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Distance Running
2015 Edition 3

Published July 2015

On the cover…

SPAR Budapest Marathon: Runners passing the Chain Bridge on the Danube embankment

Contents

Running red

Running red

Milton Keynes Marathon, Mon 4 May 2015

Milton Keynes’ “redways” give runners the opportunity to enjoy undisturbed and varied runs beside the town’s lakes and through its parks at all times of the year


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Back on track in Bengaluru

Back on track in Bengaluru

Tata Consultancy Services World 10K Bengaluru, Sun 17 May 2015

Bengaluru seemed like the ideal place to start afresh: 10,000 metres through the heart of the city and past its iconic landmarks


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Powered by the Olympic rings

Powered by the Olympic rings

Nagano Marathon, Sun 19 April 2015

The course leads around the athletic facilities that had been used for the Nagano Winter Olympic Games, starting from the Big Hat, the M-Wave, the White Ring, and finally the Nagano Olympic Stadium that had been the the setting for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympic Games…


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Inspiration and integration

Inspiration and integration

CAF Caracas Maratón, Sun 26 April 2015

For many runners the Marathon provides a chance to visit parts of the city that they rarely see when training. It’s an urban tourism opportunity for many inhabitants of Caracas: a chance to rediscover their own city.


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Women run the city

Women run the city

Austrian Women’s Run, Sun 31 May 2015

They come year on year from all places to the Austrian Women’s Run and are of all ages and levels of ability. Running together every woman offers her personal best efforts and all contribute to making the event into an incomparable experience.


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Opinion

La dolce via

By Alessio Punzi
There are 20 AIMS members in Italy: as many as in marathon-mad Japan and more than any other country. What makes the Marathon so popular there? Alessio Punzi, former Communications Officer of the Rome Marathon, offers his insight

Running into history

Budapest Marathon

In 1984 a few Hungarian sports organisers dreamed of staging a people’s marathon in Budapest. Today, the last decade has been one of continuous growth. Hungarians came to appreciate the marathon and foreign runners have begun to discover quite how gorgeous a course Budapest offers.

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Also in this issue …

Race previews: Tartu City Marathon; Blackmores Sydney Running Festival (incl. Sydney Marathon); Taipei Marathon; Porto Marathon EDP; Buenos Aires Int’l Marathon

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