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Issue 34 2005 January-March

2005 january march flat

Cover: Runners in the LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon

In this issue…

Out of thin air
Features Great Ethiopian Run 10km

Where does running talent come from? It comes overwhelmingly from East Africa, out of the thin air of upland Kenya and Ethiopia. Kenya got in first, and established something of a hegemony, but it is the Ethiopian star which is now in the ascendant.

Peaks of spirit, valleys of soul
Features Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival by Don Nicholson

It was one of those cloudless spring mornings that seemed perfect for running fast. The air was cool and the brilliant blue sky reflected in the calm of the bay.

The spirit of Christmas Pass
Features Africa University Peace Marathon by Norrie Williamson

Zimbabwe’s first mass participation international marathon starts from the palm-lined boulevard…

Beach life
Features Rio Half Marathon

Meia Maratona de Rio de Janeiro, 5 September 2004

Beauty and the beast
Features by Craig Crosby

Mount Desert Island Marathon, USA

On the grapevine
Features Lausanne Marathon

One of the most scenic races in Switzerland

Where are we now?
Opinion by Alan Brookes

Thoughts on the state of distance running

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Issue 35 2005 April-June

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Cover: Runners in Stage 4 of the 100km del Sahara Challenge race, Tunisia, on the track to Aouniet Essbat

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Issue 36 2005 July-September

2005 july september flat

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Issue 37 2005 October-December

2005 october december flat

Cover: Kim Gotfredsen in the Nuuk Marathon, Greenland (64 degrees north) on 6 August 2005

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