EDP Rock 'n' Roll Madrid Marathon on April 28, 2019 is the only event in Spain where athletes can qualify for the Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Championships, being held as part of the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2020.
The Abbott World Marathon Majors (AbbottWMM) Wanda Age Group World Rankings gives EDP Rock 'n' Roll Madrid runners the opportunity to represent their countries with pride and passion by participating in this race-within-a-race format, within the prestigious Virgin Money London Marathon.
EDP Rock 'n' Roll Madrid Marathon is one of fifty qualifying races globally.
Participants in AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Ranking qualifying races, such as EDP Rock 'n' Roll Madrid Marathon, will earn points according to their age, time and gender. The qualifying system will give runners a chance to perform their very best in Madrid and gain recognition like never before.
Competitors at EDP Rock 'n' Roll Madrid Marathon will descend on Spain’s historic capital city, where they will race to the beat of the fervent support of the Madrileños. Athletes will race past landmarks such as the Plaza Mayor and the Royal Palace of Madrid and will be inspired to race their best in a truly emotive atmosphere.
Twenty-three Wanda/IRONMAN-produced marathon events will be part of the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings for the season. This includes the Rock ‘n Roll marathons in Liverpool, Bordeaux and multiple cities across the United States, the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon and the Chengdu Panda Marathon. Other marathons in the series include geographical representation from around the world, such as Helsinki, Moscow, Amsterdam, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Toronto, Mexico City and many more!
For more information on the scoring system and world rankings, visit www.Abbottwmm.com