Association of International Marathons and Distance Races

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Distance Running 2015 Edition 1

Published January 2015

Cover: Florence Kiplagat and Dennis Kimetto, world record breakers both, were awarded at the AIMS Best Marathon Runner Gala held in Athens, Greece

Contents

AIMS news

George Hirsch to be awarded AIMS Lifetime Achievement Award

American marathon executive and magazine publisher George Hirsch is to be presented with the AIMS Lifetime Achievement Award at the second annual AIMS ’Best Marathon Runner’ (BMR) award gala in the home of the marathon – Athens, Greece.

AIMS news

Major Greek sponsorship

On 10 December AIMS President Paco Borao and the President of the Hellenic Athletics Federations (SEGAS) Mr. Kostas Panagopoulos announced that SEGAS will be the major sponsor of AIMS for the next six years.

Running into history

Big in Japan

Everyone knows that the Japanese nation has a love affair with the marathon. But that emotional connection, perhaps unique to Japan, still needs to be nurtured. Read on below for an insight into how this happens.

Best Marathon Runner Award

Kimetto and Kiplagat receive AIMS Best Marathon Runner award

AIMS honours top Kenyan runners

Also in this issue …

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

Partners

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Distance Running

Official quarterly magazine of AIMS

Cover of 2020 Edition 4

Latest issue:
2020 Edition 4

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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