Press Release: June 28, 2019
AU Bank Jaipur Marathon Grand Launch event in British parliament London with Registration opening ceremony on July 19 ,2019
AU Bank Jaipur Marathon is now an AbbottWMM World Age Group Qualifier
AU Bank Jaipur Marathon will count as a qualifying event for the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships
India's Biggest marathon with fastest running track The AU Bank Jaipur Marathon scheduled on 02.02.2020 will 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 AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings launched in September 2018 with the qualifying for the first series ending at the 2019 BMW Berlin Marathon and the inaugural AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships will take place at the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2020.
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. Runners need to complete one of the qualifying races and create their profile on www.abbottwmm.com. For those that run more than two of the qualifying events, their top two times will be considered.
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.
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. Registration for the 11th edition of 2020 Jaipur marathon will open on July 19 ,2019 at a grand launching ceremony at British Parliament London UK .
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.”
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 event with better runners, with a such a fast course as the one we have in Jaipur City of Running
Age Categories for the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings:
Men and women
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. The new AbbottWMM Six Star System is an online results hub that celebrates every runner who has completed from one to six of the races in the series and encourages them to 'Reach For The Stars'.
The AbbottWMM has also launched AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings - our first ever global age group marathon ranking system. Qualifying begins in Berlin in September 2018 and will include more than 50 races across the world. The rankings will culminate at the first AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championship race taking place in spring 2020.
For more information,visit www.Abbottwmm.com
About AU Bank Jaipur Marathon - AU Bank Jaipur Marathon is World Record holder of Largeset 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.This is the only marathon of India in which more than 15 world records made in various categories in last 10 years .Jaipur Marathon started in 2010 with vision to create a cornerstone event of India, one that would grow in magnitude and elicit increasing participation from the people of India and world with every passing year.
The run has got bigger too with many events woven around it including Promo Run in various cities , Training Camps ,Monthly Long Runs ,Kite Festival,Jaipur Birthday Celebration, Sports Award , Fashion Show for Cause , Press conferences, Launch party,Health and Life Style Expo ,Socialites and International brand ambassadors ,Boll wood and Sports celebrities Like Salman Khan, Rahul Dravid , Akshay Kumar, Farhan Aktar , Kangana Ranut , Suniel Shetty , Sonam Kapor , Arbaz Khan ,Malaika Arora, Milind Soman ,Sonika Kaliraman , Dharmendra,Surbhi Mishra ,Shen Watson, Shree Santh, Vivek oberoi, Akshay Khanna, Kajal ,Mughda Godse , Shreya Sharan are name few .
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