Qualify at DONNA for the Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Championships

The DONNA Marathon is honored to have been selected to participate in the fourth edition of the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings qualifying series. As a qualifying race, participants in the DONNA Marathon can compete to earn ranking points to be invited to the 2023 AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships.

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

  • Qualifying period runs from Jan. 01 – Dec. 31, 2022
  • Twelve-month cycle for participants to earn up to two qualifying times and a place at the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships in 2023.
  • The date and location of the 2023 AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships will be announced in the first half of 2022.
  • Participants in an AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Ranking qualifying race will earn points according to their age, time and gender, aligned with the following age groups for men and women: 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+.

The spread of the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group Qualifying Events creates a truly global series throughout the year, giving runners across the world the chance to be part of a new era of age group marathon running. For more information on the scoring system and world rankings, visit www.abbottwmm.com.