Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathons in twelve cities can qualify participants aged 40+ for the Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Championships (AbbottWMM), being held as part of the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2020.

The AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings gives Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon competitors at twelve events, the opportunity to represent their countries with pride and passion. Runners can earn a place at the start line of the prestigious and much sought after 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, where the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships will be held, in a race-within-a-race format.

The following twelve Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathons are among fifty qualifying races globally:

  • Montreal
  • Savannah
  • Las Vegas
  • San Antonio
  • Phoenix
  • New Orleans
  • Washington D.C.
  • Madrid
  • Nashville
  • Liverpool
  • San Diego
  • Seattle


Participants in AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Ranking qualifying races, such as Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathons, will earn points according to their age, time and gender. The qualifying system will give runners a chance to perform their very best on course and gain recognition like never before.

For more information on the scoring system and world rankings, visit here

If you participated in a 2018/ 2019 season race (from September 16 2018 – September 29, 2019) and are over 40 years of age you can check your global ranking here to see if you qualify for the 2020 Championship.



Don’t forget, if you are in qualifying contention create an account at so you may be contacted and invited to race.