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Learn how to earn a position in the Abbott World Marathon Majors Age Group World Rankings. 


The AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings comprise over 375 qualifying races in over 90 different countries in which athletes in nine different age groups can compete in marathons worldwide to earn a global ranking.

Athletes will be ranked according to their single fastest time in a qualifying event.

Any athlete achieving the Automatic Qualifying Time for their age group will receive an immediate invitation to the 2026 AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships.

Highly ranked runners who do not achieve the Automatic Qualifying Time still have the opportunity to receive an invitation to enter the World Championship, depending on the full field size and the number of athletes achieving the qualifying time.

In order to receive an invitation, runners must be registered at

The date, location, and field size for the 2026 AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships will be announced in due course.


Age Group:

  • 40-44
    • Male – 2:35, Female – 3:05
  • 45 – 49
    • Male – 2:42, Female – 3:11
  • 50 – 54
    • Male – 2:48, Female – 3:21
  • 55 – 59
    • Male – 2:57, Female – 3:30
  • 60 – 64
    • Male – 3:10, Female – 3:48
  • 65 – 69
    • Male – 3:26, Female – 4:06
  • 70 – 74
    • Male – 3:40, Female – 4:35
  • 75 – 79
    • Male – 4:06, Female – 5:05
  • 80+
    • Male – 4:40, Female – 5:25

*2025 Qualifying times have not been published yet.  Feel free to check their website for updates.

Rankings only cover the age groups stated above.

3 – Ways to qualify for the championships.

  1. Achieve the Automatic Qualifying Time for your age group.
  2. Other highly ranked athletes without an Automatic Qualifying Time may also receive an invitation. (depending on the full field size and the number of athletes achieving the qualifying time).
  3. The bi-annual Abbott WMM Global Marathon, held within the Global Run Club, has 200 places available for the fastest verified finishers.  Visit the Global Run Club for full details.

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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. For more information, visit

About Abbott

At Abbott, we’re committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we’ve brought new products and technologies to the world – in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals – that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.