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Inside the latest Distance Running magazine…

2018 Edition 1



Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon, Greece

Distance Running 2018 Edition 1 is now available.

Competitors at AIMS and IAAF affiliated races during the first quarter of 2018 will be able to pick up the magazine free of charge from the race organisers.

You can also read or download the entire magazine here:

Read Distance Running 2018 Edition 1 online 

The entire 2018 Edition 1 (PDF, 40 MB)

Please note that whilst the calendar and contact details were believed correct at the time of publication, runners should confirm directly with the race organisers prior to booking travel arrangements.

Distance Running is also available free on issuu.

In this issue:

Under the Kremlin walls

Under the Kremlin walls

A runner’s island haunt

A runner’s island haunt

A race day holiday

A race day holiday


From the street

By Hugh Jones
Lebanese PM resigns in Riyadh: Beirut replies with runners’ voices

Marathon movers

Brookes the builder

By Alan Brookes
15 years ago running was a sport for eccentrics and oddballs. Alan Brookes was one of them…

AIMS Children’s Series

AIMS Children’s Series

Impressive times in Khanivali

Marathon greats

Rosa Mota

Multiple winner in formative years of women’s marathon

Also in this issue …

Race previews: Logicom Cyprus Marathon; PZU Warsaw Half Marathon; Crete Marathon; Gifu Half Marathon; Seoul Marathon

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


Distance Running

Official magazine of AIMS and IAAF

Cover of 2018 Edition 1

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2018 Edition 1

Cover: Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon, Greece