Stuart Haynes GBR
Mai Fujisawa JPN
50-54
Tom van Ongeval BEL
Jacqueline Rockliffe GBR
55-59
Gianluca Maiorano ITA
Krishna Stanton AUS
60-64
Brian Murphy CAN
Mary Slocum IRL
65-69
Dave Walters USA
Jane Bremner GBR
70-74
Gene Dykes USA
Yuko Gordon GBR
75-79
Victor Petrovic CAN
Sue Nicholls GBR
80+
Bevis Gillett GBR
Eileen Hieron GBR
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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