Association of International Marathons and Distance Races

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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



Athens Marathon organisers present “Runners’ Forest“ project after deadly fires on course

No change to race route – Tree-planting project

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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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Race results

Historic results

Latest race results

Zagreb Marathon & Half, Croatia

Sun 14 October 2018

45.8055 15.9662
1 Hosea Kiplagat TUEI KEN 2:17:07
2 Evans Kipngetich TANUI KEN 2:21:33
3 Stenly KIPRUTO KEN 2:21:53
4 Moses Kipruto KIBIRE KEN 2:23:41
5 Goran GRDENIC CRO 2:26:18
1 Oliera JEVTIC SRB 2:37:10
2 Hellen Jepkosgei KIMUTAI KEN 2:41:11
4 Silvia SIMUNOVIC CRO 2:56:41
5 Marija VRAJIC-TROSIC CRO 3:00:09

Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Marathon, Romania

Sun 14 October 2018

44.4325 26.1039
1 Hosea KIPKEMBOI KEN 2:11:31
2 Joel Kipkogei KIMUTAI KEN 2:11:59
3 Kaleb KASHEBO ETH 2:13:22
4 Yohans Mekasha TADESSE ETH 2:16:22
5 Samson Mungai KAGIA KEN 2:17:40
1 Almaz Gelana ERBA ETH 2:41:29
2 Adela Paulina BALTOI ROM 2:50:06
3 Nicoleta CIORTAN ROM 2:57:56
4 Laura Diana POPESCU ROM 3:01:25
5 Natalia ZBIRNEA ROM 3:03:03

Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival, Australia

Sun 14 October 2018

-37.8428 144.977
1 Liam ADAMS XXX 2:15:13
2 Dominic ONDORO XXX 2:16:55
3 William CHEBON XXX 2:18:05
4 Nick EARL XXX 2:18:56
5 Matthew COX XXX 2:21:33
1 Sinead DIVER XXX 2:25:19
2 Rochelle RODGERS XXX 2:47:04
3 Erchana MURRAY-BARTLETT XXX 2:25:04
4 Rachel GLASSON XXX 2:57:16
5 Alana PLYMIN XXX 2:59:12


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Distance Running

Official quarterly magazine of AIMS

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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