Association of International Marathons and Distance Races

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Distance Running 2019 Edition 1


Published January 2019

SSQ Quebec City Marathon, Canada. Photo: Mathieu Bélanger


Race previews

Photo: Felipe del Vale
© Felipe del Vale
North Pole Marathon
Photo: Mark Conlon
© Mark Conlon/North Pole Marathon
Fot. Przemysław Szyszka
Photo: Przemek Szyszka
© Przemek Szyszka

Marathon movers

To the ends of the Earth

Run a marathon at the North Pole? South Pole too? One on every continent? In the same week? Richard Donovan’s done it all…

Marathon greats

Hannes Kolehmainen

Pioneering Finnish runner paved the way for Paavo Nurmi

Partner highlight

My passion, your pride

By Paul Selby
The story of 1000km told by its founder

Lives remembered

Diane Leather, 7 January 1933 – 5 September 2018

British all-rounder who broke women’s five-minute mile barrier

Book reviews

Running is life; life is running

By Peter McLean

AIMS news

Never underestimate…

AIMS T-shirt competition shows size of potential market

Also in this issue …

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


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Distance Running

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