OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO, taking place March 21 – 22, 2020, has been confirmed as a qualifying race for the Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Championships in 2021.
The spread of selected marathon events that are part of the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings creates a truly global series over one year, giving runners aged 40 and over across the world the chance to be part of a new era of age group marathon running.
The qualifying period is from September 30 of this year to October 11, 2020, finishing at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon (the conclusion of Series XIII of the Abbott World Marathon Majors).
During this time, participants can earn up to two qualifying times and a place at the AbbottWWM Wanda Age Group World Championships.
At the end of the series, 1,000 runners from the various qualifying races will be invited to the 2021 AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships, the location of which will be announced in 2020.