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Published January 2020 · Cover: Chongqing International Marathon, China

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Opinion

He did it – but what exactly was it?

By Hugh Jones
INEOS 1.59 Challenge. Vienna, 12 October 2019

Opinion

Victims of the system

By Hugh Jones
After the scenes of distress in the Women’s marathon at the world championships held in Qatar last September a red alert went out to responsible athletic bodies that they had to do something to stop this happening again. But it wasn’t the first time and won’t be the last, argues Hugh Jones

Marathon movers

Fred Lebow

By Peter Christ and Horst Milde, with additional material from Hugh Jones
Co-founder of New York Marathon who pioneered mass-participation distance running

Race news

Cheptegei sets new 10K world record

26:38 beats Leonard Komon’s 2010 record by six seconds

See the latest news from Valencia Trinidad Alfonso EDP Marathon

Sport science

Running the numbers

Start Right is a predictive algorithm developed by Marcel Altenburg, senior lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University’s Department of Crowd Science, in cooperation with the Abbott World Marathon Majors races in Chicago, Berlin and New York. He explains how it works

Also in this issue …

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

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