29 Feb '16, 7pm

I want this medal.

Yesterday, at the conclusion of the 2016 Tokyo Marathon, Abbott World Marathon Majors unveiled the new Six Star Finisher Medal, and, according to Barbara Fleming-Ovens who was the ceremonial first female recipient, the new piece of hardware “is quite heavy!” Before the medal, those who successfully completed the six World Marathon Major races, which include the Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York City Marathons, could register as a Six Star Finisher to receive an official finisher’s certificate and be listed on the website. Now finishers also have an impressive piece of bling to add to their collection. “A certificate is great because you can frame it, but at the end of it all, it’s really nice to get something else as well,” says Fleming-Ovens, a 3:52 marathoner who also looks at a marathon itself as the reward for all the training. “The medal I can take a...

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