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Distance Running 2018 Edition 4

2018 edition 4 flat

Published October 2018

Cover: New world record in the men’s marathon: Eliud Kipchoge smashes Dennis Kimetto’s 2014 record by 78 seconds with a new record time of 2:01:39 at the BMW Berlin-Marathon on 16th September


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The allure of altitude

By Darius Kenyatta Ellis
Darius Kenyatta Ellis argues that there is more to the success of runners born at high altitude than can be measured in metres alone

Marathon movers

Marathon modernism in Moscow

The resurgence of the Moscow Marathon, along with the instigation of new supporting events, has sparked a running boom in Russia. Dmitry Tarasov has spearheaded the team that brought it about

See the latest news from Moscow Marathon

AIMS Children’s Series

AIMS Children’s Series

Running events in Ecuador and Iraqi Kurdistan

Marathon greats

Frank Shorter

US runner credited with initiating the original ‘running boom’ of the 1970s

Partner highlight

From sleepless to successful

Photo dream gets real

Also in this issue …

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


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