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USATF Certified

The Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon is USATF certified (CA17070RS) and can be used as a qualifier for other events. For more information please visit www.usatf.org


2019 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon is a part of the Abbott World Major Wanda Age Group World Rankings Qualifier Series

Participants in the 2019 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon will earn points to qualify for the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships according to their age, time and gender, aligned with the following age groups for men and women: 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+.

Qualifying period runs from Sept. 16, 2018 – Sept. 29, 2019 (AbbottWMM Series XII)

The premier AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships will be held as part of the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2020. Welcoming more than 40,000 runners to the start line each year, London is one of the most popular marathons on the planet with more than 414,000 ballot entries for the 2019 edition. Runners can earn a place at the start line of the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon through the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings and represent their countries with pride and passion.

For more information on the scoring system and world rankings, visit www.Abbottwmm.com

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The 2019 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon is the final race of Los Angeles’ premiere running adventure – The Conqur LA Challenge. Find more information here



Council for Responsible Sport Certified:

The Council’s vision is a world where responsibly produced sports events are the norm and its mission is to provide objective, independent verification of the socially and environmentally responsible work event organizers are doing and to actively support event organizers who strive to make a difference in their communities. Certification lasts two years and required meeting or exceeding standards across five categories: Planning and communications, procurement, resource management, access and equity and community legacy.

2017- Gold Level Certification

2015- Silver Level Certification

To learn more visit: www.CouncilforResponsibleSport.org



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