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Distance Running 2011 Edition 3

2011 edition 3 flat

Published July 2011

Cover: Billed “the world’s most beautiful marathon”, the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon is one to add to any collector’s list of things to do. It offers an ultra marathon covering a distance of 56km (35 miles), as well as a half marathon, and takes place in Cape Town annually on Easter Sunday.



Acts of casual athleticism

By Hugh Jones
There are many different ways to cross the road and they say more about us than we may care to admit …

Running into history

40 years and aging nicely

By Yakihiko Yamaoki
Portland is the site of one of the great destination marathons, an event that has been an AIMS member since early 1984.

See the latest news from Portland Marathon & Half

Also in this issue …

Lives remembered: Grete Waitz, Sammy Wanjiru

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


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