The Abbott World Marathon Majors | Abbott U.S. (2024)

LIVING LIFE TO THE FULLEST

SIX CITIES, THREE CONTINENTS, ONE GOAL: YOUR PERSONAL BEST

The Abbott World Marathon Majors, a series of the six largest and most renowned marathons in the world, is a testament to health and the human spirit at their finest. Proudly sponsored by Abbott since 2015, this event unites hundreds of thousands of runners from around the globe in the pursuit of something remarkable: crossing the finish line after 26.2 miles (42.195 kilometers). These inspiring individuals exemplify that amazing achievements are possible when we are at our healthiest, embodying the very essence of reaching one’s personal best.

At Abbott, our 114,000 employees are devoted to advancing life-changing technology that helps people achieve their full potential. By sponsoring the Abbott World Marathon Majors, we are not just celebrating the pinnacle of physical endurance and determination – we are reinforcing our commitment to improving lives. Our medical devices, diagnostic tools and nutrition products are designed to enable individuals to reach their personal best, however they define it. Through this sponsorship, along with 5K races in Chicago and New York, we aim to inspire and empower every person to live their healthiest life, showcasing that with the right support and determination, every finish line is within reach.

The Abbott World Marathon Majors | Abbott U.S. (1)

The Abbott World Marathon Majors | Abbott U.S. (2)

The Abbott World Marathon Majors | Abbott U.S. (3)

Abbott champions everyone who lives
their life to the fullest.

SUPPORTING YOUR HEALTH

Pedialyte Sport has 3x the electrolytes and
1/4 the sugar of the leading sports drink.*

Ensure Max Protein nutrition shakes contain
30 grams of high-quality protein to help
maintain muscle and manage hunger.

Used in the medical tents at five of the six marathons,
Abbott’s i-STAT handheld blood analyzer delivers
lab-quality diagnostic results in minutes.

OUR MOST POPULAR ARTICLES

WATCH NOW WATCH VIDEO The Joan Benoit Samuelson Story Olympic and marathon champion blazed a trail for women runners.

x

READ MORE Nutrition, Health and Wellness 5 Benefits of Endurance Running You Should Know From your brain to your heart to your joints, Abbott’s experts reveal how endurance running can benefit your health.
READ MORE Nutrition, Health and Wellness How Much Protein do Runners Need? Getting enough protein is critical to strength, endurance and race-day performance. Here’s how to hit your needs
READ MORE Nutrition, Health and Wellness Carb Loading? 5 Foods to Try. Abbott dietitian and marathoner offers alternatives to pasta to help you fuel your best race. A few might surprise you …
READ MORE Nutrition, Health and Wellness Foods to Eat After Illness From beef to Brazil nuts, these foods support the immune system and help runners return to training after illness.
READ MORE Nutrition, Health and Wellness 6 Tips for Race Recovery Read this before you race. Hint: Good race recovery starts long before the finish line.

A tiny hole in Christy Kirk’s heart threatened to take
her life. A minimally invasiveAbbott device helped take it back.

LEARN MORE

Simone Carniglia conquered all six Abbott World Marathon
Majors while managinghis Type 1 diabetes with Abbott’s
FreeStyle Libre continuous glucose monitoringtechnology.

Abbott experts and world-leading sports
medicineprofessionals converged at CES
todiscuss thelatest developments in
athlete health.

Offering a window into our bodies like
never before, biowearables represent a
leapforward in health-tracking tech.

LEARN MORE

LATEST ARTICLES

READ MORE Nutrition, Health and Wellness May 14, 2024 What is Glucose, and Why Does It Matter? It’s an essential source of energy that impacts your health every day.
READ MORE Nutrition, Health and Wellness Apr. 12, 2024 Health Runs in the Family Running marathons brings an Abbott employee and his 80-year-old father closer together.
READ MORE Nutrition, Health and Wellness Jan. 30, 2024 New Year, New Fuel: Staying Hydrated Through Winter Winter hydration requires a different strategy than during the hotter months, especially for runners. Sports dietitian Meghann Featherstun shares tips on staying hydrated in the cold.
READ MORE DIABETES CARE Oct. 26, 2023 Running it Forward An Abbott employee welcomes the chance to return support to the JDRF by running the Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K.
READ MORE Nutrition, Health and Wellness Sep. 27, 2023 Your Best Race Requires Your Best Nutrition From electrolytes to carbs to what to pack, marathon nutrition can be confusing. Runner and sports dietitian Meghann Featherstun breaks down how to fuel on race day.
READ MORE Nutrition, Health and Wellness June 26, 2023 Marathon Fuel: 5 Tips for Crushing Your Training Sports dietitian Meghann Featherstun breaks down the essentials of marathon training nutrition.

SEE MORE MARATHON STORIES

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Interested in learning more about the six races that comprise the Abbott World Marathon Majors, plus related events?

The Abbott World Marathon Majors | Abbott U.S. (15)

The Abbott World Marathon Majors | Abbott U.S. (16)

The Abbott World Marathon Majors | Abbott U.S. (17)

* Pedialyte Sport has 1380 mg sodium and no more than 14 g sugars per liter; leading sports drink has ~460 mg sodium and ~58 g sugars per liter.
1Except Gluten-Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk.

SIGN UP TO RECEIVE UPDATES ON ABBOTT'S LIFE-CHANGING TECHNOLOGY

Enter your email address to receive Abbott Edge. See themost recent editionsof our newsletter.

The Abbott World Marathon Majors | Abbott U.S. (2024)
Top Articles
Latest Posts
Article information

Author: Lilliana Bartoletti

Last Updated:

Views: 5651

Rating: 4.2 / 5 (53 voted)

Reviews: 84% of readers found this page helpful

Author information

Name: Lilliana Bartoletti

Birthday: 1999-11-18

Address: 58866 Tricia Spurs, North Melvinberg, HI 91346-3774

Phone: +50616620367928

Job: Real-Estate Liaison

Hobby: Graffiti, Astronomy, Handball, Magic, Origami, Fashion, Foreign language learning

Introduction: My name is Lilliana Bartoletti, I am a adventurous, pleasant, shiny, beautiful, handsome, zealous, tasty person who loves writing and wants to share my knowledge and understanding with you.