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Inside the latest Distance Running

Distance Running 2019 Edition 4 is now available.

Competitors at AIMS-affiliated races during the last quarter of 2019 will be able to pick up the magazine free of charge from the race organisers.

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Distance Running 2019 Edition 4

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Published October 2019

Cover:
La Ruta de las Iglesias, Ecuador

Contents

Race previews

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Opinion

Useful, or just looks the part?

By Dr. Lowell Greib
Reflective blankets have become almost as widely handed out at the finish line as medals – but are they any use?

Running into history

History in the running

Is running a reflection of national conditions or does it offer a platform for changing them? What happened 30 years ago in Europe’s longest-running marathon provides insight.

See the latest news from Košice Peace Marathon

Marathon movers

Carlo Capalbo

Founder of Prague Marathon and RunCzech running league

See the latest news from Volkswagen Prague Marathon

Marathon greats

Ingrid Kristiansen

World record-setter at 5000m, 10000m and the Marathon

Lives remembered

An Olympic peak in British Marathon running

By Hugh Jones
Basil Heatley, 25 December 1933 – 3 August 2019

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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Distance Running

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Cover of 2019 Edition 4

Latest issue:
2019 Edition 4

Cover: La Ruta de las Iglesias, Ecuador

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