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Inside the latest Distance Running

Distance Running 2020 Edition 2 is now available.

A back catalogue of Distance Running is available here.

Published April 2020 · Cover: : Maratonina Città di Udine, Italy

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AIMS news

Message from the President of AIMS

Coronavirus impacts on the whole sporting community worldwide

Marathon movers

A celebration of humanity

By Carey Pinkowski
30 years ago the Chicago Marathon endured troubled times but emerged to become a leader in the world of distance running. Race director Carey Pinkowski explains…

See the latest news from Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Sport science

Sudden death in distance races

By William O. Roberts MD, MS and Rebecca G. Breslow MD
Back in the 1970s a pathologist from California, Thomas Bassler, suggested that any properly-trained marathon runner would not die from heart attack during a race. Decades have passed and we now know this is not true…

Sport science

Running and mental health

New insights into benefits of running

See the latest news from Gold Coast Marathon

Sport science

Running on air

By Dr Srikanth Sola
Air pollution has forced cancellation of some major distance running events in recent years but Dr Srikanth Sola describes a new technology to combat it

Also in this issue …

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

Please note that while the calendar and contact details in the magazine were believed correct at the time of publication, runners should confirm directly with the race organisers prior to booking travel arrangements. Check the official online AIMS calendar for updates and changes.

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