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Distance Running 2013 Edition 4

2013 edition 4 flat

Published October 2013

Cover: Mandela Day Marathon, South Africa: In the foreground runners near the top of ‘Struggle Hill’. In the background: Marco Cianfanelli’s sculpture of Nelson Mandela. Pictures courtesy of Mandela Day Marathon and The Apartheid Museum.


Running into history

Connecting continents

By Alpaslan Baki Ertekin
The Vodafone Istanbul Eurasia Marathon will be held for the 35th time on Sunday 17 November 2013. It has been organized by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality since 1979. It is the only course in the world where the marathon straddles two continents, Asia and Europe.

See the latest news from Türkiye İş Bankası İstanbul Marathon

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


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