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Jaipur Marathon joins hands with Abbott World Marathon Majors

By July 4, 2019 No Comments
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The AU Bank Jaipur Marathon is now an Abbott World Marathon Major World Age Group Qualifier.

AU Bank Jaipur Marathon will now count as a qualifying event for the Abbott WMM Wanda Age Group World Championships. The Jaipur marathon is India’s Biggest marathon with fastest running track and will today be among more than 125 world races that will make up the qualifying events for the 2021 edition of the Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Championships.

The Jaipur Marathon will join the line-up of qualifying events for the 2019/2020 cycle, with top runners aged 40 and above earning a place at the 2021 World Championships. The AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings is for runners aged 40 and above, with nine age categories for men and women. The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will mark the start and finish of the qualification period for the second year of the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings. The World Championships will take place in 2021 with the venue to be announced next year.

Tim Hadzima, Executive Director of Abbott World Marathon Majors said, “We are very excited about the response to the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings from marathons around the world. More than 125,000 runners aged 40+ participate in AbbottWMM races each year and this new system will allow even more runners to become a part of the AbbottWMM family. Our system gives runners a chance to run all over the world and all across the calendar on a truly global stage. We want to give them a chance to gain recognition like never before.“We are proud to be working with all our partners to take age group marathon running to the next level and showcase the achievements of these everyday champions.”

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The Jaipur marathon route is among the world’s ten fastest courses so age group runners would do well to take part in our 2020 event to get their qualification off to a flying start. Mukesh Mishra CEO & Founder AU Bank Jaipur Marathon said “being part of this selective group of world marathons means another step in order to grow as an event with better runners, with a such a fast course like the one we have in Jaipur City of Running

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. For more information, visit www.abbottwmm.com

The AU Bank Jaipur Marathon is World Record holder of Largest Running Event of India in 2018 with 80,000 participants in various race categories AU Bank Jaipur Marathon also it is honored as Best Marathon of India in Global Conference London in 2017. For more information visit www.marathonjaipur.com

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