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Yuan Yu Fang, the winner of the Marathon Malaysia Women category is flanked by Loh Chooi Fern, the first-runner up on her left and Choong Swee Ying, second-runner up on her right.
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Running into history

A marathon survivor

The race was first organised by the Rotorua Athletic Club and in the 1990s by the Lake City Athletic Club. Sponsorship from the Fletcher group of companies covered the first 35 years of the race’s life, from 1965 to 1999. It was this long standing sponsorship, along with good organisation, that attracted a ‘who’s who’ of New Zealand’s greatest distance runners. One has only to look at the event’s Hall of Fame to see who has competed at Rotorua and who has gone on to perform at the highest level in the Olympics and Commonwealth Games.

See the latest news from Rotorua Marathon

Marathon movers

The Rekordman

By Helmut Winter
In Germany a world record breaker is a “rekordman” but it is a title more fitting to BMW Berlin Marathon race director Mark Milde…

See the latest news from BMW Berlin-Marathon

Also in this issue …

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

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