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Inside the latest Distance Running

Distance Running 2021 Edition 2 is now available.

A back catalogue of Distance Running is available here.

Published April 2021

Cover: Rimi Riga Marathon, Latvia


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Virtual races: here to stay?

AIMS race organisers share their views

Marathon moments

The ecstasy and the agony

The inaugural women’s Olympic Marathon Los Angeles, USA.  5 August 1984 

Country profile

A national passion

Distance running has taken hold of the Japanese population like nowhere else in the world

Also in this issue …

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

Please note that while the calendar and contact details in the magazine were believed correct at the time of publication, runners should confirm directly with the race organisers prior to booking travel arrangements. Check the official online AIMS calendar for updates and changes.


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