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Published January 2011 · Cover: If there is just one race a Marathon runner must do once in their running life it is the Athens Classic Marathon, where it all started…

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IAAF news

A sea of green: IAAF/SINOPEC World Half Marathon Championships

By Bob Ramsak
With its sprawling parks and tree-lined streets and boulevards, Nanning is known as China’s Green City.

Opinion

Looking back over 2500 years

By Paul Anastasi
Celebrations of the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon have ignored the astounding story of the first ever mass marathon, argues Paul Anastasi

Also in this issue …

News from AIMS, IAAF, WMRA and IAU; Race dates; Race contact details.

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