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Distance Running 2020 Edition 3

Published June 2020

Cover: Vodafone Istanbul Marathon, Turkey


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Photo: Chris James
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War games

By Hugh Jones
A deadly pandemic killed millions in the lead up to the 1920 Olympics


Out of the woods?

By Jörg Wenig
Interview with Horst Milde

Marathon greats

Mamo Wolde

By Hugh Jones
Ethiopian runner who eclipsed favourite Abebe Bikila at Mexico City Olympics

Lives remembered

Andy Galloway

10.12.1930 – 20.03.2020

Lives remembered

Yutaka Sasai

17 March 1947 – 31 March 2020

Sport science

How far did you go, really?

By Tom Gray

Also in this issue …

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


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Cover of 2020 Edition 4

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Cover: Runners in the Moscow Half Marathon held on 2 August. Over 9500 runners finished along with nearly 2500 others in the supporting 5km event. Winners were Rinas Akhmadeev (1:04:24) and Elena Korobkina (1:10:29). Korobkina went on to win the 10km event held in association with the Absolute Moscow Marathon on 20 September in a time of 31:49. Around 9500 finished the Marathon along with another 12,000 in the 10km.

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