The Volksbank-Münster-Marathon on 3 September 2023 is proud to announce it will be one of the qualification races for the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships. The fourth edition of the age group world rankings cover runners aged from 40 to 80+ for men and women. The qualifying period runs from Jan. 01, 2023 until Dec. 31, 2023. The World Championships will take place in the spring/summer of 2024 with the venue and details to be announced by mid 2023.In a new format for 2023, athletes will be ranked according to their single fastest time in a qualifying event. Any athlete achieving the Automatic Qualifying Time for their age group will receive an immediate invitation for the 2024 AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships.