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Distance Running
2011 January – March

Published January 2011

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If there is just one race a Marathon runner must do once in their running life it is the Athens Classic Marathon, where it all started…

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A race of legend

Athens Classic Marathon, Sun 31 October 2010

If there is one race a marathon runner must do once in their running life it is this one, where it all started


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A port that calls

EDP Porto Marathon, Sun 7 November 2010

There are many ports in the world, but probably only one calls itself just that: “the Port” or “o Porto”. The Porto Marathon showcases the port


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Running renaissance

Firenze Marathon, Sun 28 November 2010

On race day Florence woke up to bitterly cold weather. Icy rain made everyone’s life difficult


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IAAF news

A sea of green: IAAF/SINOPEC World Half Marathon Championships

By Bob Ramsak
With its sprawling parks and tree-lined streets and boulevards, Nanning is known as China’s Green City.

Opinion

Looking back over 2500 years

By Paul Anastasi
Celebrations of the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon have ignored the astounding story of the first ever mass marathon, argues Paul Anastasi

Also in this issue …

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