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Most successful AIMS Congress ever

Tallinn meeting elects new AIMS Board, hears latest research on impact of world running

The 22nd World Congress of AIMS was held in Tallinn from 6–8 September 2018, coinciding with the 100th anniversary since Estonia’s independence was first declared.

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New world marathon record set in Berlin

Kipchoge smashes Kimetto’s 2014 time by 78 seconds

Eliud Kipchoge crowned the 45th edition of the Berlin Marathon with a sensational world record of 2:01:39.

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AIMS is a member-based organization of more than 450 of the world’s leading distance races, from over 120 countries and territories.

Our objectives are:

  • to foster and promote distance running throughout the world
  • to exchange information, knowledge and expertise among members of the association
  • to work with the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) on all matters relating to international road races


Race date for Legends Marathon (RSA) changed

Legends Marathon date change

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Race date for Telekom Vivicittá Spring Half Marathon (HUN) changed

Telekom Vivicittá Spring Half Marathon date change

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AIMS Medal & T-shirt Awards

First awards for race mementoes

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New course record on the Main?

Top women expected to attack 2:20 mark in Frankfurt

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Race results

Historic results

Latest race results

Okanagan Marathon, Canada

Sun 7 October 2018

49.888 -119.496
1 Curtis SAMPSON CAN 2:52:55
2 Sheldon TIMMS CAN 2:55:23
3 Daljit TIWANA CAN 2:56:25
4 Jake LARSSON CAN 2:56:34
5 Alexander DIAZ CAN 2:59:46
1 Cosette LEMELIN CAN 3:06:26
2 Michelle BARNES CAN 3:09:57
3 Andrea METCALFE CAN 3:12:12
4 Shannon DALE CAN 3:13:11
5 Sheena HARRIS CAN 3:23:41

Guayaquil Marathon, Ecuador

Sun 7 October 2018

-2.171 -79.9224
1 Christian VASCONEZ ECU 2:24:14
2 Gabriel MUNOZ VEN 2:26:44
3 Geoffrey KIPTOO KEN 2:26:50
4 Daniel SANCHEZ ECU 2:30:10
5 Jose ALMACHI ECU 2:30:34
1 Silvia PAREDES ECU 2:52:27
2 Paola BONILLA ECU 2:52:53
3 Johana ORDONEZ ECU 2:57:44
4 Angela BRITO ECU 3:00:47
5 Fernanda ALVAREZ COL 3:02:11

GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon, Canada

Sun 7 October 2018

48.4284 -123.366
1 Daniel KIPKOECH KEN 2:22:39
2 Mozael CARRERA USA 2:24:01
3 Ryan SMITH USA 2:24:41
4 Kyle MENA USA 2:25:28
5 Jim FINLAYSON CAN 2:25:29
1 Emily SETLACK CAN 2:46:20
2 Karissa LEPAGE CAN 2:48:46
3 Andrea LEE CAN 2:48:49
4 Catrin JONES CAN 2:49:41
5 Ashley MENA CAN 2:52:22
Half marathon
1 Trevor HOFBAUER CAN 1:05:18
2 Jared CARSON USA 1:06:39
3 Julian FLOREZ USA 1:07:20
4 Peter BROMKA USA 1:10:29
5 Sean CHESTER NOR 1:11:00
1 Natasha WODAK CAN 1:11:45
2 Robyn MILDREN CAN 1:15:00
4 Theresa HAILEY USA 1:17:00
5 Lioudmila KORTCHAGUINA CAN 1:18:10


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Distance Running

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Cover of 2018 Edition 4

Latest issue:
2018 Edition 4

Cover: New world record in the men’s marathon: Eliud Kipchoge smashes Dennis Kimetto’s 2014 record by 78 seconds with a new record time of 2:01:39 at the BMW Berlin-Marathon on 16th September


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