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Issue 107 2021 Edition 1

2021 edition 1 flat

Cover: Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, India

In this issue…

A re-imagined race
Features Rightmove MK Marathon Reimagined, September 20 2020 by Andrew Hully

All was going to plan for the Rightmove Milton Keynes Marathon in the south of England until the coronavirus struck just two months before race day

Magic shoes
Opinion by Hugh Jones

Recent changes in shoe technology have led to wholesale revision of distance running records and made comparison with earlier performances meaningless, argues Hugh Jones

Europe’s oldest Marathon celebrates its very first edition
Running into history Košice Peace Marathon, October 19 1924 by Buhuslav Matia

A marathon dream transformed into reality

Longest-serving race directors of AIMS events (Part II)
Marathon movers

A one-of-a-kind feeling
Race previews Kazan Marathon, May 20 2021

Tatarstan’s capital offers flattest course in Russia

A high Alpine running spectacle
Race previews Swissalpine, July 20 2021

Ultramarathon in a mountain paradise

The Arctic running experience
Race previews Midnight Sun Marathon, June 20 2021

Intense contrasts in polar night

Spring in your step
Race previews JCP Swansea Half Marathon, June 20 2021

Wales’ second city attracts runners of all abilities

Come. See. Discover.
Race previews Volkswagen Bucharest Half Marathon, May 20 2021

‘City of Joy’ offers good chances for running fast times

An intense street party
Race previews Copenhagen Marathon, May 20 2021

Flat and beautiful course through a liveable, open and friendly city

Awakening the senses
Race previews BMW Tangamanga International Marathon, June 20 2021

Inspiring surrounding to awaken all your senses

All things considered
Race previews ASICS Stockholm Marathon, June 20 2021

Comprehensive plan promises safe running and memories for life

Issue 108 2021 Edition 2

2021 edition 2 flat

Cover: Rimi Riga Marathon, Latvia

In this issue…

Virtual races: here to stay?

AIMS race organisers share their views

A new fairytale beginning
Race previews H.C. Andersen Marathon, September 20 2021

2021 race to go ahead with restrictions

Front page news
Race previews Greifenseelauf Uster, September 20 2021

Idyllic Swiss scenery only 15 minutes from Zurich

Asia’s go-to marathon
Race previews Manulife Danang International Marathon, August 20 2021

Enjoy the ideal atmosphere on the east coastline of Vietnam

One happy marathon
Race previews KLM Aruba Marathon (& 21.1K, 10K, 5K), June 20 2021

Beautiful course and blue Caribbean ocean

On the map
Race previews Rimi Riga Marathon, August 20 2021

Enjoy the medieval old town of Riga

Running on the roof of the world
Race previews Ladakh Marathon & Ultra, September 20 2021

High-altitude race offers a unique experience

Baltic bonanza
Race previews Tallinna Maraton, Half & 10k, September 20 2021

Estonia’s most popular race through the medieval old town

Virtues of the virtual
Race previews Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival, October 20 2021

Runners got to experience ‘finish feeling’ despite cancellation of 2020 event

Come see how it feels
Race previews Paavo Nurmi Marathon, Half and 10k, August 20 2021

Clean air in Finland’s historic capital

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Issue 109 2021 Edition 3

2021 edition 3 flat

Cover: Eilat Desert Marathon, Israel

In this issue…

Ron Hill, 1938–2021
Lives remembered

‘Mr Marathon’ trained every day for 52 years

Don’t stop us now

Pandemic perspectives from AIMS member races

We run to move
Race previews ASICS Austrian Women’s Run, October 20 2021

An unforgettable running experience infused with the unique Vienna spirit

Into the wilderness
Race previews Eilat Desert Marathon, November 20 2021

Stunning and challenging course through desert scenery

End of season Nordic atmosphere
Race previews 3-Sjøersløpet (The 3 Lakes Race), November 20 2021

Norway’s ‘most beautiful’ half marathon by the seaside

Discoveries past and present
Race previews Discoveries Half Marathon, December 20 2021

Find history and culture in the European capital of sport

Feel the spirit
Race previews Sea of Galilee Tiberias Marathon, December 20 2021

Run on the shores of the Sea of Galilee

Full colours
Race previews Marine Corps Marathon

Follow the scenic autumn route

The Leiden loop
Race previews Leiden Marathon, October 20 2021

Personal attention to every runner in the city of Rembrandt

Looking up
Race previews BMW Berlin-Marathon, September 20 2021

Berlin lays painstaking plans to host 35,000 participants

Short history – big developments
Race previews SwissCityMarathon – Lucerne, October 20 2021

A decade of innovation

Issue 110 2021 Edition 4

2021 edition 4 flat

Cover: Eliud Kipchoge wins the Olympic Marathon in Tokyo

In this issue…

A race apart
Features Olympics by Hugh Jones

Marathons of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad

Tokyo finally gets its Marathon fix
Features Men’s Olympic Marathon

Paralympic Marathons, 5 September 2021

Where the sun shines
Race previews Logicom Cyprus Marathon, December 20 2021

Breathtaking scenery at the birthplace of Aphrodite

Friendly and challenging
Race previews Techcombank Ho Chi Minh City International Marathon, December 20 2021

Iconic courses showing the best of Vietnam to the world

Your chance to be a world leader
Race previews Neujahrsmarathon Zürich, January 20 2021

Run in the first seconds of 2022

Barcelona’s best face
Race previews Zurich Marató de Barcelona, November 20 2021

Enjoy a great personal adventure in ‘one of the most beautiful cities on the planet’

The very heart of the city
Race previews 16th Warsaw Half Marathon, March 20 2022

Get to know the extraordinary Polish capital

Trending in the land of smiles
Race previews Amazing Thailand Marathon Bangkok, December 20 2021

Unforgettable running memories in Bangkok


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