|What is Six Star Medal?|
According to the official website of the 2016 World Marathon Majors, all runners who have completed six marathons will receive an additional award: an exclusive special medal- Six Star medal.
To be exact, the six-star medal consists of seven circles and a rectangle. the front contains a scaled-down version of the six marathon medals, and the circle on the right is made up of three pentagons and a dark blue number 6. The back is in the form of relief, highlighting the English names of each competition, the middle rectangle is blank, and inside is the name of the award-winning runner.
Does it sound fascinating?
this medal is the ultimate collection of marathon enthusiasts, so how can to get this six-star medal?
Frist we should know what is world marathon majors?
|Introduction for World Marathon Majors|
The Abbott World Marathon Majors (AbbottWMM) is a series of six of the largest and most renowned marathons in the world - Tokyo Marathon, B.A.A. Boston Marathon, Virgin Money London Marathon, BMW BERLIN-MARATHON, Bank of America Chicago Marathon and TCS New York City Marathon.
Established since 2006. and was renamed in 2016 as Abbott World Marathon Majors. WMM is a leading and fast growing community of marathon runners around the world.
The application link address of the official website is as follows:
According to statistics, As of April 15 2020, the total is 6,615 runners who win six star medals already.it is 838 in 2016 which is 48% over than 2015,and 2570 in 2017.the rate of growth is incredible. It also shows that six-star medals enjoy great popularity among runners.
|What can other running community learn from WMM?|
It is also a very good example for all running communities.
Runners enjoy challenge and very happy to receive additional awards gift medal when they finish a series of race.
On next articles we will discuss with you: how to design a series of race and finisher medal.