In this issue…
A royal event
Royal Victoria Marathon,
October 20 2007
Many call it the perfect marathon. Course undulations and occasionally inclement weather make it a challenge but most agree that the Royal Victoria Marathon is a memorable ‘royal’ experience under any conditions.
Getting better all the time
On a cool, crisp Sunday morning 25,694 runners lined up at the National Olympic Sport centre in Beijing. The giant flags and banners of various universities and businesses pierced the sea of runners snaking their way out to the sound of ‘Malason’, a 1960s-sounding Chinese marathon anthem.
A fairy tale marathon
H.C. Andersen Marathon,
September 20 2007
The race takes place in the city of Odense, where
Hans Christian Andersen grew up and wrote many of his most successful stories.
Ted Corbitt, running pioneer
Pioneer in methods of long distance training and course measurement
From then to now
This is an edited version of an address given to the 1st AIMS Marathon Symposium, held on 3 November 2007
A class of his own
Dr David Martin marvels at the unique talent of Haile Gebrselassie
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