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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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Abraham Kiptum breaks half marathon world record in Valencia

58:18 time beats Tadese’s previous record by five seconds

The City of Valencia is now home to all three world records at the half marathon distance (subject to ratification).

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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


AIMS Marathon Symposium 2018

Information on effects of GDPR for race organisers

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Race date for Brisbane Marathon Festival (AUS) changed

Brisbane Marathon Festival date change

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Eliud Kipchoge and Gladys Cherono honoured as ‘Best Marathon Runners’ of 2018

Outstanding achievements of Kenyan athletes

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Hiroaki Chosa and Horst Milde share 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

Joint honour for AIMS legends

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Belgrade Marathon wins 2018 AIMS Social Award

Praise for race’s integration initiatives

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Swiss City Marathon Lucerne takes 2018 Green Award

Sustainability efforts recognised

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Race results

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Ravenna Marathon – City of Art, Italy

Sun 11 November 2018

44.4184 12.2035
1 Wilfred MURGOR KEN 2:12:36
2 Silah Kipkemboi LIMO KEN 2:13:05
3 Sefe Wendemu TIGU ETH 2:15:14
4 Alessio TERRASI ITA 3:19:14
5 Francesco BONA ITA 2:19:28
1 Aberu Ayana MULISA ETH 2:36:32
2 Nikolina STEPAN CRO 2:48:07
3 Ruta SIMKUNAITE LIT 2:58:38
4 Eleonora GARDELLI ITA 2:59:19
5 Elisa ZANNONI ITA 3:00:07
Half marathon
1 Wiliiam TALLERI ITA 1:18:35
2 Eugenio CALCINA ITA 1:21:13
3 Federico CAMPRINCOLI ITA 1:22:22
4 Gianpaolo SERINO ITA 1:23:35
5 William COLLURA ITA 1:27:30
1 Kare Doljak HENTSCHOLEK PAR 1:37:55
2 Carla CALLI ITA 1:45:58
3 Alice ALLEGRI ITA 1:50:58
4 Chiara RUSTICALI ITA 1:53:50
5 Carmen MARAVIGLIA ITA 1:54:49

Athens Marathon The Authentic, Greece

Sun 11 November 2018

37.9839 23.7294
1 Brimin Kipkorir MISOI XXX 2:10:56
2 Workneh Tesfa TIRUNEH XXX 2:12:52
3 Mengist Azmeraw GEREME XXX 2:13:20
4 Alex Kipkorir BARTILOL XXX 2:15:14
5 Bernard Cheruiyot CHEPKWONY XXX 2:15:52
1 Shelmith Nyawira MURIUKI XXX 2:36:46
2 Rebby Cherono KOECH XXX 2:38:54
3 Eleftheria PETROULAKI XXX 2:46:09
4 Naomi Kakoko LIMAMUREI XXX 2:47:49
5 Stefania LEONTIADOU XXX 2:48:54

Vodafone İstanbul Marathon, Turkey

Sun 11 November 2018

41.025 28.9302
1 Felix KIMUTAI KEN 2:09:57
2 Abdi Ibrahim ABDO BRN 2:10:37
3 Abraham KIPROTICH FRA 2:10:55
4 Joel Kemboi KIMURER KEN 2:11:08
5 Jacob KENDAGOR KEN 2:11:46
1 Ruth CHEPNGETICH KEN 2:18:35
2 Margaret AGAI KEN 2:25:04
3 Fatuma SADO ETH 2:31:05
4 Zerfie LIMENEH ETH 2:31:10
5 Elvan ABEYLEGESSE TUR 2:32:23


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Distance Running

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Cover of 2018 Edition 4

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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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