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Distance Running 2015 Edition 2

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Published April 2015

Cover:
Runners in the Chevron Houston Marathon (USA) pass the Houston First Court of Appeals early in the morning of Sunday 18 January 2015.

Contents

Running into history

A living memorial

By Cheryl Winn, Sian Theron, Delaine Cools
The vision of a World War I veteran became the world’s greatest ultramarathon

See the latest news from Comrades Marathon

Measurement

The Blue Line

By Hugh Jones
Since the Marathon became a truly popular event several ideas and phrases it has generated have entered popular parlance. Whoever knew what a ‘negative split’ was before TV commentators turned their talents to the Marathon? Or a Blue Line?

AIMS World Record Award

Dennis Kimetto presented with AIMS World Record Award

Recognition for record-breaking time in Berlin

Also in this issue …

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

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