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Distance Running 2019 Edition 4

2019 edition 4 flat

Published October 2019

Cover: La Ruta de las Iglesias, Ecuador


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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 Prague International 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.


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