Distance Running
2019 Edition 1

Published January 2019


SSQ Quebec City Marathon, Canada. Photo: Mathieu Bélanger


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


Diane Leather, 7 January 1933 – 5 September 2018

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

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Running is life; life is running

By Peter McLean

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Never underestimate…

AIMS T-shirt competition shows size of potential market

Also in this issue …

Race previews: Tokushima Marathon; Du Motion-Runners’ Days Dubrovnik (Dubrovnik Half Marathon); IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon; Wuxi Marathon; São Paulo Marathon; The Great Batumi Night Race; North Pole Marathon; Saipan Marathon; PKO Poznań Half Marathon

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