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Distance Running
2016 Edition 2

Published April 2016

Cover:

Kilimanjaro Marathon, Tanzania

Contents

Go do it on the mountain

Go do it on the mountain

Kilimanjaro Marathon, Sun 28 February 2016

Approaching the stadium I could hear the crowds cheering. I felt like I could keep running forever: a feeling of relief and happiness


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Runners’ high in an earthly low

Runners’ high in an earthly low

Tiberias Winner Marathon, Fri 8 January 2016

Over the years many runners from all over the world have run their best marathon times in the longest-running marathon in Israel


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A marathon in bloom

A marathon in bloom

Maratona do Funchal, Sun 31 January 2016

Take a trip to one of the most captivating cities of the world and run towards happiness


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Run in Spain – mainly on the plain

Run in Spain – mainly on the plain

Zurich Maratón de Sevilla, Sun 21 February 2016

Europe’s flattest marathon course passes through Seville’s most beautiful, emblematic and recognisable points of interest


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Seeing is believing

Seeing is believing

Taipei Standard Chartered Charity Marathon, Sun 24 January 2016

The race has established itself as a premium international Marathon and the most charitable in Chinese Taipei


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To the glory of Guadalajara

To the glory of Guadalajara

Medio Maratón Internacional Guadalajara, Sun 21 February 2016

The runners’ progression past Guadalajara’s emblematic places allows them to feel the inspiring aesthetic of a proud and hospitable city


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Opinion

Nothing new — and not out of Africa

By Hugh Jones

Running into history

An Arctic alternative

Rovaniemi is a busy summer town offering plenty to do. Crossing the Arctic Circle (66km to the north) is a must. You can also visit Santapark, Santa Claus’ Office, Ounasvaara, the Ranua Wildlife Park, the Arktikum Museum, the Pilke Science Centre and the Jutajaiset Folklore Festival. Or why not take a cruise on the Kemijoki or enjoy a smoke sauna in the Midnight Sun? The possibilities are endless. Welcome to Rovaniemi — enjoy your run and a new experience.

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Also in this issue …

Race previews: Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5k; JCP Swansea Half Marathon; Kaunas Marathon; Waterford Viking Marathon; Danang Int’l Marathon
Lives remembered: John Disley, 1928–2016 , Chet Sainsbury, 1942–2016

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