Association of International Marathons and Distance Races

The home of world running™

Distance Running 2022 Edition 3

2022 edition 3 flat

Published July 2022

Cover: Porto Marathon EDP, Portugal


20211010 marathoneindhoven lr %c2%a9maxkneefel 25425
Foto: Max Kneefel
Photo: Max Kneefel
© Max Kneefel
D5m 7774
VENEZIA 24.10.2021 VENICEMARATHON 2021 photo © Matteo Bertolin
Photo: photo © Matteo Bertolin
© VENEZIA 24.10.2021 VENICEMARATHON 2021 photo Matteo Bertolin
Img 1963
Starting line
Rrs 12
Photo: Norbert Wilhelmi
© Norbert Wilhelmi
Twc 1804 2
Mbhm17 1
Monument of the heroes of the restoration
Photo 2


Safety first

The Nagoya Women’s Marathon was staged safely during the Omicron surge in Japan despite many other races cancelling

See the latest news from Nagoya Women’s Marathon


What is Global Running Day?

Thousands take part in events worldwide

Running into history

Keeping on track

In the last edition of Distance Running (2022/2) a few of the race directors who came together to form AIMS in the early 1980s gave their recollections of how this came about. A significant proportion of the 28 founding members (see table) remain members today but keeping the race going through the intervening 40 years has often presented severe challenges. Below some of the races being held today trace their pathways from the early days up to the present time.

Also in this issue …

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


For further information on our partners, click on the logos above.

Distance Running

Official quarterly magazine of AIMS

Cover of 2024 Edition 3

Latest issue:
2024 Edition 3

Cover: Halong Bay Heritage Marathon, Vietnam

Keep up to date!

For the latest race dates please consult the official online AIMS calendar.

You can also subscribe to the AIMS calendar in your calendaring application of choice, whether on your phone, tablet or computer. Simply subscribe to webcal:// in your calendar app.

the home of world running™

AIMS Headquarters | OACA Olympic Complex | Av Spyros Louis, Athens, Greece | © AIMS 2024

Powered by Distance Running Limited