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Contents

Chosunilbo Chuncheon International Marathon Korea

News 5

AIMS WMRA

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IAU

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Looking ahead 9

Flat course and inclusive camaraderie IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon, India Many run for good causes in one of India’s most popular races

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Cocoon of peace

Saipan Marathon, Northern Mariana Islands The Marianas offer runners an opportunity to clear lungs and minds and to feel the sand between their toes

Feel nature’s presence

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Tokushima Marathon, Japan Comfortable course with hometown culture and udon noodles

Young, scenic, sophisticated

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Wuxi Marathon, China From old historical scenery to the new urban landscape, running in Wuxi is like running from the past to the present

Attractive running in São Paulo

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São Paulo Marathon, Brazil In one of the world’s most populous cities, a scenic and tranquil run North Pole Marathon, North Pole Is running at the North Pole the world’s coolest marathon?

PKO Poznan Half Marathon, Poland Poznan is easy to get to and even more welcoming once you’re there

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Lively port, lively race The Great Batumi Night Race, Georgia Rich culture, breathtaking landscapes and a nighttime finish

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Earthly paradise

45 Never underestimate… AIMS T-shirt competition shows size of potential market 55 Marathon greats: Hannes Kolehmainen Pioneering Finnish runner paved the way for Paavo Nurmi Book review: Running is life; life is running 57

Du Motion-Runners’ Days Dubrovnik (Dubrovnik Half Marathon), Croatia A “living museum” with the dynamic buzz of a modern city

Lives remembered: Diane Leather, 7 January 1933 – 5 September 2018 British all-rounder who broke women’s five-minute mile barrier

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Regulars Calendar

Articles 27

On ice

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Fast and friendly

Official listings for AIMS events

39 Partner highlight: My passion, your pride The story of 1000km told by its founder 41 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…:

World leading times The top times for men and women at Marathon, 66 Half Marathon and 10km

Race contact details AIMS member races with full contact details

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AIMS News

The best of times 2018 was a year of fast times, from a new world record in a women-only half marathon set by Ethiopia’s Netsanet Gudeta back in March to the sensational new men’s world record set by Eliud Kipchoge in the Berlin Marathon in September.

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EXECUTIVES

AIMS President Paco Borao (right) presided over a celebration of the best performances and achievements of the past year at the 6th AIMS Best Marathon Runner Awards Gala held in Athens during the evening of Friday 9 November.

PRESIDENT:

Paco Borao (Valencia)

borao@correcaminos.org PRESIDENT EMERITUS:

Hiroaki Chosa

H O N O R A R Y V I C E -P R ES I D E N T :

Carlos Moya

V I C E -P R ES I D E N T S :

Martha Morales (Tangamanga)

As the name indicates the awards were made exclusively for performances in the Marathon. Although the calendar year was bookended by many astonishingly fast times in the Dubai Marathon on 26 January and the Valencia Marathon (of which Paco Borao is race director) on 2 December, the period for which performances were considered for the awards ran from 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2018. The performances which clinched both men’s and women’s awards came right at the end of this period in the BMW Berlin Marathon on 16 September. Eliud Kipchoge smashed the men’s Marathon world record

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Hugh Jones

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Al Boka (Nanjing Luhe Zhuzhen) aimstreasurer@aol.com DIRECTORS:

Gary BE Boshoff

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Fernando Jamarne (Santiago)

with a time of 2:01:39. He bettered the previous world record by 78 seconds – the biggest single improvement in the men’s world record for more than 50 years.

Gladys Cherono defeated strong competition to win in a time of 2:18:11. This has remained the fastest women’s marathon time run in 2018 and places her fourth on the all-time list. Both Eliud Kipchoge and Gladys Cherono were acclaimed as the outstanding male and female candidates for the AIMS ‘Best Marathon Runner’ Awards based on these performances. Other awards made at the Gala were to races demonstrating best environmental practice (the Green Award) and strongest efforts towards social inclusion (the Social Award) as well as to an individual who has given outstanding service over an extended period to the sport of distance running (the Lifetime Achievement Award). The Gala is arranged in collaboration with SEGAS (the Hellenic Athletics Federation), Athens Marathon. The Authentic.’ and the Region of Attica, held under the kind sponsorship of the ‘Greek National Tourism Organisation’ and ‘Athens International Airport’ and has been held annually since 2013.

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Árpád Kocsis (Budapest) kocsisa@futanet.hu

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Martha Morales (Tangamanga) maratontangamanga@gmail.com

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Peter McLean (Press & Public Relations) peter@prexcellence.com

Horst Milde (AIMS Marathoneum, Berlin) horst-milde@t-online.de

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E N G L I S H -S P EA K I N G E U R O P E & AFRICA:

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23rd World Congress

Gladys Cherono Picture: Victah Sailer/PhotoRun

■ The 23rd World Congress of AIMS will be hosted by the Great Batumi Night Race in Georgia from 23–26 April 2020.

Dave Cundy

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I N T E R N AT I O N A L I N S T I T U T E F O R RACE MEDICINE:

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AIMS News

AIMS award winners honoured Lifetime Achievement Award AIMS jointly honoured two legends in the sport of distance running: Horst Milde, founder of the Berlin Marathon; and Hiroaki Chosa, former long-time President of AIMS, with the annual Lifetime Achievement Award. Both have dedicated their lives to distance running and helped to open up the sport for people to enjoy all around the world.

Social Award

Horst Milde

New race members Since the last edition of Distance Running was published the following new members have joined AIMS:

Picture: Victah Sailer/PhotoRun

(FRA) ■ Island Chill Suva Marathon

The 12th AIMS Marathon Symposium was held on 10 November 2018, with the theme: “General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Four major speakers addressed aspects of the Regulation and how it applies to race organisers in protecting the personal data of their runners, employees and contractors.

(FIJ) ■ Buriram Marathon (THA)

Dr. Lilian Mitrou said that the

principle behind the regulation (GDPR) is that privacy is a fundamental human right. In a world of ever-increasing cross referencing of data the purpose of the GDPR is to protect individual rights and ensure accountability of those seeking to use personal data through greater transparency and better processes. Kostas Giannopoulos explained the key three roles in the process: the Data Subject (about whom data is

■ Guiyang International

Marathon (CHN) ■ PolarNight Halfmarathon (NOR) ■ Maraton Varmex (MEX) ■ Yarche Tomsk International

Marathon (RUS)

New associates ■ Semi Marathon International

de la Ville de Sfax (TUN) ■ Maraton Cartago (CRC)

AIMS World Record Award The next edition of Distance Running will be published in April 2019. The advertising and editorial deadlines will be on 2 March.

The Green Award was made to the Swiss City Marathon held in Lucerne. The award recognises best environmental practice with candidates judged on the impact the race has had on promoting environmentally friendly practices in marathon events. Three-quarters of all CO2 emissions caused during the SwissCityMarathon originate from participants’ travel and to offset this a SwissRunners ticket, to the race and back from anywhere in Switzerland, is available free to participants. The fire hydrants in town are supplied with clean drinking water and these are used for the hydration points along the route.

AIMS Marathon Symposium on data protection

■ Gulf of Saint-Tropez Marathon

(Marathon du Golfe de Saint-Tropez)

The Social Award went to Belgrade Marathon in recognition of their work with runners living with disabilities and for other social initiatives in pursuit of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. Over the last four years the “Heroes of the Belgrade Marathon” programme has spotlighted dozens of people who overcame challenges to finish the Belgrade Marathon. The purpose of this initiative is to support and encourage those living with disabilities to participate equally in sporting events.

Green Award

Netsanet Gudeta, who set a ‘women’s only race’ Half Marathon world record of 1:06:11 at the IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships in Valencia on 24 March 2018, was presented with her AIMS World Record Award in Addis Ababa on 16 November by Haile Gebrselassie and Great Ethiopian Run race director Ermias Ayele.

collected); The Controller (who determines the use of data); and The Processor (who processes data on behalf of the controller). He then traced what is required for an organisation to manage data in accordance with the GDPR. Alejandra Silvestre suggested that any organisation communicating with over 3000 people should have a nominated Data Protection Officer (DPO). She outlined the factors that must be thought through when preparing a strategy for GDPR and its implementation. When dealing with people’s personal data information must be supplied in simple clear language rather than ‘legalese’. Andrea Basso, of the Generali Milano Marathon, said that an individual’s image is considered as personal data under GDPR legislation. This extends even to spectators at events who may be filmed. To cover this Milan Marathon displays signage to inform the public that they may be captured on film. Mr Basso stressed the importance of elite athlete agreements covering consent to use of their images. He also talked about the process of amateur runners giving consent and what measures to take when consent is not granted. AIMS thanks the Region of Attica, as co-organiser of the Symposium and the Greek National Tourism Organisation and Athens International Airport as official sponsors of the Symposium. Distance Running | 2019 Edition 1

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Rubric| 24 heading Looking ahead February 2019 line thereof IDBI Federal Life Second Insurance New Delhi Marathon, India

Flat course and inclusive camaraderie Many run for good causes in one of India’s most popular races The IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon, held on the last Sunday of February, is one of the most popular in India. The marathon incorporates the National Marathon Championships and is a qualifier for international events. With cool, pleasant February weather, a flat course and great camaraderie the marathon is eagerly awaited by thousands of runners in the nation’s capital, many of whom target it to set personal best times. Runners also look forward to running the marathon’s special route which starts off at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and winds its way past historic landmarks like India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan and Rajpath. In the 3rd edition held in 2018 over 15,000 enthusiastic runners were flagged off at the starting line by cricketing legend and brand ambassador Sachin Tendulkar. Of these 1500 runners attempted the marathon, 5500 participated the half marathon and 4000 entered the timed 10km run while another 4000 enjoyed the 5K Swacch Bharat Run. This included a total of 65 elite Indian athletes, headlined by Rio Olympians Nitendra Singh Rawat and Gopi T in the men’s category, and national-level marathoners, Monika Athare and Jyoti Gawate in the women’s category. Organised by NEB Sports, the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New

Delhi Marathon is an ‘inclusive’ event. Indian blade runner Major D.P. Singh, skateboard half-marathoner Guddu Panwar and over 25 wheelchair participants and para-athletes participated in last year’s edition. Runners participating in the marathon gave back to the community by supporting the official NGO partner – ‘Diksha’, a non-profit school established to provide free and quality education to children from low-income families. Around 50 kids from Diksha also ran the the 5K Swacch Bharat Run. Another team of kids who participated and inspired fellow runners were from the Sneha Charitable Trust. These kids are attempting to fight their HIV genes by running and proving to the world that with the right determination everyone can run and stay fit.

Picture: Setu Anand

The race tried to observe ‘zero food wastage’ by bringing in the Robin Hood Army, a volunteer-based organisation, to transfer surplus food from the Marathon to the needy. The organisers also teamed up with the ‘Delhi Commission for Women’ who ran to promote ‘Strict Punishment for Child Rapists’. Over 700 volunteers were deployed to help runners along the route. Two hundred doctors attended to ensure an incident-free race along with over 300 policemen and 500+ support staff. Twelve ambulances were on emergency standby and there were aid stations located at every kilometre along the course to provide runners with water and energy drinks. All runners were offered a nutritious post-race breakfast at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The 4th edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon will be on 24 February 2019. n newdelhimarathon.com Distance Running | 2019 Edition 1

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Looking ahead | 9 March 2019 Saipan Marathon, Northern Mariana Islands

Cocoon of peace “Seven shades of blue” is how the ocean waters of Saipan are sometimes described – and that’s just part of the stunning vistas of land, sea, and sky awaiting visitors to this Western Pacific isle.

An eclectic mix of over 20 ethnicities from around the world make their home on this 21-kilometre long island, adding their unique cultures to the strength of a small community that embraces diversity.

Along the western lagoon shoreline and through the quiet roadways of the northern part of the island clean ocean air sweeps in and historical and cultural sites dot the course. The Saipan Marathon offers runners the opportunity to clear both lungs and minds.

Savour the crunch of a deep-fried empanada, a culinary holdover from the Spanish colonisation of the islands that is best infused with the potent island hot pepper “donni sali.”

Through the centuries both the stunning natural scenery and the warm-hearted people of the Marianas have survived and triumphed over adversity, including Super Typhoon Yutu, the strongest storm on Earth during 2018. Against this historic backdrop the Saipan Marathon offers runners the chance to discover new wellsprings of strength as they push to reach personal goals while enjoying the unique charms of this tropical island.

Pass relics from the colonial past along the marathon course including a pre-WWII church bell tower, Japanese defensive bunkers dotted along the shoreline, two military tanks sitting immobile far out in the lagoon and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cathedral. Jog past a pre-historic latte stone, a limestone monolith of the indigenous Chamorro people who have retained their culture in these islands through the centuries. Watch the whirling dance of the Carolinian people who found a new home in The Marianas in the 1800s when their own tiny atolls were devastated by typhoons. Kick back and feel the sand between your toes at the awards dinner on the beach where an uninterrupted ocean horizon and a vibrant sunset painted across the sky create a cocoon of peace in an often hectic world. Runners looking to refresh their minds and spirits are invited to experience the quiet, unspoiled nature of this intriguing and welcoming but resilient island community. The island is conveniently served by direct or one-stop flights from Korea, China, Hong Kong, Japan and other nearby destinations. n mymarianas.com

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Looking ahead | 17 March 2019 Tokushima Marathon, Japan

The Yoshino River, one of the three biggest in Japan, flows through the city of Tokushima and helps to sculpt the Marathon course. The course runs easily along the banks of the river, setting out a comfortable and convenient route. One of the reasons for the race’s popularity is that nature makes its presence felt close to the shore every year: yellow rape blossoms flow in the wind; the symbol of Tokushima city, Bizan, can be seen from everywhere along the course. A unique aspect of the race is the chance to see authentic Awa Odori dancing. Various “Awa Odori Groups” showcase the dance with cheering to the sounds of drums, shamisen and whistle. At the aid stations along the

Feel nature’s presence course the rich hometown culture is also in evidence with the warm udon served gaining great popularity among runners. The race begins at 09.00 with a second wave being set off at 09.10. Runners are given a generous seven-hour time limit in which to complete the course which starts out from the

Tokushima Prefectural Government Offices and crosses over the Yoshinogawa Ohashi Bridge. Runners then proceed along the Yoshinogawa North Shore before passing back over the Shijo Ohashi Bridge and along the South Shore before finishing in the Tokushima Athletics Stadium. n www.tokushima-marathon.jp

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Looking ahead | 24 March 2019 Wuxi Marathon, China Five years has passed since the first edition of Wuxi Marathon in 2014. Since then it has become one of the most praised and influential marathons in China for its picturesque course and professional race service. Wuxi Marathon is still young, but it is already specialised and sophisticated in its organisation. For anyone running the Wuxi Marathon the most impressive memory would likely be the typical Jiangnan (south of the Yangtze River) scenic spots in the first half of the race. The mists of Turtle Head Island are rising and during early spring the oriental cherry is in full bloom alongside the Light of Lihu Lake and in Lihu Central Park. The course offers a feeling of “Running in Pictures” with the beautiful scenery perhaps helping participants to slow down and better control their pace. After enjoying Wuxi’s best spring scenery the second half of the course encourages participants to enjoy the feeling of running. From 22km the course becomes a “marathon highway”. Through the newer part of the city wide, smooth roads and frequent refreshment points help participants to increase their efforts without worrying about road conditions underfoot or nourishment and hydration.

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The “first focused, then broadening” course is a design which has proved Wuxi to be a “fast marathon” and many runners come to try to break their pb here. From old historical scenery to the new urban landscape, running in Wuxi is like running from the past to the present. The course is able to deliver the most special and unforgettable marathon experiences to every participant. The organisers of Wuxi Marathon are marathon runners themselves so they understand what race services participants need and show their respect through their professional race attitude. After 5km refreshment points are set up regularly along the course. Water and fruit are handed out with enough distance between the tables. In the second half of the race traditional Jiangnan snacks, high in carbohydrate and sugar, are offered to help participants avoid “hitting the wall”. The wide roads ensure

From old historical scenery to the new urban landscape, running in Wuxi is like running from the past to the present that runners’ rhythms are not disturbed due to sharp turns or congestion. All these race designs make for a far better race experience and joyful running in the Wuxi Marathon. For many runners a marathon is a journey and the Wuxi Marathon is really a nice destination. “Taihu Pearl” Wuxi is an evocation of the southern city: rain in Jiangnan; grey mists in the green spring; walking barefoot on flagstone paths; touching the emerald moss; and absorbing the romance of traditional

Chinese Jiangnan. Visitors can also enjoy the adventure of exploring the unique Wuxi cuisine. Wuxi’s developed economy supports many international airlines connecting to different countries and the high-speed rail link from Shanghai to Wuxi takes only 44 minutes. From wherever you are it’s easy to get to Wuxi and the city is well prepared to embrace runners coming from all over the world. n www.wuximarathon.com

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Looking ahead | 7 April 2019 São Paulo Marathon, Brazil Picture: Eduardo Frazao/Framephoto

Attractive running in São Paulo In one of the world’s most populous cities, a scenic and tranquil run

The São Paulo Marathon, besides achieving the gold standard of the Brazilian federation CBAt and becoming the first IAAF bronze label race in Brazil, in 2019 celebrates its 25th anniversary. The common start and finish of all events is in front of Ibirapuera Park. Organised by Yescom, it is among those races participating in the “World Marathon Majors Age Group” classification, which began at the 2018 Berlin Marathon and ends with the 2020 London Marathon. On the technical side the marathon course has been made ‘faster’ by reducing curves and turns. There is a race Expo which has stands offering products and services as well as a lecture programme on 5–6 April. Registration is still open; for details see: www.maratonadesaopaulo.com.br. The event is appealing both to experienced athletes seeking fast times and to amateurs as it offers a choice of distances. In addition to the Marathon there is a half marathon and a 5km. Whether striving to top the podium or just enjoying the atmosphere of an international event, the Marathon is a great option. The race offers on-course medical support, hydration and refreshment to all officially registered runners. São Paulo boasts many attractions outside the competition itself for those combining the race with time away. There are many museums,

Picture: Segio Shibuya

markets, theatres, bookstores and parks, as well as nightlife and gastronomy of international quality. Visitors have every possibility to enjoy all the best things that one of the world’s largest and most populous cities can offer. Despite its nature as a working city there is no shortage of reasons to seek out its tourist attractions. The venue of the start and finish, Ibirapuera Park, is one of the highlights of the city. It is a huge green area, set amid imposing avenues. There are opportunities to run, pedal, skateboard, play ball, walk with the dog or just lie on the grass. The fauna and flora guarantee a tranquil scene: there are more than 160 species of animals in addition to trees typical of Brazil. Spending a week in São Paulo allows visitors time to go to the nearest beaches. Santos and Guarujá, both about 120km away are scenically beautiful and they have the infrastructure to receive both domestic and international tourists.

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Looking ahead | 9 April 2019 North Pole Marathon, North Pole

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Is running at the North Pole the world’s coolest marathon?

With –40ºC temperatures, armed guards to keep polar bears away from runners and running on top of the frozen Arctic Ocean the FWD North Pole Marathon is something entirely different. Entrants must endure extreme cold and have the nerve to run on ice floes with only 2–3m separating them from 4000m of Arctic Ocean. You might think there would be few takers but the race reaches capacity every year. It appeals to people of all shapes and sizes, abilities, ages, and nationalities. Richard Donovan, an Irish ultra runner and former economist who established the event in 2002, claims that “anyone who can comfortably complete a marathon on the road can do it at the North Pole, it’s just that they won’t be setting a personal best. The underfoot terrain is very trying. Every step is energy sapping, like running on sand. Then there’s the cold; that really slows you down.”

to flatten a runway on the sea ice. Finally they build a temporary ice camp of tents. This is all done following the spring equinox when the North Pole shifts from constant darkness to six months of constant daylight. The sun doesn’t set at all – it just circles the sky. Donovan jokes that the race cut-off is before it gets dark. The North Pole camp is then used by scientists and other adventurers over a two-week duration before the ice becomes unstable, breaks up, and the North Pole season is over. To run the race marathon participants must first get to the Norwegian archipelago of

The oldest competitor in the 16 editions of the race has been 78-year-old Michel Ribet of France. There have been three blind runners among the 552 people from 55 countries who have successfully completed the race (535 in the marathon and 17 in the half marathon). The success rate is close to 100%. Race logistics do not involve traffic management. Instead, Russian paratroopers set up a camp by first locating an ice floe of a certain maturity that’s robust enough for a plane to land. Then they fly over the over the North Pole on an Ilyushin cargo plane to airdrop personnel and a tractor

Svalbard (direct flights to Oslo). Following briefings and gear checks, it is a two-anda-half hour flight in an Antonov jet to the ice camp for a 48-hour stay in which, apart from running the marathon, participants are flown by helicopter to the exact North Pole (90 Degrees North Pole). The race field is determined by the airplane capacity, which, using two flights, means about 50–60 runners. “The course is floating around on the ocean”, says Donovan, “so when people look at their GPS they see the entire route has moved during the race”. For safety the course is typically eight laps of a meandering loop. Runners need layers of light clothing: a base layer, fleece and wind jacket along with balaclava, goggles, mittens and trail shoes. The layers are effective for warmth but light enough for the exertions of a marathon. Conditions and times vary widely. The men’s record of 3:36:10 was set by Thomas Maguire (IRL) in 2007. The women’s record of 4:52:45 was set by Anne-Marie Flammersfeld (GER) in 2014. Paul Grealish (IRL) has run six North Pole Marathons – the most by any one person. Those completing the North Pole Marathon are eligible to join the exclusive Marathon Grand Slam Club by finishing a marathon on each of the seven continents and at the North Pole. It’s a race truly deserving of its tagline ‘the World’s Coolest Marathon’. n www.npmarathon.com

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Looking ahead | 14 April 2019 PKO Poznan Half Marathon, Poland

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Poznan is easy to get to and even more welcoming once you’re there

Poznan Half Marathon is one of the largest running events in Poland and attracts over 10,000 competitors. Runners come from within Poland and from many other countries all over the world. Poznan is the fifth largest city in Poland and located in the western part of the country about 260km from Berlin. Transport is easy by road or by air. In 2019 12,000 runners are expected to take part in this high-level run and to experience the best race atmosphere in Poland created by supporters lining the entire route. Each runner receives a carefully-prepared medal and T-shirt in an attractive starting package. This year’s course is extremely fast and favourable for breaking records. The roads are flat and with long straights even though the course runs through the city centre. The pleasant scenery makes it possible for runners to feel as if they are tourists: the course goes through the old town and several charming parks as well as offering a view of the City stadium and going past Malta Lake where many international rowing and kayaking events take place. Along the whole length of the route runners are supported by special bands, drummers, fans bearing banners or banging pots with spoons

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– it is a city event that all residents live for. The organisers’ office and all of the infrastructure for the start and finish is located at the Poznan International Fair in the heart of Poznan close to the railway station, bus station and even the airport, which allows easy access both for city residents and visitors. Every runner can take a shower and have a massage after the run (massages are also available on the route) then drink a free beer from the Fortuna Brewery or take tea. Both on the route and at the finish line isotonic drinks, water, bananas, chocolate and sugar are available and receiving the warming cheers of volunteers is compulsory.

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Looking ahead | 20 April 2019 The Great Batumi Night Race, Georgia

Lively port, lively race Rich culture, breathtaking landscapes and a night-time finish In November 2016 two gentlemen met in Tbilisi, Georgia. Niko Sheklashvili, General Manager of the Colosseum Marina Hotel, and Peter Gottwald, freelance race director and organiser. Both had the same idea: they wanted to put on a race in Batumi. As simple as that the Great Batumi Night Race was founded. Batumi is a beautifully situated city on the Black Sea, a lively port with approximately 160,000 citizens in the Georgian region of Adjara. The impressive massifs of the Caucasus rise up directly behind the city. After the meeting in Tbilisi intensive planning and organising culminated in the first edition being held on 21 April 2018. More than 600 runners started the half marathon and the 10km race. It was a terrific premiere and reward for 17 months of hard work. The runners start in the evening at 19.30 and run into the sunset: a perfect route with the beautiful palm-lined main street, through the cosy old town, past the harbour and along the esplanade directly beside the Black Sea beach. The course is not only attractive but also extremely flat. The first three runners finished in 65 minutes and within 30 seconds of each other. An increasing flow of runners crossed the spectacularly illuminated finish line. Finishing after nightfall makes this race unique because Batumi unfolds its appeal and great attractiveness most especially at night. Beside the race in Tbilisi the Great Batumi Night Race is the second AIMS member event in Georgia. The race contributes to running as a health-orientated sport for all as well as to elite competition. It also has a strong charity dimension.

The main sponsor and the host of this event is the hotel Colosseum Marina â&#x20AC;&#x201C; one of the leading hotels in Batumi. The team, the sponsors, other dedicated employees and approximately 100 volunteers deliver the event with great commitment and deserve high praise.

In 2019 the race will take place on Saturday 20 April. The team will come up with some innovations to give runners another unforgettable experience. Looking further ahead the organisers are proud that AIMS has shown confidence in the event and venue by voting to hold their 23rd World Congress in Batumi in April 2020. The Great Batumi Night Race is a great sporting event but it also offers the opportunity for runners and guests to get to know a very special and wonderful country. Georgia, with its rich culture, ancient traditions, hospitable people, breathtaking landscapes and wonderful cuisine, is one of the ancient countries and is fast becoming one of the most popular touristic destinations anywhere in the world. The organisers are looking forward to welcoming runners from all over the world for an excellent race in 2019. n batumi-marathon.com Distance Running | 2019 Edition 1

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Looking ahead | 27 April 2019 Du Motion-Runners’ Days Dubrovnik (Dubrovnik Half Marathon), Croatia

Earthly paradise A “living museum” with the dynamic buzz of a modern city

Dubrovnik rests in the southernmost part of Croatia and is one of the most attractive destinations anywhere in the Mediterranean. The city walls stretch 2km around the Old Town enclosing numerous fortresses, towers, palaces, museums, churches and monuments which set the stage for many cultural events. The Old Town is a popular cultural destination and feels a bit like a living museum but you will find that it also has its own vibrant present and the dynamics of a modern European city. Magical landscapes, pristinely-preserved nature and magnificent islands nearby confirm George Bernard Shaw’s advice that “Those who seek Earthly paradise should come and see Dubrovnik.” Dubrovnik has become increasingly well-known as an active holiday destination, thanks largely to Du Motion – Runners’ Days Dubrovnik, a fully-fledged international multi-day sports and recreational event. It offers as many as four races: the now globally popular Dubrovnik Half Marathon, a 5K charity race, the extraordinarily

attractive Run The Wall race along the medieval city walls and the Kids’ Day race for children. There are accompanying attractions such as the Du Motion Expo – the gathering place for runners and exhibitors – and Du Motion Chat – a series of talks by prominent commentators from the running world. Du Motion very quickly placed itself among the most successful and best organised running events in the region and was awarded five stars for quality and safety by the European Athletics Association. Excellent atmosphere, plentiful volunteers and interesting panoramic routes that explore the Old City and Dubrovnik’s coast are the main highlights of this boutique running festival. The start and finish of all four races is on the famous Stradun, a beloved city promenade in the heart of Old Town, well known as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Runners’ goody bags contain a variety of items whose worth exceeds the registration fee and include numerous tourist and entertainment extras such as free entry to the Dubrovnik walls, museums, excursions and other discounts and surprises. This helps to ensure that runners have a wonderful time in the city and explore its many beauties. Runners from 55 countries and of all age groups come to run in Du Motion’s races, many of them returning to Dubrovnik year after year. This is why it proudly carries the title of the most international race in Croatia. Du Motion turns 5 in 2019 and invites all runners to join the celebration on 27–28 April. It’s a runners’ party you really shouldn’t miss. n www.du-motion.com Distance Running | 2019 Edition 1

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The story of 1000km Medals told by its founder Can you remember your first ever road race? My first event not only changed my life but eventually also changed the shape of the worldwide market in running medals. I immigrated to South Africa from the UK to set up an engineering business, which did well. We entered a team for an inaugural company relay. Those of you who have participated in such an event will know that these things are often more of a party than a foot race but I still remember suffering as I limped through the 11.3kms allotted to me. Next was the Johannesburg Marathon – just three months later. I should have realised that sane people do not run marathons so soon after their first steps. But it was the first of nearly 700 marathons I have completed. During the 1980s only big events handed out medals. Having run my heart out for four hours I expected to receive something better than a cheap and nasty piece of metal. I decided that I should get involved in making medals so that it would be possible for runners to receive something rather more substantial and commensurate with the effort of running a marathon. Thousands of runners attended races every week during their build up to the Comrades Marathon and clocked up hundreds of racing miles. In 1990 I founded the “1000km Challenge” to reward athletes for their dedication and commitment to participate in races totalling an aggregate of more than 1000km each year: 1000km Promotions was born. The acid test for the medals that we supplied was whether I would be happy receiving such a medal when completing the event myself. This became the bar set for all medals that we produce until this day.

Because the South African market was limited we needed to expand internationally. I approached events such as the london, Berlin and Vienna City Marathons. We teamed up with Metal Badge in Pretoria who today own 1000km. At that time Alan Storey, a world-renowned coach and General Manager of the london Marathon, had been offered any medal from his existing supplier provided it was round, two inches (5cm) in diameter, flat and goldlooking. I offered something completely different with an oblong, modelled antique bronze medal which generated a “wow” factor among runners – something which we have tried to achieve ever since. Since those early days I have always kept one eye on what our competition are doing while looking out for new ideas to keep us at the forefront of technology. We have innovated many manufacturing processes including modelled and cutout medals with unique ribbon fitting systems. More recently, two- and three-tone medals which can now be produced in virtually any colour. With as many as 23 manufacturing steps involved a workforce of around 150 is employed at our South African factory near Pretoria. From 1990-2010 I set myself the challenge of completing 50,000km in official road races – an average of 50km a week for 20 years. Whilst continuing to develop new medals I focused on charity work and raised over 500,000 rand through events such as a “Back-to-Back Comrades” in 1999, the “Cancer Chain of Hope” in 2000 and the london Marathon “1000 miles in 1000 hours” challenge in 2003 at which AIMS Secretary Hugh Jones

was one of the enforcers making sure everything was done by the book. In business Makis Asimakopoulos, of Athens Marathon – The Authentic, and I developed a special medal for the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon of which tens of thousands were sold for charity. Production often begins with a simple idea and I use my 30 years of experience to interpret and develop it into a workable design. Another example of this is the finishers’ medal modelled from a sculpture by leonardo lustig for the Midnight Sun Marathon. In 2008 I broke my ankle during a short training run in the UK. After running marathons twice every weekend for 20 years I suddenly realised with horror that I had run through my middle age and had become an old man. Ten years have elapsed since that fateful run. I have had half a dozen medical interventions and a bout with cancer – but I am back on the road. My desire to assist marathon organisers to procure the best medals available is undimmed, and also to notch up many more marathons myself. The next Comrades Marathon, which would be my 25th, is on 9 June 2019 – which is also my 73rd birthday; no surprise where I will be on that date. People ask why at 72 years of age I am still actively involved in medal production. My answer is that it is simply an extension of the passion that I have for my running. I hope that when you source your medals from us you will feel something of that pride. n www.1000km.co.za Distance Running | 2019 Edition 1

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Marathon movers Richard Donovan Have you run a marathon at the North Pole? South Pole too? How about one on every continent? In the same week? Twice? Richard Donovan’s done it all…

To the ends of the Earth Richard Donovan came up with the idea of holding a Marathon at the North Pole. Putting it into practice was a different story – but even that was only the beginning. Just getting people up there and then to run on the surface ice of the Arctic Ocean, was a first. The logistics were formidable: Russian paratroopers had to be landed; then tractors airdropped and a temporary runway built; then a specialist aircraft landed; then tents erected in the world’s most lonely outpost. But that was all done, the race was run in April 2002, and it became an annual event. Donovan moved on: he became the first runner to complete a marathon at both the North and South Poles. A decade later he completed seven marathon distances on seven continents in

seven days. Having done it once he saw a chance to improve his own record: in 2012 he completed the challenge in 4 days, 22 hours, and 3 minutes. That’s from the first step to the last including 43,540km in the air. He snatched some vestiges of sleep on economy flights and carried one bag the entire way. He started at the Russian Novo base in Antarctica, went north to Cape Town, crossed the South Atlantic to Sao Paulo, went further north to Orlando, then east to London before continuing on to Hong Kong and south to Sydney. At one point he wasn’t even able to keep down water, settling for a beer in Sydney as a last-gasp source of carbohydrates. Again, the achievement was not just physical – it was also a logistical triumph. The more complicated the challenge the more Donovan relishes it. He brings a wealth of experience to any venture, fastidious attention to detail, raw performance and an ability to rapidly adapt when plans can’t run. The philosophy underlining his events is: don’t ask anyone to do what you have not done yourself. Have others follow with the benefit of your own direct experience.

For Donovan extreme running is also a meditation; a journey across the mind during which we meet the mental barriers we have placed for ourselves – and overcome them. Those barriers are often born from a lack of confidence. “As the distances lengthen you find that women are just as good as men and older men often beat men in their twenties,” he says. “Perseverance, managing physical and mental resources, pacing yourself: the older you get the better you get at all of that.” He views today’s digitally-enclosed lifestyle as no longer offering transformative experiences. People want a real adventure and his races provide that in often starkly beautiful arenas. The Volcano Marathon takes place under an almost touchable Milky Way in the Atacama Desert. It is the highest desert marathon in the Continued on page 43

So it was not surprising that he turned his own personal accomplishment into the epic World Marathon Challenge, or 7/7/7: The rules are simply to travel to all seven continents within 168 hours and run the marathon distance on each of them during that period. He has a 100% success rate in making that happen for participants.

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world. He organises the only official marathon inside the Antarctic Circle, the Antarctic Ice Marathon & 100km (the southernmost marathon and ultra-marathon). He believes his events are for everybody willing to do the right training and encourages people to participate. The resulting experience usually defies everyone’s expectations. His races, inherently expensive and limited in the number of participants that can be accepted, have attained a kind of cult status. It’s not just for the running but for the sense of exploration. He brings people to a place where time doesn’t exist, and what people achieve there is never quite the same for everyone. Competitors come from all kinds of backgrounds and their reasons for competing vary. “You don’t have to be an expert, and the right time to do anything will never arrive on its own.” He has run the Sahara Desert, Mount Everest and the Inca Trail, and an epic endurance run in the Amazon jungle. Donovan’s recent achievements include three transcontinental runs: San Francisco to New York (2015), Istanbul to Rotterdam (2016), and Buenos Aires across the Andes (2017). Life looks different when viewed at running pace rather than out of a car window: “Seeing such a vast

country unfold on foot you notice everything, the way everything changes,” he says. Donovan has served the sport in other ways. He organised the 2011 Trail World Championships in Connemara (IRL) for which both he and his two-time Olympian brother Paul received an

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AIMS News Fred Lebow, founder of the New York City Marathon and one of the founding fathers of AIMS, famously advised: “never underestimate the power of a T-Shirt’ – but going by the size of today’s race TShirt market, he may have done so himself. Fred was remarking on the psychological power of a T-Shirt to bind people to a cause or a specific purpose rather than the economic power to be won by success in manufacturing and marketing to millions of runners all over the world – but from one flows the other. At the inaugural World’s Best T-Shirt & Medal Competition, held at the 22nd AIMS World Congress in Tallinn on 8 September 2018, it was revealed that purchasing costs to AIMS members every year amount to US $27 million for T-Shirts and US $12 million for medals.

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Wholesale prices to race organisers ranged widely but on average were $6 per T-Shirt and $2.5 per medal. T-Shirt costs ranged from $2– $10 and for medals $1 to a whopping $30. The competition met with enthusiastic support and will be a permanent part of the AIMS Congress programme in the future. 116 AIMS members submitted T-Shirts and 143 submitted medals with entrants from nearly every country in AIMS membership throughout the six continents. Most were submitted in person at Congress but about 20% came as postal entries. This keen interest to participate seemed to point to the pride members placed in their products. T-Shirt winners: 1. Poznan (POL) 2. Ottawa (CAN) 3. Valencia (ESP) Commended: Kazan (RUS), Belgrade (SRB), Nagoya (JPN), Midnight Sun (NOR), Lanzhou (CHN) Medal winners: 1. Marine Corps (USA) 2. Ravenna (ITA) 3. Wuxi (CHN) Commended: Run for Women (RSA), Aguascalientes (MEX), Kobe (JPN), 3-Country (AUT), Two Oceans (RSA).

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Leila, Liina and Lily Luik, the triplets who represented Estonia in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Marathon, modelled the T-Shirts and medals. Of particular interest among the items submitted were medals individually hand-made by local artisans using local materials for the Ravenna Marathon “Citta del’Arte”. The Hans Christian Andersen Marathon gave out medals in successive years which assembled into a 5piece jigsaw. Tiffany necklaces were given to Nagoya Women’s Marathon participants. Munich, with its ‘City of Heart’ motto provides heart-shaped medals. Very often varied and

inventive use of materials, colours and designs for ribbons enhanced the presentation of the medals themselves. In place of a T-Shirt – of limited use in sub-zero temperatures – the Siberia Ice Half Marathon provides a fur hat and mittens while Maui Oceanfront Marathon prefers to offer a traditional skirt-like garment as better suited to tropical conditions. Valencia Marathon’s T-Shirt, once wet with moisture (sweat or rain) only then reveals a map of the course. In India the Satara Hills Half Marathon distributes a Marvel Comics running cape in lieu of a T-Shirt. Designs for both Marathon T-Shirts and medals generally employ motifs which reflect the city, and particularly local historic landmarks. Some races keep the same design for continuity but others make a point of changing every year; some always incorporate their national flags or colours but others use more international or abstracted designs.

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Generali Berlin Half Marathon GER H 74 ČSOB Bratislava Marathon 20

SVK M,H,R

UNIQA Asigurari Bucharest 10K ROU R 84 Daegu Int’l Marathon 78

KOR M

Dogi’s Half Marathon 77

ITA H

HAJ Hannover Marathon 22+23

GER M,H,R

Vodafone İstanbul Half Marathon 19

TUR H

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Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon UKR H,R 86 Movistar Medio Maratón de Madrid 84

ESP H

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15 Half Marathon 17 Athens GRE H,R 77 Marathon & Half 17 Antarctica ATA M,H 71 Logicom Cyprus Marathon 17 CYP M,H,R 74 ONICO Gdynia Half Marathon 17 POL H 80 Lisbon Half Marathon 17 EDP POR H 18 Seoul Marathon 17 KOR M 78 Tokushima Marathon 17 See race preview on page 17 78

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Mangyongdae Prize Int’l Marathon 74

PRK M,H,R

7 7 7 7 7 7

Generali Milano Marathon

7 9

Vienna City Marathon

77

ITA M

Rio City Half Marathon 20

BRA H

Maratona di Roma 78

ITA M

NN Marathon Rotterdam 80

NED M

Santiago Marathon 20

CHI M

São Paulo Marathon See race preview on page 25 BRA M,R

18 71

AUT M,H,R

North Pole Marathon See race preview on page 27 NPO M Course not measurable to AIMS standards

80

12 JOR U,H,R Limassol Marathon GSO 24 24 OPAP CYP M,H,R 74 13–14 Australian Running Festival Sad Half Marathon presented by TCS 24 Novi SRB H 70 AUS M,H,R,U 71 Chartered Stanley 24 Standard Pardubice Wine Half Marathon 13 CZE H Marathon 28 LG Dead Sea Ultra Marathon

74

FLK M

24 See race preview on page 21 Wuxi Marathon

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Int’l Half Marathon 24 Gyeonggi KOR H 78 Int’l Half Marathon 31 Incheon KOR H 78 Sahara Marathon 27 ALG M 71 16a Treviso Marathon 31 ITA M 78 tbc Kaohsiung Int’l Marathon TPE M 74 Gulf of St Tropez Marathon 31 FRA M,H 18 tbc Ohme-Hochi 30km Road Race & 10km 14th PZU Warsaw Half Marathon 31 POL H JPN R 78 80 predicted date

February 2019

74

Jerusalem Marathon, Half & 10k ISR M,H,R 16

CHN M,H,R

Course not measurable to AIMS standards

78

April 2019

Sihanoukville Int’l Half Marathon

TPE M,R

24

78

80

Course not measurable to AIMS standards

Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon SEY M

86

Saipan Marathon Zurich Marató de Barcelona

Cancun MEX H,R

predicted date

84

tbc PolarNight Halfmarathon NOR H,R

See race preview on page 9 IND M,H

86 84

TAN M

TPE M,H,R

78

86

UAE R

tbc Medio Maraton de la Mujer

Kilimanjaro Marathon

USA M,H,R

9

Int’l

Runatolia Marathon (Half + 10km)

Guadalajara Electrolit Mumbai Marathon 24 21k 20 Tata Presentado por Granvita IND M 77 MEX H 80 de Sao Sebastiao 20 Corrida Maritzburg City Marathon BRA R 71 24 RSA M,H,R 84 Marato Int’l Vila de Santa 22 Mitja Napoli City Half Marathon Pola 24 ITA H JPN M 78 ESP H 84 Taipei City Wan Jin Shi 17 New Federal Life Insurance New Gran Canaria 24 IDBI 27 Cajasiete Marathon Delhi Marathon Marathon ESP M,H

tbc Abu Dhabi “Yes I Can” 10km

March 2019 78

JPN H

Neujahrsmarathon Zürich SUI M,H,R

Kagawa Marugame Int’l Half Marathon

Key M Marathon H Half Marathon R Road Race U Ultradistance

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Calendar Continued from page 47 Marathon Alexander the 14 Int’l Great GRE M,R

77

Belgrade Marathon 14 32nd SRB M 84 34th Telekom Vivicittá Spring 14 Half Marathon HUN H,R

30

Marathon 28 Padova ITA M Marathon 28 Zürich SUI M

74

PKO Poznań Half Marathon 14 12th See race preview on page 29 POL H

Marathon 14 Rhodes GRE M,R Vancouver Sun Run 14 The Presented by Ford CAN R

80 77

71

Warsaw Marathon 14 ORLEN POL M,R 80 Taishin Women Run Taipei 14 TPE H,R 74 B.A.A. Boston Marathon 15 USA M 86 The Great Batumi Night Race 20 See race preview on page 31 GEO H

74

International Half 20 Dushanbe Marathon TJK H

84

Mutual Two Oceans 20 Old Marathon RSA U

21 MAR M,H,R 80 Almaty Marathon 21 KAZ M,H,R 78 Marathon 21 Crete GRE M,R 28 Nagano Marathon 21 JPN M 78 Fjordkraft Bergen City Marathon 27 NOR M,H,R 80 27–28 Du Motion-Runners’ Days

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Antwerp Marathon 28 AG BEL M 71 Big Sur Int’l Marathon 28 USA M,H 86 Borneo Marathon 28 MAS M,H,R 78 Cracovia Marathon 28 POL M 37 METRO Marathon Düsseldorf 28 GER M 34+35 Gifu Half Marathon 28 JPN H 36 Haspa Marathon Hamburg 28 GER M 77 Rock ’n’ Roll Madrid 28 EDP Maratón & 1/2 32

ARG M,H,R

71

26 AUT R 43 Scotiabank Calgary Marathon 26 CAN M 71 Thunder Dragon Marathon 26 BHU M,H 71 iWelt Marathon Wuerzburg 26 GER M 77 Course not measurable to AIMS standards

AUS M,H,R

Corpore 71

BRA H

MAR R

tbc Dalian Int’l Marathon

5

tbc Erzurum Half Marathon

CHN M

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

5 5 5

TUR H

37

GBR M

FRA R

84

tbc Rosa Run Half Marathon 777

80

tbc Yellow River Estuary Int’l

Lisbon Eco Marathon POR M,H,R Course not measurable to AIMS standards

RUS H,R

CHN M,H,R

Volkswagen Prague Marathon CZE M 74

June 2019

Wizz Air Skopje Marathon

1 2 2 2 2 2 2

MKD M,H,R

36

Toronto Marathon 71

CAN M

Trieste Running Festival 78

ITA H

11–12 Harmony Genève Marathon for Unicef 84

SUI M,H,R

Luka Half Marathon 12 Banja BIH H Bucharest Half 12 Volkswagen Marathon

71

84

Gaborone Marathon 12 Diacore BOT M,H,R 71 Half Marathon 18 Göteborgsvarvet SWE H 84 The Great Wall Marathon 18 CHN M 71 Helsinki City Marathon 18 FIN M,H,R 37 Okpekpe Int’l 10km Road Race 18 NGR R 80 Three Hearts Marathon 18 SLO M,H,R 40 Int’l Asunción Half Marathon 19 PAR H 40 TCS World 10K Bengaluru 19 IND R 77 Copenhagen Marathon 19 Telenor DEN M 38 Leiden Marathon 19 NED M,H,R 80 Marathon Life Lima42k 19 PER M,H,R 80 Half Marathon 19 Moscow RUS H,R 40 Lattelecom Riga Marathon 19 LAT M,H 78 Salzburg Marathon 19 AUT M,H,R 71 Maraton y Medio Maraton 19 Municipalidad de San José Course not measurable to AIMS standards

predicted date

CRC M,H

40

25–26 Brasov Int’l Marathon 84

25–26 Edinburgh Marathon Festival GBR M

MEX M

53

30 RUS M

84

White Nights Marathon

86

tbc Hvar Half Marathon

74

July 2019

84

80

MEX H

74

CRO H

74

77

ASICS Stockholm Marathon SWE M

46

AUS M,H,R

44

IRL M

77

Lanzhou Int’l Marathon CHN M,H,R

74

6 SUI M,H,U 57 Econet Victoria Falls Marathon 7 ZIM M 86 Mauritius Marathon 14 MRI M,H,R 78 Varmex 14 Maraton MEX M,H,R 80 20–28 Swissalpine Irontrail

84

21 RUS U,R 84 Guiyang International Marathon 21 CHN M 71 Australian Outback Marathon 27 AUS M 71 Chill Suva Marathon 27 Island FIJ M,H,R 50 Westlink M7 Blacktown Running 28 Festival Golden Ring Ultra Trail 100

Course not measurable to AIMS standards

Quito Últimas Noticias 15k ECU R predicted date

74

Atlantic Airways Tórshavn Marathon 46

Helsinki Half Marathon FIN H,R THA M

74 84

Madagascar Marathon & Half MAD M,H Course not measurable to AIMS standards

40

RSA U

tbc Correcaminos Marathon & Half

Marathon tbc 43rd National MILO Marathon

POL H

tbc Gatorade Panama Int’l Half

Marathon

16 CAM H,R Rottnest Running 16 Goodlife Festival

86

48

84

August 2019

3 4 4

46

71

Telesia City Trophy Int’l Road Race 10k ITA R

Midnight Sun Run 20 Suzuki ISL H,R Big Five Marathon 22 The RSA M,H Sun Marathon 22 Midnight NOR M,H

Siberian Int’l Marathon 84

RUS M,H,R

The Khmer Empire Marathon 71

CAM M,H,R

SPB Half Marathon. The Northern Capital 58

RUS H,R

Phnom Penh Half Marathon

AUS M,H,R

80

PAN H

84

International Peace 16 Kigali Marathon RWA M,H

80

PHI M,H,R

48

Yarche Tomsk International Marathon

Caracas Rock 10K 10 Gatorade VEN R Wroclaw Night Half 15 PKO Marathon

74

CRC M,H

84

Citadele Kaunas Marathon LTU M,H,R

71

AUS M

Maratón Int’l de Bogotá 28 Media COL H 74 Sao Paulo City Marathon 28 BRA M 20

Comrades Marathon

RUS M,H

16

54

Course not measurable to AIMS standards

Cork City Marathon

8–9 Laguna Phuket Marathon

8 9 9 9

AUS M

SUI U Course not measurable to AIMS standards

Brisbane Marathon Festival

FRO M,H,R

8

42

KLM Aruba Marathon ARU M,H,R

6–7 Gold Coast Marathon Gornergrat Zermatt Marathon

77

GBR M,H,R

30

78

BMW Tangamanga Int’l Marathon

71

Marathon

5–6 Milton Keynes Marathon & Half

5 5 5 5

JPN U predicted date

tbc 21k Coahuila

– La Course

80

Kazan Marathon RUS M,H,R

80

Viking Marathon 22 Waterford IRL M,H,R 77 Rio de Janeiro City Marathon 23 BRA M 71 Swansea Half Marathon 23 JCP GBR H 52 Tarblazer Marathon 23 IND M,H,R 77 hella hamburg halbmarathon 30 GER H 77 Saroma 100km Ultra 30 Lake Marathon

tbc Paris St Germain en Laye

PKO Bialystok Halfmarathon POL H

71

tbc RAHAL Mémorial Casablanca

May 2019

ROU M,H,R

Internacional de 28 Maratón Mendoza

71

ASICS Austrian Women’s Run

tbc Adelaide Marathon Festival

tbc São Paulo Int’l Half Marathon

predicted date

Dubrovnik (Dubrovnik Half Marathon)

ESP M,H

86

URU M,H

ROU H,R

30

Marathon Vert D’Agadir

See race preview on page 33 CRO H,R

tbc Maratón de Montevideo

26

Electric Marathon de 14 Schneider Paris FRA M

78

KOR M,R

Air Cluj-Napoca Marathon 14 Wizz ROU M,H,R 28 Enschede Marathon 14 NED M 80 United Airlines Guam Marathon 14 GUM M,H,R 77 NEXIA AUDIREVI Lake Maggiore 14 Half Marathon & 10K ITA H,R

74

tbc Gunsan Saemangeum Int’l

Marathon, 10km & 5km 78

and Ottawa 10K CAN M,R

tbc Maraton Cartago CRC M

43

25–26 Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon 86

VEN M

Half Marathon 25 Moonlight ITA H

84

tbc CAF Caracas Maratón

“Las Batallas de 14 Maratón Celaya” MEX M,H,R

78

4 4

7 Sunshine Coast Marathon 71

AUS M,H,R

McDonald’s Townsville Running Festival AUS M,H,R 71

80

Danang Int’l Marathon 11 Manulife VIE M,H,R 86 Paavo Nurmi Marathon 17 FIN M 74 Servus Edmonton Marathon 18 CAN M 71

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Oslo Marathon 21 BMW NOR M,H,R 58 71 74

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21–22 Dam tot Damloop NED R

Aires Int’l Marathon 22 Buenos ARG M León 22 Maratón MEX M,H,R Moscow Marathon 22 Absolute RUS M,R Half Marathon 22 Porto POR H MetLife Satara Hill Half 22 PNB Marathon

80 80 71 80 62

Int’l Asunción 67 25 Maratón PAR M,H,R 58 Midnight Marathon 25 Bangkok THA M,H,R 84 IND H,R 77 Scottish Half Marathon & 10K Marathon 22 25 Hokkaido GBR H,R 77 JPN M 78 Ston Wall Marathon Longford Marathon 22 CRO M,R 25 IRL M 62 77 Maratonina Città di Udine Mandela Day Marathon 22 ITA H 25 RSA M,H,R 78 84 Losinjski Half Marathon 30–1 Knarvikmila – The Great Fjord 28 CRO H 74 Run NOR H 80 Galaxy Vladivostok Marathon 28 RUS M,H,R 84 Ruta de las Iglesias 31 La ECU R 74 H.C. Andersen Marathon 29 DEN M 63+65 Marathon 31 Stavanger NOR M,H,R 80 BMW Berlin-Marathon 29 GER M 74 tbc Barossa Marathon Festival AUS M,H,R 71 34th SPAR Budapest Marathon 29 Festival tbc Peru Runners – Lima Half predicted date

6 6

HUN M

PER H,R

80

tbc Maratón de la Ciudad de México

Telcel MEX M

80

Int’l Marathon 29 Chisinau MDA M,H,R Chartered KL 29 Standard Marathon MAS M,H,R

September 2019

1

Vaal River City Marathon RSA M,H,R

84

6–8 Ladakh Marathon & Ultra IND M,H,R,U

77

6–8 Tallinna Maraton, Half & 10k EST M,H,R

7 7 7 8 8

56

Jungfrau-Marathon SUI M Course not measurable to AIMS standards

84

6 POL M,H,R Half Marathon 6 Telesia ITA H Half Marathon 6 Trento ITA H Marathon Int’l 11 Semi de la Ville de Béjaia ALG H

USA M

CHN M,H

84

HUN H

MEX H

78

tbc 10K San José – Costa Rica CRC R

30

8 COL M,H,R 64 Minsk Half Marathon 8 BLR H,R 71 Volksbank-Münster-Marathon 8 GER M 58 Pila Int’l Half Marathon 8 POL H 80 Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon 8 LTU M,H 78 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon 15 RSA M 84 Halfmarathon Altötting 15 GER H,R 74 Copenhagen Half Marathon 15 DEN H 60 Sarajevo Sberbank Half 15 Marathon 15

71

Blackmores Sydney Running Festival (incl. Sydney Marathon) AUS M 71

PKO Wroclaw Maraton 15 37th POL M Run 21 Mykonos GRE R

80 77

74

tbc Tamarindo Beach Marathon CRC M,H,R

Maratón Medellín

BIH H

80

74

tbc HeidelbergCement

AUS M

GEO H,R

74

tbc Medio Maratón Int’l

Tlajomulco-Cajititlán MEX H

80

October 2019

13 GER M,H,R Palma Marathon 13 Zafiro ESP M,H,R Quebec City Marathon 13 SSQ CAN M Fitness Victoria 13 GoodLife Marathon

19–20 Okanagan Marathon

GBR M,H,R

5 6 6

EST M,H,R

74

3 Country Sparkasse Marathon AUT M,H 71 Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon BEL M,H

6 6 6 6

77

Tartu City Marathon

71

Cardiff Half Marathon GBR H

77

LSR Colombo Marathon SRI M

84

Guayaquil Marathon ECU M predicted date

74

Košice Peace Marathon SVK M

68

27

19

80

78

27

Nanjing Luhe Zhuzhen Int’l Half Marathon CHN H,R 74

Marathon 27 Podgorica MNE M 80 – Lucerne 27 SwissCityMarathon SUI M 76 Venicemarathon 27 ITA M 76 Medio Maratón Valencia 27 Trinidad Alfonso EDP 72+73

ESP H

27

Chosunilbo Chuncheon Int’l Marathon 78

28

1/2 Maraton de Bucaramanga FCV COL H 74

tbc Semi Marathon Int’l de Sfax

86

TUN H

tbc Bila Tserkva Marathon

86

UKR M

tbc Marathon Int’l de Casablanca

80

MAR M

71

tbc Airtel Delhi Half Marathon

63

tbc Dong-A Ilbo Gyeongju Int’l

77

IND H

Marathon 78

KOR M

63 71

tbc Incheon Songdo Int’l Marathon

78

KOR M,H,R

tbc Jakarta Marathon

77

INA M,H,R

71

tbc Kanazawa Marathon

70

tbc Longbien Marathon

74

tbc Marine Corps Marathon

78

JPN M

86

VIE M,H,R

86

USA M

tbc 20km & 10km Int’l de Marrakech

84

80

MAR R

tbc First Postal Marathon

71

74

MKD M,H,R

tbc St Denis Half Marathon – La

Voie Royale

70

20 NED M 80 ASB Auckland Marathon 20 NZL M,H,R 80 Shriram Properties Bengaluru 20 Marathon TCS Amsterdam Marathon

71

25 IRQ M,H,R 70 Circle Marathon 26 Polar GRN M,H 77 Maratón Aguascalientes 27 MEX M,H,R 86 KBC Dublin Marathon 27 IRL M 77 Frankfurt Marathon 27 Mainova GER M 75 Lausanne Marathon 27 SUI M 76 Legends Marathon 27 RSA U,H 84 Volkswagen Ljubljana Marathon 27 SLO M 84

74

FRA H

tbc Toyama Marathon

78

JPN M,R

tbc UWI SPEC Int’l Half Marathon

84

TRI H

tbc Yerevan Marathon and Half

Marathon

77

Int’l de Juarez 20 Maraton MEX M,H 80 20th PKO Poznań Marathon 20 POL M 80 Toronto Waterfront 20 Scotiabank Marathon & Half Marathon & 5k Erbil Marathon

Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon

KOR M

70

Int’l Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon

CAN M,H,R

5–6 Bournemouth Marathon Festival

86

Generali München Marathon

IND M,H,R

TbilisiHalfMarathon

71

Melbourne Marathon 13 Medibank Festival

GRE H,R

Guadalajara

34th Wizz Air Budapest Half Marathon

POR M,H

CAN M

71

78

Eindhoven 13 Marathon NED M 80 Oevert Marathon 13 Linker BEL H,R 71 EDP Lisbon Marathon | Vodafone 13 Half Marathon

ROU M,H

77

tbc Medio Maratón Atlas de

Astana Marathon KAZ M,R

GER M,H

84

ESP H

78

RheinEnergieMarathon 13 23rd Cologne

tbc Beijing Marathon

Stockholm Half Marathon SWE H

78

Medio Maratón de la Mujer 27 EDP de Madrid

KEN M,H predicted date

80

Amman Int’l Marathon 11 Samsung JOR M,H,R 24 Bank of America Chicago 13 Marathon

tbc Maybank Bali Marathon INA M,H,R

78

80

86

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running GBR M 62

Route du Vin Half Marathon 29 ING LUX H 78 CAN M 22nd Int’l WACHAUmarathon 29 AUT M 71 Sad Marathon 13 Novi SRB M PZU Warsaw Marathon 29 41st POL M,R 80 Marathon & Half 13 Zagreb CRO M,H IDBI Federal Life Insurance 30 Mumbai Half Marathon Bank Bucharest 14 Raiffeisen IND H,R 77 Marathon

Petra Desert Marathon JOR M,H

30

UKR M,H,R

Silesia Marathon

predicted date

Marathon

Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon

71

ARM M,H,R

November 2019

2 3 3

3-Sjøersløpet 80

NOR H

Bangsaen42 Chonburi Marathon THA M 84 SPORTWAY Lake Maggiore Marathon 26

ITA M,H,R

3

French Riviera Marathon NiceCannes FRA M 86

3 3 3 3

Porto Marathon EDP 79

POR M

JTBC Seoul Marathon KOR M predicted date

78

Vodafone İstanbul Marathon 19

TUR M

TCS New York City Marathon 86

USA M

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Monumental Primer 24 Maratón Santiago de America

9–11 Phukethon

DOM M,H,R

74

84

THA M,H,R

1 1

tbc Gran Maratón Pacifico Mazatlán

Pune Int’l Marathon IND M predicted date

77

Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon SIN M,H,R predicted date 84

Bridge Int’l Marathon 24 Penang Marathon The Authentic MAS M,H,R 78 10 Athens GRE M 77 Philadelphia Marathon Trinidad Alfonso EDP 24 USA M 1 Valencia 86 BANK Beirut Marathon Marathon 10 BLOM LIB M,H 78 ESP M 72+73 Full Desert Marathon 29 Eilat ISR M,H,R 77 Monterey Bay Half Marathon Ayla Red Sea Half Marathon 10 USA H 6 JOR H,R 86 24 tbc Borobudur Marathon INA M,H,R 77 Brasilia City Half Marathon 6–8 Cave Shepherd & Co Run 10 BRA H 20 Barbados Marathon Weekend tbc Dhiraagu Maldives Road Race BAR M,H,R 71 MDV R 78 Marabana Marathon & Half 10 CUB M,H 74 Reggae Marathon, Half & 10K tbc Maraton Guadalajara 8 JAM M,H,R 78 MEX M 80 Marathon – City of Art 10 Ravenna ITA M,H 78 Reservoir Marathon tbc Hangzhou Marathon 8 Zengwen TPE M,H,R 74 CHN M 71 100km 15 Pharaonic EGY U 74 PisaMarathon tbc Semi Marathon Int’l de 15 ITA M,H 85 Laayoune Bank 642 Marathon 16 Gulf MAR H 80 KUW M,H,R 78 Taipei Marathon 15 TPE M,H,R 74 tbc Malta Int’l Challenge Marathon 16-17 Rock ’n’ Roll Las Vegas MLT M 78 São Silvestre Int’l Road Race Marathon & 1/2 Marathon 31 BRA R 71 USA M,H 86 tbc 21km Nuevo León MEX H 80 São Silvestre de Luanda 10km BDMS Bangkok Marathon 31 17 THA M,H,R ANG R 71 84 tbc Osaka Marathon predicted date

Course not measurable to AIMS standards

predicted date

predicted date

Ethiopian Run 10km 17 Great ETH R Marathon 17 Kobe JPN M Blu Larnaka Int’l 17 Radisson Marathon planned date

JPN M

74

PAN M

81

17 ITA M Hakka Marathon 23 Great CHN M,H,R Temple Marathon 23 Bagan MYA M,H,R Curaçao Marathon 24 KLM CUR M,H,R Marathon 24 Firenze ITA M Fuji Marathon 24 Mount JPN M Donostia - San 24 Maratón Sebastián

tbc Shanghai Int’l Marathon CHN M

78

74

tbc UNICEF Charity Run Half HKG H,R

71

77

tbc Vizag Navy Marathon

Course not measurable to AIMS standards

IND M,H,R

80

tbc Bengaluru Midnight Marathon IND M,H,R

77

tbc Discoveries Half Marathon POR H

80

77

78

VIE M,H,R

86

tbc Tata Steel Kolkata 25k IND R

77

tbc El Corte Inglés São Silvestre

de Lisboa POR R

80

tbc Macao Galaxy Entertainment

Int’l Marathon MAC M,H

78

tbc Zurich Maratón Málaga ESP M

84

tbc Milo Marathon Finals Race PHI M,H,R

80

tbc Mizuno Hong Kong Half-

Marathon Championships HKG H

77

tbc Maratón Powerade Monterrey MEX M

80

tbc Nara Marathon JPN M

78

tbc Cairn Pink City Half Marathon

77

tbc Saitama Int’l Marathon JPN M

78

tbc San José Costa Rica Half &

Marathon CRC M,H

74

CRC H,R

74

tbc The St. Croix Int’l Marathon

tbc Goa River Marathon IND M,H,R

Int’l Marathon

tbc Media Maraton “La Sele”

Championship JPN M

80

tbc Techcombank Ho Chi Minh City

IND H,R

84

tbc Fukuoka Int’l Open Marathon

Marathon & 10km

Course not measurable to AIMS standards

ESP M

74

71

tbc Bangsaen21 Half Marathon THA H,R

Marathon

Verona Marathon

predicted date

80

tbc Serge Vigot La Rochelle Int’l FRA M,H

tbc Antarctic Ice Marathon & 100k ATA M,U

tbc Panama Int’l Marathon

74

CYP M,H,R

78

MEX M

77

ISV M

86

tbc Volcano Marathon CHI M,H Course not measurable to AIMS standards

74

71

December 2019

77

1 1

78

82+83

Angkor Wat Int’l Half Marathon CAM H,R 71 Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon CAY M predicted date

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Hannes Kolehmainen Pioneering Finnish runner paved the way for Paavo Nurmi The Finnish people saw Kolehmainen’s performances in Stockholm as a perfect example of sisu. While his sporting career was stalled by the First World War the impact of his Olympic performances lived on. Juho Pietari “Hannes” Kolehmainen was the prototype ‘Flying Finn’ – an appellation bestowed upon a generation of Finnish runners inspired by his pioneering example in the years just before World War I.

So did Kolehmainen, but after World War I his focus was on the longer distances – particularly the marathon. At the first post-war Olympic Games, held in Antwerp in 1920, he won Marathon gold in a time of 2:32:35.8 – a new world record despite the Antwerp course, at 42.75km, having been significantly longer than at any other Olympics.

The original Olympic Marathon winner Spiridon Louis and the ‘gallant loser’ in the 1908 London Olympics Dorando Pietri (who turned professional to tour the US in an exhausting and ultimately destructive series of re-matches against former Olympic rivals) established their place in athletics history. A century later no other names from that era have remained recognisable to the informed public but Kolehmainen generated a legacy greater than any distance runner that had preceded him.

Back in 1912 Paavo Nurmi had been one among many aspiring Finnish runners inspired by Kolehmainen’s Olympic feats. Eight years younger than Kolehmainen and aged only 15 he began a strict training programme which flourished during his military service. In the build-up to his international debut at the 1920 Summer Olympics he set several national records and went on to win the Olympic 5000m.

The 1912 Stockholm Olympic Games in neighbouring Sweden was where he achieved his greatest successes: gold medals at 5000m (14:36.6), 10000m (31:20.8); and in the cross-country event. He also won silver in the cross-country team event. His 5000m victory was what stuck in the memory most: a headto-head duel with the Frenchman Jean Bouin. After leading the field together for most of the race Kolehmainen only kicked clear in the final few metres, in a new world record time. In a foretaste of what happened in the 1936 Berlin Olympics (when a Korean, Sohn Kee-chung won the Marathon competing under the Japanese flag and a Japanese name, Son Kitei), the Russian flag was raised for Kolehmainen’s victories. Although there was a separate Finnish team at the Olympics Finland was still part of Russia. Kolehmainen was a vegetarian by choice and bricklayer by trade – both parts of his life which involved constant self-discipline. He was from a sporting family from Kuopio in central Finland and his brothers William and Tatu were also good long-distance runners. Tatu finished 10th in the 1920 Olympic Games Marathon. But as well as any individual traits or genetic predisposition towards athletic success there was held to be something in the Finnish character which helped to maximise physical performance, particularly in endurance events.

In all Nurmi set 22 world records at distances between 1500m and 20km and won nine gold and three silver medals in his twelve events in the Olympic Games between 1920–1928. At his peak Nurmi was undefeated for 121 races at distances from 800 m upwards. Throughout his 14-year career he remained unbeaten in cross country events and the 10,000m.

Sisu is a mixture of stoic determination, tenacity of purpose, grit, bravery, resilience and hardiness. The nearest English adjective, equally pithy, would be “gutsy”. It describes situations in which success is achieved against the odds by dint of courage and resolution against adversity, and drawing on inner strength.

At the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris Kolehmainen entered the Marathon but did not complete the race. Nurmi won five gold medals and although he is by far the better known of the two Finns he never ran a Marathon. His plans to compete in the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Marathon were thwarted by the IOC questioning his amateur status and rejecting his entry only two days before the race. The ruling was confirmed in 1934 and he retired from athletics. Kolehmainen inspired not only Nurmi but many other “Flying Finns” including Nurmi’s rivals Ville Ritola and Edvin Wide. Together with Nurmi he lit the Olympic Flame at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. He died in that same city fourteen years later.

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Running is life; life is running Haruki Murakami is one of the greatest writers in the history of Japan. He owned a jazz bar then became a writer, a philosopher and a runner. His books offer insight into the emotional areas of the human mind. They make you ask questions about yourself, others, feelings, the world and why we are here. In ‘What I talk about when I talk about running’, he looks at life and meaning, and illustrates his thoughts through words that touch emotions and bring meaning. His thoughts resonate with millions as they raise deep questions and touch deeper emotions and vulnerabilities. He does this through a kaleidoscope of thoughts and through a special space or ‘void’ as he calls it, that is created for his thoughts while he is running. Running is therapy for Murakami. He talks about the changing of the seasons and being in a group of people in a marathon: ‘In the midst of this flow. I am aware of myself as one tiny piece in the gigantic mosaic of nature. I’m just a replaceable natural phenomenon, like water in the river that flows under the bridge and into the sea’. He looks at the marathon as a metaphor and lesson for life, when he says ‘pain is inevitable: suffering is optional, the hurt part is an unavoidable reality, that whether you can stand any more is up to the runner himself. This pretty much sums up the most important part of marathon running.’ And life. Isolation, along with the serenity of an open calm mind that has space to let new and creative thoughts come in, is a wonderful thing. The psychologist Erich Fromm, in his book ‘Escape from freedom’, claimed that most people did not want to be alone with their deepest thoughts; that reality, fear and the enormity of life’s unanswered questions can be a very scary place, so that most of us will fill our lives with almost any and every activity to avoid it. I think that marathon runners can be different: they find peace in the solitude of the road and the wind. In that space they are free. To have nothing urgent to do in that moment and all day to do it. Murakami explains: ‘I’m the kind of person who likes to

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be by himself… who doesn’t find it painful to be alone’. ‘I run in a void or maybe I should put it the other way. I run to acquire a void’. ‘The thoughts that occur while I am running are like clouds in the sky, clouds of all different sizes. They come, and they go, while the sky remains the same sky as always. The clouds are mere guests in the sky that pass away and vanish, leaving behind the sky. The sky both exists and doesn’t exist. It has substance and at the same time it doesn’t. And we merely accept the vast experience and drink it all in’. Murakami says: ‘I don’t care about the time I run. Competing against time isn’t important… much more meaningful is how much I can enjoy myself; whether I can finish 26 miles with a feeling of contentment… enjoying things that cannot be expressed in numbers’.

companions perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the pace of the music he hears, regardless of how measured or far away.’ Peter McLean is head of public relations for AIMS, and the managing director of PMPR Excellence, a communications business specialising in media, diversity and race as well as professional sport.

n Haruki Murakami, What I talk about when I talk about running (Random House, 2009). Translated from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel. ISBN 978-0-307-38983-1. www.vintage-books.co.uk

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‘Distance running suits my personality though, and of all my habits I have acquired over my lifetime I’d have to say this one has been the most helpful and meaningful. Running without a break for the last two decades has made me stronger both physically and mentally’. So, this book is about life, and running is one of the ways many of us choose to spend it. Murakami beautifully describes running in Boston; running Athens – the authentic marathon course with its 2500 years of history; how special New York and its marathon are; the beauty of running in Japan, and much more. The joy of running to travel and to travel to run. The beauty of isolation but also of community that we all need at different times in our lives. The delight of all the experiences and people we meet that traveling to run a race brings. Life is a marathon; set your own pace. Henry David Thoreau once said: ‘Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed and in such different enterprises? If a man cannot keep pace with his Distance Running | 2019 Edition 1

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Diane Leather 7 January 1933 – 5 September 2018

Top and below: 21st September 1955 – Diane Leather beats her own world record in the mile at White City. Photo: Reg Birkett/Keystone/Getty Images

On 29 May 1954 Diane Leather became the first woman to run a mile in less than five minutes. Only 23 days earlier her fellow Briton Roger Bannister had become the first man to run a sub 4-minute mile just 100 km away on Oxford University’s Iffley Road track. While news of Bannister’s feat reverberated around the sporting world leather’s achievement met only limited acclaim: “There was a bit of attention,” she told a journalist 60 years later, “at least locally.” There were further contrasts between the two barrier-breaking performances: while Bannister had been assiduously paced for three-quarters of what could only be described as a time trial leather had broken her mark in open competition at the Midlands Counties Women’s AAA Championships at Birmingham’s Alexander Sports Ground. like Bannister she ducked under her ‘barrier’ by tenths of a second but her lap times had fluctuated wildly. She opened with a speedy 68.8 seconds but followed it with laps of 78.2 and 81.6 seconds before finishing with a 71-second lap to record a time of 4:59.6. earlier that afternoon she had run the 800m event. leather was born in a Staffordshire village north of Birmingham, one of six children but the only daughter of Mabel (nee Barringer) and James leather, a surgeon. As a schoolgirl

Diane Leather winning the One Mile event at the 29th Women’s AAA Championships at White City, 11th August 1956. Photo: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

British all-rounder who broke women’s five-minute mile barrier she played lacrosse but, after moving to the University of Birmingham as an analytical chemist, the 1952 Summer Olympics sparked her interest in athletics. She joined a local running club, Birchfield Harriers, where a club coach, Doris Nelson Neal, recognised her talent at the longer distances. Neal sought to concentrate on the longer events despite nothing beyond 200m being part of the Olympic schedule. The women’s 800m had been included at the 1928 Olympics but withdrawn in suspicious haste when the IOC deemed that the final had left finishers too distressed. Nevertheless Neal coached leather for the mile, prescribing hard intervals of 150m or 400m five times a week. The following year leather broke the “world best time” with 5:02.6. Her achievement was labelled a “world best” rather than a world record by the IAAF as the distance was not officially recognised until 15 years later. In 1954 leather ran a fraction – one-fifth – of a second outside five minutes just a few days before her sub-five minute mile. After it she improved further with 4:50.8

and 4:45.0 in 1955, her career best. That remained the “world best” for seven years. Her range was exceptional: she equalled the world best for 440 yards with 56.6 and won the women’s national cross-country title four times and the women’s “International” cross-country race three times. leather won two european Championship silver medals at 800m: in 1954 behind the Soviet Union’s Nina Otkalenko in 2:09.8, and in 1958 behind another Soviet, yelizaveta yermolayeva, with 2:06.6. Her final Championships were the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, competing as Diane Charles after marrying in 1959. She went out in the heats of the 800m in 2:14.24. Charles retired from athletics at the age of 27 and lived in Cornwall for the rest of her life during which she had four children and 13 grandchildren. She worked for child protection agencies and was married for more than 55 years – her husband predeceased her in 2017. She died on 5 September 2018, six months after Roger Bannister. Distance Running | 2019 Edition 1

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Smarna Gora mountain race, Slovenia The final act of the mountain running World Cup was staged at Smarna Gora, north of the Slovenian capital Ljubljana where over 160 athletes competed over 10km of trails that had two challenging climbs interrupted by a short but steep and technical descent. Filimon Abraham and Bernard Dematteis attacked on the first climb to grab a few seconds’ advantage over Johan Bugge and Geoffrey Ndungu. A fast downhill from Dematteis was matched by Ndungu as they passed through the next checkpoint with Abraham chasing and Bugge 20 seconds down in fifth place. Bugge then made an exciting comeback that brought him to victory inside the medieval castle that crowns the hill and his second successive win in this race.

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Adelholzen Hochfelln Berglauf, Germany After an unforgettable fight during the 1074m of ascent the Kenyan Geoffrey Gikuni Ndungu emerged victorious. Filimon Abraham and Geoffrey Ndungu had taken the early lead chased by Francesco Puppi and Yossief Tekle. Italian twins Martin and Bernard Dematteis launched an assault with a few kilometres to go but as the crowd cheered the final rush up the Hochfelln Ndungu held on for an eightsecond victory and his second win in the 2018 World Cup following his success in the opening Grossglockner race in Austria.

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In the women’s race Andrea Mayr started strongly but it was once again the descent of Smarna Gora that made the difference. Lucy Murigi was able to close in on Mayr and stay with her until the final stages where she surged ahead to an 11-second victory. MEN 1 Johan BUGGE 2 Bernard DEMATTEIS 3 Geoffrey NDUNGU 4 Jan JANU 5 Filemon ABRAHAM WOMEN 1 Lucy MURIGI 2 Andrea MAYR 3 Sarah MCCORMACK 4 Pavla MATYASOVA SHORNA 5 Barbara TRUNKELJ World Cup final positions:

NOR ITA KEN CZE ERI

42:33 42:43 42:47 42:51 42:56

KEN AUT IRL CZE SLO

47:51 48:02 51:48 53:03 53:19

MEN: 1. Geoffrey NDUGU (KEN); 2. Francesco PUPPI (ITA); 3. Andrew DOUGLAS (GBR) WOMEN: Andrea MAYR (AUT); 2. Lucy MURIGI (KEN); 3. Sarah MCCORMACK (IRL)

The women's race gave some recompense to Austria’s Andrea Mayr as she got the better of Lucy Murigi who had bested her in the World Championships in Andorra two weeks earlier. Mayr was going for her ninth win in this race and destroyed any chance for her opponents. Murigi and Michelle Maier were left to battle it out for second place MEN: 1 Geoffrey NDUNGU 2 Francesco PUPPI 3 Bernard DEMATTEIS 4 Filmon ABRAHAM 5 Jan JANU WOMEN: 1 Andrea MAYR 2 Lucy MURIGI 3 Michelle MAIER 4 Sarah MCCORMACK 5 Antonia NIEDERMAIER

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IAU News 1–2 December 2018

2018 IAU 24h Asia & Oceania Championship Soochow University, Chinese Taipei Japan dominated the Championship taking individual and team titles in both men’s and women’s divisions. Yuri Matsumoto and Yoshihiko Ishikawa led both teams to double gold medals with aggregated distances of 620.181km and 752.474km. The championship was held in conjunction with the Soochow 24 Hour race, this year celebrating its 18th edition and held on a 400m track. There were a few international invitees for the open race among whom was 27-year old Ivan Penelba Lopez from Spain who led the race for the entire 24 hours to

Diary dates 2019 IAU 24 Hour World Championship: Albi, France; 26th–27th October 2019 2020 IAU 24H European Championships: San Giovanni Lupatoto, Verona, Italy; 19th–20th September 2020

cover a distance of over 258km – more than 5km ahead of Championship winner Ishikawa. After 6 hours the leaders in the men’s race comprised three Mongolian runners, three Japanese, two Australians and two Indians – all within 4km of each other. After 12 hours the top five were three Japanese, an Australian and an Indian. Runners from Mongolia also showed strongly at the start of the women’s race but at halfway the leaders were two Japanese, one Australian, one New Zealander and one Mongolian. Tia Jones (AUS) led the women’s race closely tracked by Fiona Hayvice (NZL) – and others remained close. The endgame was exciting as so many runners were within striking distance of each other. In the last three hours Yuri Matsumoto from Japan joined the battle for first place and then went on to win by 600m.

With 2.5 hours to go in the men’s competition Yoshihiko Ishikawa from Japan had a solid lead of 5.6 km over his teammate Nobuyuki with Ullas Narayana from India only 140m behind him. Standings remained unchanged to the finish by which time all three had covered over 250km.

MEN 1 2 3 4 5

Yoshihiko ISHIKAWA Nobuyuki TAKAHASHI Ullas HOSAHALLI NARAYANA Toshiro NARAKI Ewan HORSBURGH

JPN JPN IND JPN AUS

253.420km 252.301km 250.371km 246.753km 235.771km

TEAMS: 1 Japan, 752.474 km; 2 Australia, 675.354 km; 3 India, 645.936 km

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Yuri MATSUMOTO Tia JONES Aiko KANEMATSU Fiona HAYVICE Dawn TUFFERY

JPN AUS JPN NZL NZL

219.112km 218.17km 212.700km 202.320km 202.041km

TEAMS: 1 Japan, 620.818km; 2 Australia, 599.654km; 3 New Zealand, 563.443km

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World fastest times 2018 These lists give the current standings in the world of road racing, and are believed accurate at 21 December 2018. They focus primarily on the Marathon and Half Marathon, as these constitute 75% and 18% of the AIMS membership respectively.

Marathon Present world record: Eliud Kipchoge (KEN), 2:01:39, Berlin, 16 Sep 2018

Men Time

Athlete

Nation Rank Venue

2:01:39 Eliud KIPCHOGE KEN 2:04:00 Mosinet GEREMEW ETH 2:04:02 Leul GEBRESILASE ETH 2:04:06 Tamirat TOLA ETH 2:04:06 Lawrence CHERONO KEN 2:04:06 Asefa MENGSTU ETH 2:04:08 Sisay LEMMA ETH 2:04:15 Birhanu LEGESE ETH 2:04:17 Eliud KIPCHOGE KEN 2:04:30 Leul GEBRSELASSIE ETH 2:04:37 Mule WASIHUN ETH 2:04:40 Solomon DEKSISA ETH 2:04:43 El Hassan El ABBASAI BRN 2:04:44 Seifu TURA ETH 2:04:47 Tola SHURA ETH 2:04:53 Matthew KISORIO KEN 2:05:11 Mo FARAH GBR 2:05:14 Mosinet GEREMEW ETH 2:05:20 Tsegaye KEBEDE ETH 2:05:21 Emmanuel SAINA KEN 2:05:21 Norbert KIGEN KEN 2:05:26 El Mahjoub DAZZA MAR 2:05:30 Dickson CHUMBA KEN 2:05:44 Kenneth KIPKEMOI KEN 2:05:50 Abera KUMA ETH 2:05:50 Suguru OSAKA JPN 2:05:56 Kelkile GEZAHEGNE ETH 2:05:57 Kenneth KIPKEMOI KEN 2:05:58 Laban KORIR KEN 2:05:59 Lelisa DESISA ETH 2:06:01 Shura KITATA ETH 2:06:07 Galen RUPP USA 2:06:11 Yuta SHITARA JPN 2:06:15 Gideon KIPKETER KEN 2:06:20 Sammy KITWARA KEN 2:06:21 FARAH GBR 2:06:21 Galen RUPP USA 2:06:23 Amos KIPRUTO KEN 2:06:24 Kaan ÖZBILEN TUR 2:06:24 Solomon Kirwa YEGO KEN 2:06:25 Paul LONYANGATA KEN 2:06:26 Geoffrey KWAMWOROR KEN 2:06:29 Abraham KIPTUM KEN 2:06:33 Amos KIPRUTO KEN 2:06:33 Laban KORIR KEN 2:06:34 DEKSISA ETH 2:06:35 Evans Kipkoech KORIR KEN 2:06:36 Mathew KISORIO KEN 2:06:37 Kelkile WOLDAREGAY ETH 2:06:41 Ernest NGENO KEN 2:06:41 Martin Kiprugut KOSGEY KEN 2:06:45 Geoffrey KIRUI KEN 2:06:47 Gideon KIPKETER KEN 2:06:47 Tadu ABATE ETH 2:06:48 Wilson KIPSANG KEN 2:06:49 Peter Kimeli SOME KEN 2:06:51 Jonathan KORIR KEN 2:06:54 Hiroto INOUE JPN 2:06:54 Tadu ABATE ETH 2:06:57 Wilson Loyanae ERUPE KEN 2:07:00 Yitayal ATNAFU ETH

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Berlin 16 SEP Dubai 26 JAN Dubai 26 JAN Dubai 26 JAN Amsterdam 21 OCT Dubai 26 JAN Dubai 26 JAN Dubai 26 JAN London 22 APR Valencia 02 DEC Amsterdam 21 OCT Amsterdam 21 OCT Valencia 02 DEC Dubai 26 JAN London 22 APR Valencia 02 DEC Chicago 07 OCT Chicago 07 OCT Valencia 02 DEC Buenos Aires 23 SEP Valencia 02 DEC Valencia 02 DEC Tokyo 25 FEB Rotterdam 08 APR Rotterdam 08 APR Chicago 07 OCT Rotterdam 08 APR Chicago 07 OCT Rotterdam 08 APR New York 04 NOV New York 04 NOV Prague 06 MAY Tokyo 25 FEB Amsterdam 21 OCT Valencia 02 DEC# London 22 APR Chicago 07 OCT Berlin 16 SEP Amsterdam 21 OCT Valencia 02 DEC Paris 08 APR New York 04 NOV Daegu 01 APR Tokyo 25 FEB Amsterdam 21 OCT Hamburg 29 APR Daegu 01 APR Paris 08 APR Frankfurt 28 OCT Paris 08 APR Frankfurt 28 OCT Chicago 07 OCT Tokyo 25 FEB Amsterdam 21 OCT Berlin 16 SEP Daegu 01 APR Amsterdam 21 OCT Tokyo 25 FEB Hamburg 29 APR Seoul 18 MAR Paris 08 APR

Time

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2:07:03 2:07:03 2:07:07 2:07:09 2:07:11 2:07:19 2:07:20 2:07:22 2:07:24 2:07:25 2:07:27 2:07:28 2:07:30 2:07:32 2:07:33 2:07:34 2:07:34 2:07:37 2:07:37 2:07:38 2:07:45 2:07:46 2:07:50 2:07:50 2:07:50 2:07:51 2:07:52 2:07:53 2:07:57 2:07:57 2:07:57 2:07:58 2:07:59 2:08:03 2:08:08 2:08:08 2:08:11 2:08:13 2:08:15 2:08:16 2:08:17 2:08:18 2:08:19 2:08:20 2:08:20 2:08:22 2:08:22 2:08:23 2:08:25 2:08:26 2:08:26 2:08:27 2:08:30 2:08:30 2:08:30 2:08:30 2:08:31 2:08:31 2:08:32 2:08:32 2:08:32

Mark KORIR Sisay LEMMA Abel KIRUI Alex KIBET Benson KIPRUTO Ayele ABSHERO Hillary KIPSAMBU Marius KIPSEREM Benson KIPRUTO Abrha MILAW ASEFA Yuma HATTORI Amos Kiplimo MITEI Feyisa LILESE Elisha KIPCHIRCHIR Deribe ROBI Limenih GETACHEW Kenneth KETER Solomon YEGO Benson SEUREI Laban MUTAI Marius KIMUTAI Augustino Paulo SULLE Elisha ROTICH Mark KIPTOO Vincent RONO Samuel NDUNGU Abel KIRUI Macharia NDIRANGU Felix KIPROTICH Stephen KIPROTICH Taku FUJIMOTO Justus KIPKOSGEI Bedan KAROKI Jarius BIRECH Ryo KINEME Anthony MARITIM Raymond CHOGE Mule WASIHUN Aychew DESSIE Shogo NAKAMURA Albert KORIR Ishimael BUSHENDICH Tariku KEBEDE Eliud KIPTANUI Tesfamariam SAMUEL Dickson TUWEI Nicholas KIRWA Laban Kipkemboi MUTAI Silas TOO Jake ROBERTSON Kennedy CHEBOROR Hicham LAQOUAHI Bazu Worku HAYLA Tamirat TOLA Felix KANDIE Lawi KIPTUI Martin KIPRUGUT KOSGEY Stephen MOKOKO Andrew Ben KIMTAI Abdi Ibrahim ABDO Abdela GODANA

Nation Rank Venue

KEN 2 ETH 2 KEN 4 KEN 3 KEN 3 ETH 3 KEN 9 KEN 5 KEN 1 ETH 1 JPN 1 KEN 4 ETH 6 KEN 1 ETH 9 ETH 1 KEN 5 KEN 4 BRN 10 KEN 2 KEN 4 TAN 2 KEN 4 KEN 6 KEN 3 KEN 2 KEN 7 KEN 1 KEN 5 UGA 5 JPN 8 KEN 3 KEN 9 KEN 1 JPN 7 KEN 1 KEN 1 ETH 6 ETH 2 JPN 4 KEN 2 KEN 4 ETH 2 KEN 5 ETH 11 KEN 1 KEN 5 KEN 2 KEN 2 NZL 3 KEN 1 MAR 6 ETH 1 ETH 4 KEN 3 KEN 1 KEN 6 RSA 1 KEN 4 BRN 2 ETH 3

Present world record (mixed competitition): Paula Radcliffe (GBR), 2:15:25, London, 13 Apr 2003 Present world record (women’s-only race) Mary Keitany (KEN), 2:17:01, London, 23 Apr 2017

Women Date

Seoul 18 MAR Prague 06 MAY London 22 APR Frankfurt 28 OCT Seoul 18 MAR Hamburg 29 APR Amsterdam 21 OCT Rotterdam 08 APR Toronto 21 OCT Cannes 04 NOV Fukuoka 02 DEC Frankfurt 28 OCT Tokyo 25 FEB Eindhoven 14 OCT Valencia 02 DEC Lisboa 14 OCT Frankfurt 28 OCT Hamburg 29 APR Valencia 02 DEC Eindhoven 14 OCT Seoul 18 MAR Toronto 21 OCT Daegu 01 APR Frankfurt 28 OCT Eindhoven 14 OCT Lisboa 14 OCT Chicago 07 OCT Otsu 04 MAR Seoul 18 MAR Hamburg 29 APR Chicago 07 OCT Lisboa 14 OCT Chicago 07 OCT Roma 08 APR Tokyo 25 FEB Barcelona 11 MAR Kosice 07 OCT Rotterdam 08 APR Kosice 07 OCT Berlin 16 SEP Otsu 04 MAR Lisboa 14 OCT Seoul 04 NOV Paris 08 APR Valencia 02 DEC Sevilla 25 FEB Lisboa 14 OCT Sevilla 25 FEB Barcelona 11 MAR Otsu 04 MAR Gyeongju 21 OCT Lisboa 14 OCT Houston 14 JAN New York 04 NOV Toronto 21 OCT Rennes 28 OCT Paris 08 APR Cape Town 23 SEP Sevilla 25 FEB Roma 08 APR Seoul 04 NOV

Time

Athlete

2:18:11 2:18:31 2:18:34 2:18:35 2:18:35 2:18:55 2:19:17 2:19:30 2:19:36 2:19:51 2:19:56 2:20:13 2:20:13 2:20:36 2:20:37 2:20:45 2:20:47 2:21:14 2:21:18 2:21:18 2:21:19 2:21:32 2:21:38 2:21:40 2:21:42 2:21:45 2:21:45 2:21:51 2:21:53 2:22:07 2:22:10 2:22:15 2:22:17 2:22:23 2:22:29 2:22:35 2:22:39 2:22:44 2:22:45 2:22:46 2:22:48 2:22:48 2:22:48 2:22:55 2:22:58 2:22:59 2:23:06 2:23:07 2:23:14 2:23:15 2:23:27 2:23:28 2:23:29 2:23:31 2:23:34 2:23:37 2:23:39 2:23:40 2:23:43 2:23:46 2:23:46

Gladys CHERONO Vivian CHERUIYOT Ruti AGA Brigid KOSGEI Ruth CHEPNGETICH Tirunesh DIBABA Roza DEREJE Feyse TADESE Yebrgual MELESE Berhane DIBABA Worknesh DEGEFA Haftamnesh TESFAY Brigid KOSGEI Meskerem ASSEFA Yebrgual MELESE Gelete BURKA Haftamnesh TESFAY Ashete DIDO Edna KIPLAGAT DEREJE AGA Bedatu HIRPA Valary AYABEI Tadelech BEKELE Amy CRAGG Dera DIDA Meskerem ASSEFA Azmera ABREHA Belaynesh OLJIRA Gelete BURKA Lydia CHEROMEI Shure DEMISE DEMISE Mizuki MATSUDA Mimi BELETE Marta MEGRA Dera DIDA Mizuki MATSUDA Sintayehu LEWETEGN Nancy Jepkosgei KIPROP Valary JEMELI Helen TOLA Mary KEITANY Betsy SAINA Visiline JEPKESHO Ruth CHEPNGETICH Gulume CHALA Hanami SEKINE Tadelech BEKELE Sally KIPYEGO Ashete BEKELE Shasho INSERMU Ruth CHEBITOK Azmera GEBRU Dibabe KUMA Tinbit WELDEGEBRIL Desi JISA Betty LEMPUS Stella BARSOSIO Rahma TUSA Linet MASAI

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Berlin London Berlin Chicago Istanbul Berlin Dubai Dubai Dubai Tokyo Dubai Dubai London Frankfurt Shanghai Dubai Frankfurt Valencia Berlin Chicago Tokyo Frankfurt Beijing London Tokyo Dubai Nagoya Shanghai Frankfurt Ottawa Valencia Chicago Tokyo Berlin Toronto Toronto Frankfurt Osaka Frankfurt Frankfurt Nagoya Berlin New York Paris Ljubljana Paris Paris Nagoya Amsterdam Ljubljana Paris Amsterdam Toronto Amsterdam Ljubljana Valencia Amsterdam Shanghai Paris Roma Amsterdam

Date

16 SEP 22 APR 16 SEP 07 OCT 11 NOV 16 SEP 26 JAN 26 JAN 26 JAN 25 FEB 26 JAN 26 JAN 22 APR 28 OCT 18 NOV 26 JAN 28 OCT 02 DEC 16 SEP 07 OCT 25 FEB 28 OCT 16 SEP 22 APR 25 FEB 26 JAN 11 MAR 18 NOV 28 OCT 27 MAY 02 DEC 07 OCT 25 FEB 16 SEP 21 OCT 21 OCT 28 OCT 28 JAN 28 OCT 28 OCT 11 MAR 16 SEP 04 NOV 08 APR 28 OCT 08 APR 08 APR 11 MAR 21 OCT 28 OCT 08 APR 21 OCT 21 OCT 21 OCT 28 OCT 02 DEC 21 OCT 18 NOV 08 APR 08 APR 21 OCT

Time

Athlete

2:23:47 2:23:48 2:23:54 2:24:05 2:24:08 2:24:08 2:24:10 2:24:11 2:24:17 2:24:18 2:24:19 2:24:27 2:24:30 2:24:31 2:24:35 2:24:35 2:24:38 2:24:47 2:24:49 2:24:51 2:24:51 2:24:57 2:25:00 2:25:01 2:25:02 2:25:02 2:25:04 2:25:10 2:25:13 2:25:17 2:25:22 2:25:23 2:25:24 2:25:25 2:25:27 2:25:28 2:25:35 2:25:35 2:25:39 2:25:41 2:25:46 2:25:48 2:25:49 2:25:49 2:25:51 2:25:54 2:25:55 2:25:57 2:25:59 2:26:02 2:26:03 2:26:06 2:26:08 2:26:10 2:26:11 2:26:13 2:26:20 2:26:22 2:26:22 2:26:28 2:26:28

Visiline JEPKESHO Honami MAEDA Afera GODFAY JISA Marta MEGRA Hirut TIBEBU Gladys CHERONO Sembere TEFERI Lonah Chemtai SALPETER Nancy KIPROP Bornes KITUR Mary KEITANY Margaret AGAI Monica JEPKOECH Betsy SAINA Aberu MEKURIA Jackline CHEPNGENO Letebrhan HAYLAY Ruth CHEBITOK Bruktayit ESHETU Shitaye ESHETE Belaynesh OLJIRA Stellah BARSOSIO Mulu SEBOKA Abebech AFEWORK Sharon CHEROP Margaret AGAI Hirut Tibebu DAMTE Belaynesh OLJIRA Abebech AFEWORK Ana Dulce FELIX Honami MAEDA Mare DIBABA Volha MAZURONAK Carla Salome ROCHA Dirke DEBELE Kaoutar BOULAID Dalila ABDULKADIR Shitaye ESHETE Do-Yeon KIM Miyuki UEHARA Muluhabt TSEGA Amane GOBENA Ruth CHEBITOK Shewe HAYIMANOT Badane Bedatu HIRPA Zinash MEKONEN Waganesh MEKASHA Jessica TRENGROVE Vivian CHERUIYOT Rose CHELIMO Mimi BELETE Florence KIPLAGAT Shuko GENEMO Hiwot GEBREKIDAN Yuka TAKASHIMA Sara HALL Volha MAZURONAK Shalane FLANAGAN Rea IWADE Clemence CALVIN

Nation Rank Venue

KEN 1 JPN 2 ETH 4 BRN 8 ETH 6 ETH 1 KEN 4 ETH 9 ISR 1 KEN 1 KEN 1 KEN 5 KEN 2 KEN 3 KEN 8 ETH 4 KEN 6 ETH 1 KEN 1 ETH 1 BRN 1 ETH 2 KEN 9 ETH 4 ETH 7 KEN 4 KEN 2 ETH 1 ETH 2 ETH 10 POR 5 JPN 7 ETH 11 BLR 1 POR 8 ETH 2 MAR 1 BRN 1 BRN 2 KOR 5 JPN 9 ETH 5 ETH 1 KEN 1 ETH 2 ETH 3 ETH 7 ETH 1 NZL 4 KEN 2 BRN 6 ETH 3 KEN 4 ETH 5 ETH 2 JPN 8 USA 3 BLR 1 USA 3 JPN 4 FRA 2

Rotterdam Osaka Shanghai Dubai Paris Seoul London Dubai Firenze Wien Prague London Seoul Seoul Frankfurt Valencia Amsterdam Dongying Gold Coast Houston Hamburg Houston Frankfurt Seoul Paris Ljubljana Istanbul Hangzhou Prague Frankfurt Valencia Berlin Frankfurt Dusseldorf Berlin Hamburg Sevilla Saitama Saitama Seoul Berlin Shanghai Mumbai Barcelona Sevilla Sevilla Amsterdam Hengshui Toronto New York London Hamburg Chicago Ljubljana Ottawa Paris Ottawa Berlin New York Nagoya Berlin

Date

08 APR 28 JAN 18 NOV 26 JAN 08 APR 18 MAR 22 APR 26 JAN 25 NOV 22 APR 06 MAY 22 APR 18 MAR 18 MAR 28 OCT 02 DEC 21 OCT 05 MAY 01 JUL 14 JAN 29 APR 14 JAN 28 OCT 18 MAR 08 APR 28 OCT 11 NOV 04 NOV 06 MAY 28 OCT 02 DEC 16 SEP 28 OCT 29 APR 16 SEP 29 APR 25 FEB 09 DEC 09 DEC 18 MAR 16 SEP 18 NOV 21 JAN 11 MAR 25 FEB 25 FEB 21 OCT 29 SEP 21 OCT 04 NOV 22 APR 29 APR 07 OCT 28 OCT 27 MAY 08 APR 27 MAY 12 AUG 04 NOV 11 MAR 12 AUG


World fastest times 2018

Half Marathon Present world record: Zersenay Tadese (ERI), 58:23, Lisboa, 21 Mar 2010 New world record (pending ratification): Abraham Kiptum (KEN), 58:18,Valencia, 28 Oct 2018

Men Time

Athlete

58:18 58:33 58:42 58:42 58:44 59:00 59:06 59:06 59:06 59:07 59:09 59:14 59:17 59:18 59:19 59:19 59:21 59:21 59:22 59:22 59:27 59:28 59:28 59:29 59:36 59:36 59:37 59:40 59:41 59:41 59:42 59:44 59:44 59:47 59:48 59:48 59:50 59:50 59:52 59:54 59:55 59:56 59:58 1:00:01 1:00:01 1:00:01 1:00:02 1:00:02 1:00:03 1:00:04 1:00:05 1:00:05 1:00:06 1:00:06 1:00:07 1:00:07 1:00:07 1:00:08 1:00:08 1:00:09 1:00:09 1:00:09

Abraham KIPTUM KEN 1 Jemal YIMER ETH 2 Bedan KAROKI KEN 1 Erick KIPTANUI KEN 1 Abadi HADIS ETH 3 Jemal YIMER ETH 2 Alex KIBET KEN 3 Daniel KIPCHUMBA KEN 1 KIPCHUMBA KEN 1 Mangata Kimai NDIWA KEN 2 KIPTUM KEN 2 YIMER ETH 3 Yomif KEJELCHA JPN 4 Andamlak BELIHU ETH 1 Josphat Kiptoo BOIT KEN 3 BELIHU ETH 4 Felix KIBITOK KEN 5 Stephen KIPROP KEN 5 Amdework WALELEGN ETH 2 Bernard Kipkorir NGENO KEN 6 El Hassan ELABASSI MAR 7 Edwin Kiprop KIPTOO KEN 6 Simon CHEPROT KEN 8 Abel KIPCHUMBA KEN 9 Jorum Lumbasi OKOMBO KEN 4 Morris GACHAGA KEN 5 James Gitahi RUNGARU KEN 1 Wilfred KIMITEI KEN 6 Leonard LANGAT KEN 2 S KIPROP KEN 1 Josphat BOIT KEN 10 Mule WASIHUN ETH 1 S KIPROP KEN 1 Benard KIMELI KEN 1 Mosinet GEREMEW ETH 1 KIPCHUMBA KEN 3 WALELEGN ETH 1 Aron KIFLE ERI 4 Lelisa DESISA ETH 7 KIPTOO KEN 7 Dominic KIPTARUS KEN 8 Geoffrey YEGON KEN 2 Peter KWEMOI KEN 3 Jake ROBERTSON NZL 1 Asefa MENGISTU ETH 9 NDIWA KEN 11 Teshome MEKONEN ETH 12 Geoffrey KAMWOROR KEN 1 Victor Kimutai CHUMO KEN 1 Hiskel TEWELDE ERI 2 Erick KIPTANUI KEN 1 Abel KIPCHUMBA KEN 4 Shadrack KIPLAGAT KEN 5 Wilfried KIMITEI KEN 3 Dominic KIPTARUS KEN 3 Asefa TEFERA ETH 2 Cosmas BIRECH KEN 4 Abraham KIPYATICH KEN 6 Kaan Kigen ÖZBILEN TUR 3 Julien WANDERS SUI 2 Japhet Kipyegon KORIR KEN 4 Aweke AYALEW BRN 5

Nation Rank Venue

Date

Valencia 28 OCT Valencia 28 OCT Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Berlin 08 APR Valencia 28 OCT Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Stresa 15 APR Copenahgen 16 SEP Stresa 15 APR Copenhagen 16 SEP Copenhagen 16 SEP Copenhagen 16 SEP Delhi 21 OCT Stresa 15 APR Valencia 28 OCT Copenhagen 16 SEP Valencia 28 OCT Delhi 21 OCT Valencia 28 OCT Valencia 28 OCT Copenhagen 16 SEP Valencia 28 OCT Valencia 28 OCT Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Den Haag 11 MAR Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Den Haag 11 MAR Usti nad Labem 15 SEP Valencia 28 OCT Barcelona 11 FEB Venlo 25 MAR Prague 07 APR Buenos Aires 26 AUG Delhi 21 OCT Istanbul 08 APR Delhi 21 OCT Copenhagen 16 SEP Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Copenhagen 16 SEP Prague 07 APR Prague 07 APR Houston 14 JAN Copenhagen 16 SEP Valencia 28 OCT Valencia 28 OCT Valencia 24 MAR Lille 01 SEP Lille 01 SEP Lisboa 11 MAR Prague 07 APR Prague 07 APR Lille 01 SEP Den Haag 11 MAR Istanbul 08 APR Lille 01 SEP Prague 07 APR Istanbul 08 APR Barcelona 11 FEB Den Haag 11 MAR Delhi 21 OCT

Time

Athlete

1:00:10 1:00:10 1:00:11 1:00:11 1:00:12 1:00:14 1:00:15 1:00:15 1:00:16 1:00:16 1:00:16 1:00:16 1:00:16 1:00:17 1:00:18 1:00:20 1:00:20 1:00:20 1:00:20 1:00:21 1:00:22 1:00:24 1:01:24 1:00:24 1:00:24 1:00:25 1:00:26 1:00:28 1:00:28 1:00:29 1:00:29 1:00:29 1:00:29 1:00:31 1:00:31 1:00:31 1:00:33 1:00:34 1:00:36 1:00:36 1:00:37 1:01:37 1:00:37 1:00:37 1:01:38 1:00:38 1:00:39 1:00:39 1:00:40 1:00:40 1:00:41 1:00:41 1:00:42

Moses KURONG Victor Kimutai CHUMO Felix KIBITOK Alexander MUTISO Leonard KORIR Abdallah Kibet MANDE Guye Idemo ADOLA Stephen KIPROP Benard KIMELI Yohannes GERGISH Gilbert MASAI Leonard LANGAT Mustapha EL AZIZ Morris Munene GACHAGA Abdallah MANDE Feyisa LILESA Tola Shura KITATA Leonard LANGAT Eric TIROP Nicholas KOSIMBEI Abraham CHEROBEN Vincent RONO Alexander MUTISO John LANGAT Justus KANGOGO Barselius KIPYEGO Betesfa GETAHUN Lelisa DESISA Atsedu TSEGAY Clement Kiprono LANGAT Zersenay TADESE Emmanuel KIPRONO Hicham AMGHAR Edward WAWERU Alexander MUTISO Aron KIFLE Jemal YIMER Abdallah MANDE Richard MENGICH Jorum OKOMBO Samuel CHELANGA Japhet Kipyegon KORIR Jemal YIMER Andawork WALELEGN Javier GUERRA Gilbert MASAI Stephen KIBET Abel KIPCHUMBA Solomon SHUMAY James RUNGARU Stephen SAMBU Seyefu TURA Paul MWANGI

Women

Nation Rank Venue

Date

UGA 3 KEN 2 KEN 1 KEN 10 KEN 6 UGA 3 ETH 2 KEN 1 KEN 8 ERI 2 KEN 4 KEN 4 MAR 1 KEN 3 UGA 4 ETH 3 ETH 4 KEN 5 KEN 5 KEN 4 BRN 2 KEN 9 KEN 1 KEN 5 KEN 7 KEN 2 ETH 11 ETH 10 ETH 5 KEN 5 ERI 6 KEN 2 MAR 13 KEN 1 KEN 7 ERI 3 ETH 4 UGA 7 KEN 3 KEN 12 USA 6 KEN 2 ETH 2 ETH 13 ESP 3 KEN 4 KEN 5 KEN 3 ERI 2 KEN 14 KEN 7 KEN 2 KEN 3

Barcelona 11 FEB Venlo 25 MAR Milano 25 MAR Copenhagen 16 SEP Delhi 21 OCT Venlo 25 MAR Houston 14 JAN Olomouc 23 JUN Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Lisboa 11 MAR Venlo 25 MAR Istanbul 08 APR Lisboa 14 OCT Lisboa 11 MAR Barcelona 11 FEB Houston 14 JAN Houston 14 JAN Barcelona 11 FEB Lille 01 SEP Lisboa 11 MAR Valencia 24 MAR Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Granollers 04 FEB Venlo 25 MAR Prague 07 APR Usti nad Labem 15 SEP Copenhagen 16 SEP Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Lisboa 11 MAR Houston 14 JAN Lisboa 11 MAR Berlin 08 APR Valencia 28 OCT Marugame 04 FEB Lisboa 11 MAR Valencia 24 MAR Valencia 24 MAR Delhi 21 OCT Berlin 08 APR Copenhagen 16 SEP Houston 14 JAN Granollers 04 FEB Olomouc 23 JUN Copenhagen 16 SEP Granollers 04 FEB Berlin 08 APR Den Haag 11 MAR Usti nad Labem 15 SEP Milano 25 MAR Copenhagen 16 SEP Houston 14 JAN Lisboa 14 OCT Milano 25 MAR

GBR USA NZL KEN KEN

South Shields Ostia South Shields Wachau Wachau

Other performances:

59:27 59:47 59:58 1:00:21 1:00:29

Mo FARAH Galen RUPP Jake ROBERTSON Geoffrey RONOH Philemon MARITIM

1 1 2 1 2

09 SEP 11 MAR 09 SEP 23 SEP 23 SEP

Uncertain measurement:

1:00:23 Hicham AMGHAR MAR 1 Marrakech 28 JAN 1:00:38 Mohamed REDA EL AARABY MAR 2 Marrakech 28 JAN

Present world record (mixed competition): Joyciline Jepkosgei (KEN), 1:04:51,Valencia, 22 Oct 2017 Present world record (women-only race) Netsanet Gudeta (ETH), 1:06:11,Valencia, 24 Mar 2018

Time

Athlete

1:04:52 1:04:55 1:05:04 1:05:07 1:05:15 1:05:37 1:05:46 1:06:09 1:06:11 1:06:11 1:06:13 1:06:15 1:06:18 1:06:21 1:06:22 1:06:31 1:06:39 1:06:46 1:06:47 1:06:48 1:06:49 1:06:49 1:06:50 1:06:50 1:06:54 1:06:56 1:06:56 1:06:59 1:07:00 1:07:02 1:07:03 1:07:07 1:07:13 1:07:13 1:07:15 1:07:17 1:07:17 1:07:18 1:07:18 1:07:25 1:07:30 1:07:32 1:07:33 1:07:36 1:07:48 1:07:49 1:07:49 1:07:49 1:07:51 1:07:54 1:07:55 1:07:55 1:07:58 1:08:07 1:08:07 1:08:09 1:08:09 1:08:10 1:08:10 1:08:12 1:08:12 1:08:19

Fancy CHEMUTAI KEN 1 Mary KEITANY KEN 2 Joan MELLY KEN 1 Caroline KIPKIRUI KEN 3 Sifan HASSAN NED 1 MELLY KEN 4 Ababel YESHANEH ETH 2 KIPKIRUI KEN 2 Netsanet GUDETA ETH 1 Gelete BURKA ETH 1 Alia Mohammed SAEED UAE 2 MELLY KEN 3 Edith CHELIMO KEN 3 Zeineba YIMER ETH 4 YESHANEH ETH 1 Pauline KORIKWIANG KEN 4 Ruti AGA ETH 1 Joyciline JEPKOSGEI KEN 5 Degitu AZIMERAW ETH 6 KIPKIRUI KEN 2 Brigid KOSGEI KEN 7 Tsehay GEMECHU ETH 1 Mary WACERA KEN 3 Buze DIRIBA ETH 4 JEPKOSGEI KEN 2 Pauline KAMALU KEN 3 JEPKOSGEI KEN 2 Zeineba YIMER ETH 2 Roza Dereje BEKELE ETH 2 Ruth CHEPNGETICH KEN 5 Bekelech GUDETA ETH 6 Diana Chemtai KIPYOGEI KEN 5 Edith CHELIMO KEN 5 Gladys CHERONO KEN 8 Stacy NDIWA KEN 4 Eunice CHUMBA BRN 4 Diana CHEMTAI KEN 1 CHUMBA BRN 6 Yebrgual MELESE ETH 1 Molly HUDDLE USA 7 Netsanet GUDETA ETH 1 Nancy JEPKOSGEI KEN 2 Hazuna YAMASAKI JPN 1 Hiwot GEBREKIDAN ETH 7 Bekelech GUDETA ETH 6 Helen Tola BEKELE ETH 9 Nancy KIPROP KEN 1 YESHANEH ETH 5 Meseret BELETE ETH 8 Sutume Asefa KEBEDE ETH 1 Diana KIPYOGEI KEN 3 Lonah Chemtai SALPETER KEN 2 Yeshi Kalayu CHEKOLE ERI 7 Antonina KWAMBAI KEN 1 YIMER ETH 5 Zerfie LIMENEH ETH 2 Meseret BELETE ETH 6 Desi MOKONOIN BRN 7 Worknesh DEGEFA ETH 3 Bekelech GUDETA ETH 8 Dalila ABDULKADIR BRN 9 Polline WANJIKU KEN 3

Nation Rank Venue

Date

Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Prague 07 APR Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Copenhagen 16 SEP Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Copenhagen 16 SEP Prague 07 APR Valencia 24 MAR Valencia 28 OCT Valencia 28 OCT Copenhagen 16 SEP Valencia 28 OCT Copenhagen 16 SEP Istanbul 08 APR Valencia 28 OCT Houston 14 JAN Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Houston 14 JAN Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Delhi 21 OCT Houston 14 JAN Houston 14 JAN Valencia 24 MAR Valencia 24 MAR Delhi 21 OCT Delhi 21 OCT Istanbul 08 APR Copenhagen 16 SEP Copenhagen 16 SEP Valencia 28 OCT Houston 14 JAN Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Delhi 21 OCT Valencia 24 MAR Usti nad Labem 15 SEP Houston 14 JAN Lisboa 14 OCT Houston 14 JAN Olomouc 23 JUN Usti nad Labem 15 SEP Yamaguchi 11 FEB Copenhagen 16 SEP Valencia 28 OCT Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Venlo 25 MAR Delhi 21 OCT Copenhagen 16 SEP Milano 25 MAR Istanbul 08 APR Lisboa 14 OCT Valencia 28 OCT Paris 04 MAR Valencia 24 MAR Paris 04 MAR Valencia 24 MAR Valencia 24 MAR Prague 07 APR Valencia 24 MAR Valencia 24 MAR Paris 04 MAR

Time

Athlete

1:08:21 1:08:22 1:08:25 1:08:26 1:08:30 1:08:34 1:08:34 1:08:36 1:08:36 1:08:36 1:08:37 1:08:38 1:08:38 1:08:38 1:08:39 1:08:41 1:08:42 1:08:48 1:08:58 1:08:59 1:09:01 1:09:02 1:09:04 1:09:06 1:09:06 1:09:07 1:09:10 1:09:11 1:09:12 1:09:15 1:09:17 1:09:17 1:09:18 1:09:20 1:09:21 1:09:22 1:09:23 1:09:25 1:09:26 1:09:27 1:09:29 1:09:29 1:09:32 1:09:34 1:09:36 1:09:38 1:09:38 1:09:39 1:09:43 1:09:40 1:09:44 1:09:44 1:09:45 1:09:45

Sharon Jemutai CHEROP Naom JEBET Shitaye ESHETE Meseret DEFAR Zinash MEKONNEN Celestine JEPCHIRCHIR Meskerem ASEFA Tejitu DABA Belaynesh OLJIRA Tirunesh DIBABA Dibabe KUMA Jordan HASAY Shitaye ESHETE Monicah WANJUHI Helen Bekele TOLA Kejeta MELAT YISAK Diana KIPYOGEI Salomé NYIRARUKUNDO Lonah CHEMTAI Daisy KIMELI Delvine MERINGOR Joy KEMUNA Melat HEJETA Ababel YESHANEH Meseret BELETE Antonina KWAMBAI Vivian JERONO MELLY CHEPNGETICH Mare DIBABA Veronica MAINA Betsy SAINA Joyce CHEPKIRUI Sinead DIVER Joyce CHEPKEMOI Etagegne WOLDU Pasalia KIPKOECH Risper CHEBET Mimi BELETE Sarah HALL Martina STRAHL Alina REH Birhane DIBABA MELLY Failuna ABDI MATANGA Helah KIPROP Fancy CHEMUTAI Gotytom GEBRESLASE Antonina KWAMBAI Pauline KAMULU Peniah JEROP Daisy CHEROTICH Aselefech MERGIA Juliet CHEKWEL

Nation Rank Venue

Date

KEN 4 KEN 10 BRN 10 ETH 1 ETH 11 KEN 5 ETH 9 BRN 1 ETH 10 ETH 6 ETH 2 USA 8 ETH 1 KEN 11 ETH 8 ETH 2 KEN 1 RWA 3 ISR 12 KEN 2 KEN 3 KEN 3 ETH 1 ETH 1 ETH 1 KEN 2 KEN 1 KEN 2 KEN 13 ETH 1 KEN 9 KEN 1 KEN 4 AUS 1 KEN 1 ETH 5 KEN 3 KEN 4 BRN 4 USA 1 SUI 2 GER 1 ETH 4 KEN 1 TAN 5 KEN 10 KEN 1 ETH 2 KEN 1 KEN 2 KEN 7 KEN 1 ETH 2 UGA 1

Paris 04 MAR Ras Al Khaimah 09 FEB Valencia 24 MAR San Diego 03 JUN Valencia 24 MAR Paris 04 MAR Copenhagen 16 SEP Barcelona 11 FEB Copenhagen 16 SEP Delhi 21 OCT Barcelona 11 FEB Houston 14 JAN Napoli 04 FEB Copenhagen 16 SEP Valencia 28 OCT Venlo 25 MAR Adana 07 JAN Barcelona 11 FEB Valencia 24 MAR Adana 07 JAN Adana 07 JAN Venlo 25 MAR Berlin 08 APR Yangzhou 22 APR Goteborg 19 MAY Napoli 04 FEB Buenos Aires 26 AUG Yangzhou 22 APR Valencia 24 MAR Glasgow 30 SEP Houston 14 JAN Marugame 04 FEB Istanbul 08 APR Maroochydore 19 AUG Trento 07 OCT Istanbul 08 APR Yangzhou 22 APR Prague 07 APR Barcelona 11 FEB Gold Coast 01 JUL Berlin 08 APR Köln 07 OCT Yangzhou 22 APR Boston 07 OCT Barcelona 11 FEB Houston 14 JAN Zwolle 09 JUN Boston 07 OCT Lille 01 SEP Yamaguchi 11 FEB Istanbul 08 APR Stresa 15 APR Olomouc 23 JUN Cardiff 07 OCT

KEN KEN KEN KEN ETH ETH KEN

South Shields South Shields South Shields South Shields Ostia Ostia Wachau

Other performances:

1:07:43 1:07:52 1:08:10 1:08:11 1:09:02 1:09:21 1:09:23

Vivian CHERUIYOT Brigid KOSGEI Joyciline JEPKOSGEI Linet MASAI Haftamenesh TESFAYE Dera DIDA Perendis LEPKANA

1 2 3 4 1 2 1

09 SEP 09 SEP 09 SEP 09 SEP 11 MAR 11 MAR 23 SEP

10km Present world record: Leonard Patrick Komon (KEN), 26:44, Utrecht, 26 Sep 2010

Men Time

Athlete

26:46 27:08 27:16 27:18 27:19 27:21 27:22 27:24 27:26 27:26 27:28 27:32 27:37 27:37 27:38

Rhonex KIPRUTO Rhonex KIPRUTO Joshua CHEPTEGEI Geoffrey KOECH Mathew KIMELI Vincent KIPROTICH Mathew KORTEK Davis KIPLANGAT Emmanuel KIPRONO Mathew KIMELI Jake ROBERTSON Julien WANDERS Amedework WALELEGN Emanuel GISAMODA Abrahem KIPYATICH

Nation Rank Venue

KEN KEN KEN KEN KEN KEN UGA KEN KEN KEN NZL SUI ETH TAN KEN

1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 1 2 1 2 4

Date

Prague 08 SEP New York 29 APR Durban 14 OCT Prague 08 SEP New York 29 APR Berlin 14 OCT Santos 20 MAY Utrecht 07 OCT Paderborn 31 MAR Prague 08 SEP New Orleans 01 APR Durban 14 OCT Laredo 17 MAR Utrecht 07 OCT Prague 08 SEP

Time

Athlete

27:40 27:40 27:44 27:44 27:44 27:44 27:45 27:46 27:47 27:48 27:48 27:50 27:51

Benard Kibet LAGAT Isaac KIPSANG Geoffrey KOECH Simon CHEPROT Peter KWEMOI Albert ROP Benard NGENO Hicham AMGHAR Stephen KISSA Antonio ABADOA BECI Andamlak BERTA Benard KIMELI Timothy KIPLAGAT

Nation Rank Venue

KEN KEN KEN KEN KEN BRN KEN MAR UGA ESP ETH KEN KEN

5 3 1 2 6 4 1 7 4 2 1 8 3

Prague Utrecht Oelde Oelde Prague Utrecht Mobile Prague Durban Laredo Ottawa Prague Laredo

Date

08 SEP 07 OCT 10 JUN 10 JUN 08 SEP 07 OCT 24 MAR 08 SEP 14 OCT 17 MAR 26 MAY 08 SEP 17 MAR

Other performances:

27:37 Jake ROBERTSON

Present world record: Joyciline Jepkosgei, 29:43, Prague, 09 Sep 2017

Women

NZL 1 Cape Elizabeth 04 AUG

Time

Athlete

30:19 30:22 30:23 30:50 30:57 30:59 31:00 31:07 31:08 31:14 31:17 31:17 31:17 31:19 31:20

Caroline KIPKIRUI KEN Fancy CHEMUTAI KEN Diana KIPYOKEI KEN Agnes TIROP KEN Sandrafelis Chebet TUEI KEN Mary KEITANY KEN Dorcas JEPCHIRCHIR KEN Tsehay BEYAN ETH Tirunesh DIBABA ETH Stella CHESANG UGA Norah JERUTO KEN Dorcas TUITOEK KEN Eva CHERONO KEN Agnes TIROP KEN Clemence CALVIN FRA

Nation Rank Venue

1 2 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 4 1 1 1

Prague Prague Prague Tilburg Valencia New York Paderborn Tilburg Manchester Durban Valencia Prague Utrecht Bangalore Langueux

Date

08 SEP 08 SEP 08 SEP 02 SEP 14 JAN 09 JUN 31 MAR 02 SEP 20 MAY 14 OCT 14 JAN 08 SEP 07 OCT 27 MAY 20 JUN

Time

Athlete

31:22 31:23 31:25 31:26 31:28 31:33 31:34 31:34 31:35

Senbere TEFERE Alina REH Perine NENKAMPI Dorcas CHEPCHICHIR Caroline KIPKORIR Mercyline CHELANGAT Mary MUNANU Rosemary Wanjiru Dibabe KUMA

Nation Rank Venue

ETH GER KEN KEN KEN KEN KEN ken ETH

2 1 5 1 3 2 3 6 4

Bangalore Berlin Prague Oelde Bangalore Durban Valencia Prague Valencia

Date

27 MAY 14 OCT 08 SEP 10 JUN 27 MAY 14 OCT 14 JAN 08 SEP 14 JAN

Other performances:

31:21 Sandrafelis Chebet TUEI KEN 1 Cape Elizabeth 04 AUG 31:26 Ababel YESHANEH ETH 2 Cape Elizabeth 04 AUG Uncertain measurement:

31:17 31:31

Agnes Jebet TIROP Dorcas JEPCHIRCHIR

KEN 1 Ziwa KEN 2 Ziwa

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Race contact details Race Directors: Send updated race contact details to update@aims-worldrunning.org * Associate member

Algeria Semi Marathon Int’l de la Ville de Béjaia Oct Haddad Fatsah E: fatsahmarathon@hotmail.fr W: www.semimarathondebejaia.com fb: facebook.com/ semimarathondebejaia Sahara Marathon Feb James E. B. Carney E: saharamarathon@aol.com W: www.saharamarathon.org fb: facebook.com/saharamarathonorg Course not measurable to AIMS standards

Angola São Silvestre de Luanda 10km Dec Carlos Rosa de Souza E: crabreluz@gmail.com W: www.saosilvestreangola.co.ao fb: facebook.com/saosilvestreangola

Antarctica Antarctic Ice Marathon & 100k Dec Richard Donovan E: rd@npmarathon.com W: www.icemarathon.com fb: facebook.com/AntarcticIceMarathon Antarctica Marathon & Half Mar Thom Gilligan E: info@marathontours.com W: www.antarcticamarathon.com fb: facebook.com/AntarcticaMarathon Course not measurable to AIMS standards

Argentina Buenos Aires Int’l Marathon Sep Luis Vinker E: info@maratondebuenosaires.com W: www.maratondebuenosaires.com fb: facebook.com/maratonbuenosaires Maratón Internacional de Mendoza Apr Enrique Eiras E: e@maratondemendoza.com W: www.maratondemendoza.com fb: facebook.com/MaratondeMendoza/

Armenia *Yerevan Marathon and Half Marathon Anahit Adamyan E: anahit.adamyan@ armeniamarathon.org W: www.armeniamarathon.org fb: facebook.com/ Yerevanhalfmarathon/

Oct

Aug

Brisbane Marathon Festival Jun Jason Crowther E: info@atlasmultisports.com.au W: www.brisbanemarathon.com fb: facebook.com/brisbanemarathon Gold Coast Marathon Jul Cameron Hart E: info@goldcoastmarathon.com.au W: www.goldcoastmarathon.com.au fb: facebook.com/gcmarathon

KLM Aruba Marathon Jun Kees van Muiswinkel E: info@ arubainternationalmarathon.com W: www.arubainternationalmarathon. com fb: facebook.com/MarathonAruba

Australia Adelaide Marathon Festival May Ben Hockings E: events@sarrc.asn.au W: www.adelaidemarathon.com.au fb: facebook.com/SARoadRunnersClub Australian Outback Marathon Jul Michael Walton E: sales@ australianoutbackmarathon.com W: www.australianoutbackmarathon. com fb: facebook.com/outbackmarathon Course not measurable to AIMS standards Apr

Bahamas Marathon Bahamas, Half & Relay Pamela Richardson E: info@marathonbahamas.com W: www.marathonbahamas.com fb: facebook.com/marathon242

Jan

Barbados Cave Shepherd & Co Run Barbados Marathon Weekend Dec Island Races (Zary Evelyn & Kristina Evelyn) E: runbarbados@gmail.com W: www.runbarbados.org fb: facebook.com/RunBarbadosSeries/

Belarus

Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival Oct Marcus Gale E: enquiries@melbournemarathon. com.au W: www.melbournemarathon.com.au fb: facebook.com/ melbournemarathonfestival

Minsk Half Marathon Sep Vadim Devyatovskiy E: belarus.athletics@gmail.com W: minskhalfmarathon.by fb: facebook.com/minskhalfmarathon/

Goodlife Rottnest Running Festival Raymond Lampard E: wamc@wamc.org.au W: www.wamc.org.au fb: bit.ly/2pbsPuK

AG Antwerp Marathon Greg Broekmans E: info@golazo.com W: www.antwerpmarathon.be fb: facebook.com/antwerp10miles

Jun

Belgium Apr

7 Sunshine Coast Marathon Aug Jason Crowther E: jason@atlasmultisports.com.au W: www.sunshinecoastmarathon.com.au fb: facebook.com/ SunshineCoastMarathon

Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon Oct Greg Broekmans E: info@golazo.com W: www.brusselsmarathon.be fb: facebook.com/brusselsmarathon

Blackmores Sydney Running Festival (incl. Sydney Marathon) Sep Wayne Larden E: info@sydneyrunningfestival. com.au W: www.sydneyrunningfestival.com.au fb: facebook.com/officialbsrf

Linker Oevert Marathon Kid Van Thienen E: kvth@telenet.be W: www.linkeroevertmarathon.com fb: on.fb.me/ZPKj2k

McDonald’s Townsville Running Festival Aug Scott Piper E: info@mppromotions.com.au W: www.townsvillerunningfestival.com fb: facebook.com/townsvillerunningfest

Thunder Dragon Marathon May Mike Gratton E: mike@209events.com W: www.thunderdragonmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/ thunderdragonmarathon

Westlink M7 Blacktown Running Festival Jul Tanya Bigeni E: events.team@blacktown. nsw.gov.au W: www.blacktown.nsw.gov.au/ runningfestival fb: facebook.com/BlacktownCityCouncil

Course not measurable to AIMS standards

Austria

Aruba

Australian Running Festival presented by TCS Melanie Stewart E: mel.stewart@ fairfaxmedia.com.au W: www.runningfestival.com.au fb: facebook.com/austrunningfest/

Barossa Marathon Festival Ben Hockings E: events@sarrc.asn.au W: www.barossamarathon.com.au fb: on.fb.me/1lb7Y1t

3 Country Sparkasse Marathon Günter Ernst E: info@sparkasse-3laender-marathon.at W: www.sparkasse-3-laendermarathon.at fb: facebook.com/ Sparkasse3LaenderMarathon ASICS Austrian Women’s Run Ilse Dippmann, Andreas Schnabl E: office@oesterreichischerfrauenlauf.at W: www.austrianwomensrun.com

Oct

Bhutan

Bosnia *Banja Luka Half Marathon Vladimir Selec E: info@banjalukamaraton.com W: www.banjalukamarathon.com fb: facebook.com/BLpolumaraton

May

Sarajevo Sberbank Half Marathon Sep Franjo Sola E: franjo.sola@sarajevomarathon.ba W: sarajevomarathon.ba/en fb: facebook.com/ events/204804080102150/

May

Diacore Gaborone Marathon May Danny Blumberg E: info@diacoregaboronemarathon.com W: www.diacoregaboronemarathon.com fb: fb.com/Diacoregaboronemarathon

Brazil

Vienna City Marathon Apr Wolfgang Konrad E: office@vienna-marathon.com W: www.vienna-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/vienna.city.marathon Sep

Brasilia City Half MarathonNov Paulo Roberto Passos Carelli E: paulo@iguanasports.com.br W: www.bsbcityhalfmarathon.com.br Rio de Janeiro City Marathon Joao Traven E: maratonadorio@ maratonadorio.com.br W: www.maratonadorio.com.br fb: facebook.com/ maratonadoriodejaneiro

São Silvestre Int’l Road Race Thadeus Kassabian E: tgk@yescom.com.br W: www.saosilvestre.com.br *Sao Paulo City Marathon Paulo Roberto Passos Carelli E: paulo@iguanasports.com.br W: www.spcitymarathon.com.br São Paulo Int’l Half Marathon Corpore Octávio José Aronis E: corpore@corpore.org.br W: www.corpore.org.br fb: facebook.com/CorporeBrasil

Aug

Dec

Jul

Apr

São Paulo Marathon Apr Thadeus Gilberto Kassabian E: tgk@yescom.com.br W: www.saopaulomarathonbrazil.com fb: facebook.com/maratonadesaopaulo/ Corrida de Sao Sebastiao Jan Joao Traven E: spiridon@spiridon.com.br W: www.corridadesaosebastiao.com.br fb: facebook.com/ corridadesaosebastiao/

*The Khmer Empire Marathon Sem Phalla E: direct@cambodia-events.org, info@cambodia-events.org W: www.cambodia-events.org fb: facebook.com/ khmerempiremarathon Phnom Penh Half Marathon Mr. Sem Phalla E: direct@cambodia-events.org, info@cambodia-events.org W: www.cambodia-events.org fb: on.fb.me/1nfsVir

Jun

Rio City Half Marathon Apr Paulo Roberto Passos Carelli E: paulo@iguanasports.com.br W: www.riocityhalfmarathon.com.br

Servus Edmonton Marathon Tom Keogh E: info@edmontonmarathon.ca W: www.edmontonmarathon.ca fb: facebook.com/EdmMarathon

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon & Half Marathon & 5k Oct Alan Brookes E: alan@canadarunningseries.com W: www.torontowaterfrontmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/ TorontoWaterfront42k Toronto Marathon Jay Glassman E: info@torontomarathon.com W: www.torontomarathon.com fb: facebook.com/torontomarathon

May

The Vancouver Sun Run Presented Apr by Ford Tim Hopkins E: info@vancouversunrun.com W: www.vancouversunrun.com fb: facebook.com/#!/vancouversunrun GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon Oct Cathy Noel E: info@runvictoriamarathon.com W: www.runvictoriamarathon.com fb: facebook.com/Victoria.Marathon

Cayman Islands

Aug

Santiago Marathon Apr Fernando Jamarne E: fjamarne@alessandri.cl W: www.maratondesantiago.com fb: facebook.com/maratondesantiago

Chile

Jun

Volcano MarathonNov Richard Donovan E: npmarathon@gmail.com W: www.volcanomarathon.com fb: facebook.com/thevolcanomarathon Course not measurable to AIMS standards

China

Sihanoukville Int’l Half Marathon Mar Mr. Sem Phalla E: direct@cambodia-events.org, info@cambodia-events.org W: www.cambodia-events.org fb: facebook.com/ sihanoukvillemarathon Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Jon Bird E: info@calgarymarathon.com W: www.calgarymarathon.com fb: on.fb.me/1bWyk7c

Oct

Dec

Cambodia Angkor Wat Int’l Half Marathon Sem Phalla E: direct@cambodia-events.org, info@cambodia-events.org W: www.cambodia-events.org fb: facebook.com/ angkorwathalfmarathon

SSQ Quebec City Marathon Patrice Gagnon E: info@jecoursqc.com W: jecoursqc.com fb: facebook.com/jecoursqc

Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon Dec Rhonda Kelly E: info@caymanislandsmarathon.com W: www.caymanislandsmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/CaymanMarathon

Canada

Botswana

Salzburg Marathon May Johannes Langer E: office@salzburg-marathon.at W: www.salzburg-marathon.at fb: facebook.com/salzburg.marathon

Int’l WACHAUmarathon Mag. Michael Buchleitner E: office@wachaumarathon.com W: www.wachaumarathon.com fb: facebook.com/wachaumarathon

Oct

Rio Half Marathon Thadeus Gilberto Kassabian E: tgk@yescom.com.br W: www.riohalfmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/meiadorio/

May

Beijing Marathon Wang Dawei E: oc@beijing-marathon.com W: www.beijing-marathon.com/en Dalian Int’l Marathon Sun Xinsheng E: kouzhengjie@sina.com W: www.dlmls.org

Sep

May

*Great Hakka MarathonNov Dave Cundy E: guo.feng@great-hakkamarathon.com W: www.great-hakka-marathon.com Course not measurable to AIMS standards

Aug

Okanagan Marathon Oct Tara and Brad Melville E: info@okanaganmarathon.ca W: www.okanaganmarathon.ca fb: facebook.com/okanaganmarathon.ca Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon and May Ottawa 10K John Halvorsen E: questions@runottawa.ca W: www.runottawa.ca fb: facebook.com/OttawaMarathon

The Great Wall Marathon May Dave Cundy E: gwm_booking@263.net. cn, kent.wang@greatwall-marathon.com.cn W: www.great-wall-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/greatwallmarathon Course not measurable to AIMS standards

Guiyang International Marathon Cen Yongfeng E: 2423493952@qq.com W: www.gymarathon.com

Jul

Hangzhou MarathonNov Mr. Long Jiang E: marathon@hzim.org W: www.hzim.org fb: facebook.com/hangzhou.marathon

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Lanzhou Int’l Marathon Long Fuguo E: lzmarathon@126.com W: www.lzmarathon.com Nanjing Luhe Zhuzhen Int’l Half Marathon Kewen Wu E: 2769944@qq.com W: www.njlhmls.com

Jun

Oct

Shanghai Int’l MarathonNov Jenny Zhou E: general@shmarathon.com W: www.shang-ma.com Wuxi Marathon Tianwen Hu E: tianwen@ihuipao.com W: www.wuximarathon.com Xiamen Marathon Fu Yimin E: xmmarathon@xmim. org,ealin_zhuo@126.com W: www.xmim.org/en/ fb: facebook.com/xiamenmarathon Yellow River Estuary Int’l Marathon Yuan Zhen E: dygjmls@163.com W: www.hhkgjmls.net

Mar

Jan

May

Chinese Taipei Kaohsiung Int’l Marathon Huang Yu E: khmskhms@kcg.gov.tw W: www.khm.com.tw fb: facebook.com/khmarathon/ Kinmen Marathon Sunny Chen E: wayne@sportsnet.org.tw W: www.sportsnet.org.tw

Feb

Feb

*Taichung World Flora Exposition Int Feb Marathon Chen Ching Lung E: fuludun@gmail.com W: lohasnet.tw/Floraexpo20190224 Taipei Marathon Sunny Chen E: wayne@sportsnet.org.tw W: www.sportsnet.org.tw Face Equality Taipei Expressway Marathon Sunny Chen E: wayne@sportsnet.org.tw W: www.sportsnet.org.tw

Dec

New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Mar Marathon Ching-Cheng Wang E: tpe@mf.iaaf.org W: www.wanjinshi-marathon.com.tw fb: on.fb.me/1bWyj3d

Zengwen Reservoir Marathon Wang, Ching-Cheng E: tpe@mf.iaaf.org W: www.athletics.org.tw fb: bit.ly/2rRvU6G

Apr

Dec

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Costa Rica *Maraton Cartago Rodolfa Villalobos E: rvillalobos@ grupopublicitariocr.net W: www.grupopublicitariocr.net Correcaminos Marathon & Half Marathon Gustavo Alvarez E: info@correcaminoscr.com W: www.maratoncorrecaminos.com fb: on.fb.me/1bWykEc

Apr

Jul

10K San José – Costa Rica Sep Guillermo Sáenz E: marathoncostarica@gmail.com W: www.marathoncostarica.com fb: on.fb.me/1bWykEg San José Costa Rica Half & Dec Marathon Guillermo Sáenz E: marathoncostarica@gmail.com W: www.marathoncostarica.com fb: on.fb.me/1bWyj3p Maraton y Medio Maraton Municipalidad de San José Vladimir Murillo E: vladimir.murillo@ maratondesanjose.com W: www.maratondesanjose.com Media Maraton “La Sele” Victor Lopez E: vlopez@runnerscr.com W: www.gsxg.net

Jul

May

Aug

Croatia Du Motion-Runners’ Days Dubrovnik (Dubrovnik Half Marathon) Apr Alen Bošković E: alen.boskovic@du-motion.com W: www.du-motion.com/en/home/ fb: bit.ly/2sBlQld Hvar Half Marathon Jun Boris Reinic E: info@hvarmarathon.com W: www.hvarmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/HvarHalfMarathon Losinjski Half Marathon Sep Miroslav Cavlek E: miroslav.cavlek@ri.t-com.hr W: www.ak-losinj.hr fb: facebook.com/losinjhalfmaraton/ Split Half Marathon Feb Kristijan Sindik E: info@splitmarathon.com W: www.splitmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/splithalfmarathon/

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Curaçao KLM Curaçao MarathonNov Kees van Muiswinkel E: kees@curacaomarathon.com W: www.curacaomarathon.com fb: facebook.com/klmcuracaomarathon

Cyprus *Logicom Cyprus Marathon Stavros Kakourides E: run@cyprusmarathon.com W: www.cyprusmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/ CyprusMarathonOfficial

Mar

OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO Mar Spyros Spyrou E: info@limassolmarathon.com W: www.limassolmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/limassolmarathon/ Pardubice Wine Half Marathon Apr Oldřich Bujnoch E: oldrichbujnoch@seznam.cz W: pardubickyvinarskypulmaraton.cz fb: on.fb.me/1HWsAYy Volkswagen Prague Marathon May Václav Skřivánek E: info@runczech.com W: www.runczech.com fb: facebook.com/runczech

Oct

Copenhagen Half Marathon Dorte Vibjerg E: vibjerg@sparta.dk W: copenhagenhalfmarathon.dk fb: facebook.com/cphhalf Telenor Copenhagen Marathon Dorte Vibjerg E: vibjerg@sparta.dk W: www.copenhagenmarathon.dk fb: facebook.com/cphmarathon

Egypt Egyptian Marathon Gasser Riad E: info@egyptianmarathon.net W: www.egyptianmarathon.net fb: on.fb.me/1bWykUW

Jan

Pharaonic 100kmNov Gasser Riad E: info@egyptianmarathon.net W: www.egyptianmarathon.net fb: facebook.com/egytpian.marathon Tallinna Maraton, Half & 10k Mati Lilliallik E: info@tallinnmarathon.ee W: www.tallinnamaraton.ee fb: facebook.com/TallinnaMaraton/ Tartu City Marathon Indrek Kelk E: kristina@tartumaraton.ee W: www.tartumaraton.ee fb: facebook.com/tartumaraton

Sep

Sep

Sep

Oct

Great Ethiopian Run 10kmNov Ermias Ayele E: ermias@ethiopianrun.org W: www.ethiopianrun.org fb: facebook.com/GreatEthiopianRun Hawassa Half Marathon Feb Ermias Ayele E: ermias@ethiopianrun.org W: www.ethiopianrun.org fb: facebook.com/GreatEthiopianRun Standard Chartered Mar Stanley Marathon Simon Fenton E: bank.info@sc.com W: www.standardchartered.com/fk/ events/marathon

Faroe Islands

May

Atlantic Airways Tórshavn Marathon Hergerd Heldarskarod E: hheldarskard@gmail.com W: www.torshavnmarathon.com

Jun

Fiji

Maratón Monumental Primer Santiago de AmericaNov Emilio Martínez E: maratonmonumental@gmail.com W: www.maratonsantiago.do fb: facebook.com/maratonsantiagord

DPR of Korea Apr

Ecuador Guayaquil Marathon Oct Diego Maruri E: diegomaruri@dm3.com W: www.dm3.com fb: on.fb.me/1bWymvQ Quito Últimas Noticias 15k Jun Pablo Gonzalez Peña E: pabloarturogonzalez@gmail.com W: www.quitoultimasnoticias15k.ec fb: facebook.com/UN15K

Island Chill Suva Marathon Gina Houng Lee E: president@suvamarathon.org W: www.suvamarathon.org

France French Riviera Marathon Nice-CannesNov Hugues Lelievre E: communication@azur-sport.org W: www.frenchrivieramarathon.com fb: on.fb.me/1bWymMt

Falkland Islands

Dominican Republic

Mangyongdae Prize Int’l Marathon Jong Song Ok E: prk@star-co.net.kp W: www.pyongyangmarathon.com

Aug

Ethiopia

Czech Republic

H.C. Andersen Marathon Torben Simonsen E: ts@hcamarathon.dk W: www.hcamarathon.dk fb: facebook.com/hcamarathon

La Ruta de las Iglesias Samia Solah, Nina Solah E: samia@tventasec.com, nsolah@tventasec.com W: www.rutadelasiglesias.com fb: facebook.com/rutaiglesias

Estonia

*Radisson Blu Larnaka Int’l MarathonNov Costas Daltas E: info@larnakamarathon.com W: larnakamarathon.com fb: bit.ly/2N9jBeH

Denmark

Tamarindo Beach Marathon Sep Victor López Jiménez E: info@tamarindobeachmarathon.com W: www.tamarindobeachmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/ tamarindobeachmaraton

Zagreb Marathon & Half Marko Jakopović E: zagrebacki.atletski. savez@gmail.com W: www.zagreb-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/zagreb.marathon

Cuba Marabana Marathon & HalfNov Carlos R. Gattorno Correa E: gattorno.marabana@gmail.com W: www.maratondelahabana.com

Ston Wall Marathon Sep Zeljko Konosic E: stonwallmarathon@gmail.com W: www.ston-wall-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/StonWallMarathon

Colombia Media Maratón Int’l de Bogotá Martha Santos E: msantos@ correcaminoscolombia.com W: www.mediamaratonbogota.com fb: facebook.com/mmboficial

Oct

Maratón Medellín Sep Gustavo Orozco Posada E: direccion@maratonmedellin.com W: www.maratonmedellin.co fb: facebook.com/maratonmedellin

Mar

Standard Chartered Taipei Charity Jan Marathon Sunny Chen E: wayne@sportsnet.org.tw W: www.sportsnet.org.tw fb: facebook.com/scbmarathon?fref=ts

Taishin Women Run Taipei Sunny Chen E: wayne@sportsnet.org.tw W: www.sportsnet.org.tw

1/2 Maraton de Bucaramanga - FCV Mariela Sanchez Aguirre E: marielasanchez@fcv.org W: www.fcv.org/maraton fb: facebook.com/FCVColombia

Jul

Finland Helsinki City Marathon May Markku Haverinen E: maraton@sul.fi W: www.helsinkicitymarathon.fi fb: facebook.com/HelsinkiCityMarathon *Helsinki Half Marathon Jun Tapani Virtanen E: info@helsinkihalfmarathon.fi W: www.helsinkihalfmarathon.fi fb: facebook.com/helsinkihalfmarathon

Schneider Electric Apr Marathon de Paris  Edouard Cassignol E: parismarathon@aso.fr W: www. schneiderelectricparismarathon.com fb: facebook.com/parismarathon Paris St Germain en Laye – May La Course Bruno Boukobza E: bruno.boukobza@gmail.com W: www.parissaintgermainlacourse. com fb: on.fb.me/1vnXjoB Serge Vigot La Rochelle Int’l MarathonNov Mauny Nicolas E: info@marathondelarochelle.com W: marathondelarochelle.com fb: facebook.com/marathonLR St Denis Half Marathon – La Voie Royale Thierry Vernay / Antonio Agostinho E: info@wanago.com W: www.lavoieroyale.fr fb: facebook.com/semimarathon. saintdenis/

Oct

Gulf of St Tropez Marathon Mar Fabien Carcuac E: mail@azur-sport.org W: www.marathondugolfedesainttropez. com/uk/index.htm

FYR Macedonia *First Postal Marathon Vlatko Atanasoski E: contact@postalmarathon.com W: www.postalmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/postalmarathon

Oct

Wizz Air Skopje Marathon May Kire Sinadinovski E: kire@skopskimaraton.com.mk W: www.skopjemarathon.com fb: facebook.com/skopskimaraton

Georgia The Great Batumi Night Race Peter Gottwald E: info@batumi-marathon.com W: batumi-marathon.com HeidelbergCement TbilisiHalfMarathon Peter Gottwald E: info@tbilisimarathon.ge W: www.tbilisimarathon.ge fb: facebook.com/Tbilisimarathon

Apr

Sep

Germany Halfmarathon Altötting Guenther Vogl E: halbmarathon@gmx.de W: www.halbmarathon.de fb: bit.ly/2DtxBhf

Sep

BMW Berlin-Marathon Sep Mark Milde W: www.bmw-berlin-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/berlinmarathon

*Helsinki Marathon Aug Tapani Virtanen E: info@helsinkimarathon.com W: www.helsinkimarathon.fi fb: facebook.com/helsinkimarathon/

Generali Berlin Half Marathon Apr Mark Milde W: www.generali-berlinerhalbmarathon.de fb: facebook.com/berlinerhalbmarathon

Paavo Nurmi Marathon Kari Ahonen E: info@paavonurmisports.fi W: www.paavonurmimarathon.fi fb: on.fb.me/1SlsUaQ

RheinEnergieMarathon Cologne Markus Frisch E: info@koeln-marathon.de W: www.cologne-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/koelnmarathon

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METRO Marathon Düsseldorf Sonja Oberem E: info@rhein-marathon.de W: www.metro-marathon.de fb: bit.ly/2mIOkT2

Apr

Mainova Frankfurt Marathon Oct Jo Schindler E: mail@frankfurt-marathon.com W: www.frankfurt-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/ffmmarathon hella hamburg halbmarathon Jun Karsten Schölermann E: info@hamburg-halbmarathon.de W: www.hamburg-halbmarathon.de fb: facebook.com/ events/1490397887732080/ Haspa Marathon Hamburg Apr E: service@marathonhamburg.de W: www.haspa-marathon-hamburg.de fb: facebook.com/ haspamarathonhamburg HAJ Hannover Marathon Apr Stefanie Eichel E: kontakt@marathon-hannover.de W: www.marathon-hannover.de fb: facebook.com/MarathonHannover Generali München Marathon Oct Gernot Weigl E: service@ generalimuenchenmarathon.de W: www.generalimuenchenmarathon.de fb: facebook.com/ generalimuenchenmarathon Volksbank-Münster-Marathon Michael Brinkmann E: info@volksbank-muenstermarathon.de W: www.volksbank-muenstermarathon.de fb: on.fb.me/1bWylIv

Sep

iWelt Marathon Wuerzburg May Guenter Herrmann E: g.herrmann@wuerzburgmarathon.de W: www.wuerzburg-marathon.de fb: facebook.com/Wuerzburg.Marathon

Great Britain Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Claire O Neill E: elaine.riddell@ belfastcitymarathon.org W: www.belfastcitymarathon.com fb: on.fb.me/1bWynjv

May

*Bournemouth Marathon Festival Oct Neil Kilgour E: annette@gsi-events.com W: www.bournemouthmarathon.com fb: on.fb.me/WWhtwp Cardiff Half Marathon Steve Brace E: cardiffhalfmarathon@ run4wales.org W: www.cardiffhalfmarathon.co.uk fb: facebook.com/Cardiffhalf Edinburgh Marathon Festival Neil Kilgour E: annette@gsi-events.com W: www.edinburghmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/ EdinburghMarathonFestival

Oct

*Scottish Half Marathon & 10K Sep Neil Kilgour E: annette@gsi-events.com W: www.scottishhalfmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/ScottishHalfMarathon JCP Swansea Half Marathon Jun David Martin-Jewell E: david@frontrunnerevents.co.uk W: swanseahalfmarathon.co.uk fb: facebook.com/SwanseaHalf

Greece Athens Half Marathon Evangelos Papapostolou E: info@athinahalfmarathon.gr W: www.athinahalfmarathon.gr fb: bit.ly/2bvGYfV

Mar

Int’l Marathon Alexander the Great Apr Drosos Christopoulos E: info@atgm.gr, info@ alexanderthegreatmarathon.org W: www.alexanderthegreatmarathon.org fb: on.fb.me/1bWylYY Athens Marathon The AuthenticNov Evangelos Papapostolou E: info@athensauthenticmarathon.gr W: www.athensauthenticmarathon.gr fb: facebook.com/ athensclassicmarathon *Crete Marathon Apr Evangelos Papapostolou E: racedirector@crete-marathon.gr W: www.crete-marathon.gr fb: facebook.com/cretemarathon

*IDBI Federal Life Insurance Kolkata Marathon Feb Nagraj Adiga E: contact@nebsports.in W: www.kolkatafullmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/kolkatafullmarathon/

UNICEF Charity Run Half Marathon & 10kmNov Lando Cheung E: lando.cheung@unicef.org.hk W: run.unicef.org.hk fb: facebook.com/runforchildren

Ladakh Marathon & Ultra Chewang Motup Goba E: info@ladakhmarathon.com W: www.ladakhmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/ladakhmarathon

Hungary Telekom Vivicittá Spring Half Marathon Apr Árpád Kocsis E: registration@ budapestmarathon.com W: springhalfmarathon.runinbudapest. com fb: facebook.com/runinbudapest/ Wizz Air Budapest Half Marathon Sep Árpád Kocsis E: registration@ budapestmarathon.com W: halfmarathon.runinbudapest.com fb: facebook.com/runinbudapest/ SPAR Budapest Marathon FestivalSep Árpád Kocsis E: registration@ budapestmarathon.com W: marathon.runinbudapest.com fb: facebook.com/runinbudapest/

Iceland

*Mykonos Run Sep Christina Nikolopoulou E: outloudeventservices@yahoo.gr W: www.mykonosrun.com

Suzuki Midnight Sun Run Hrefna Hlín Sveinbjörnsdóttir E: marathon@marathon.is W: midnightrun.is fb: facebook.com/midnightrunis

*Nafplio Marathon Mar Evangelos Papapostolou E: racedirector@nafpliomarathon.gr W: www.nafpliomarathon.gr fb: on.fb.me/1DXeYsT

Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon Aug Jóna Hildur Bjarnadóttir E: marathon@marathon.is W: marathon.is/reykjavik-marathon fb: facebook.com/Reykjavikurmarathon

*Rhodes Marathon Nikolaos Polias E: info@rhodesmarathon.gr W: www.rhodesmarathon.gr fb: facebook.com/roads2rhodes Int’l Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon Drosos Christopoulos E: info@thesshalfmarathon.org W: www.thesshalfmarathon.org fb: on.fb.me/1bWynjE

Apr

Oct

Greenland Polar Circle Marathon Oct Lars Fyhr E: lf@albatros-adventure.com W: www.polar-circle-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/polarcirclemarathon/ United Airlines Guam Marathon Apr Ben Ferguson E: info@unitedguammarathon.com W: www.unitedguammarathon.com fb: facebook.com/ unitedguammarathon/

Hong Kong, China

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Oct Festival of Running Malcolm Sutherland E: info@lochnessmarathon.com W: www.lochnessmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/lochnessmarathon

Gammon China Coast Marathon & Half David Smith E: chinacoast@avohk.org W: www.avohk.org

Milton Keynes Marathon & Half May Andrew Hully E: run@miltonkeynesmarathon.co.uk W: www.mkmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/ MiltonKeynesMarathon

Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon William Ko E: hkmarathon@hkaaa.com W: www.hkmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/hkmarathon

Jun

India Bengaluru Midnight Marathon Dec Gul Mohamed Akbar E: gul@silverscreenfilms.in W: midnightmarathon.in fb: facebook.com/midnightmarathon.in

Guam May

Mizuno Hong Kong Half-Marathon Championships Dec Alan Wong Kim Lun E: inquiry@hkaaa.com W: www.hkaaa.com fb: facebook.com/ilovehkaaa

Jan

Feb

Shriram Properties Bengaluru Marathon Oct Nagaraj Adiga E: adiga@nebsports.in W: www.bengalurumarathon.in fb: facebook.com/marathonbengaluru/ TCS World 10K Bengaluru Hugh Jones E: tcsworld10K@procam.in W: tcsworld10k.procamrunning.in fb: facebook.com/tcsw10k Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Hugh Jones E: adhm@procam.in, arati@procam.in W: adhm.procamrunning.in fb: facebook.com/runadhm?fref=ts Goa River Marathon Nitin Bandekar E: nbandekar@nrbgroup.biz W: www.goarivermarathon.com fb: facebook.com/goarivermarathon AU Bank Jaipur Marathon Mukesh Mishra E: jaipurmarathon@gmail.com W: www.marathonjaipur.com fb: facebook.com/jaipurmarathon/ *Tata Steel Kolkata 25k Hugh Jones E: tsk25@procam.in, aimssec@aol.com W: www.tsk25.procamrunning.in fb: facebook.com/TSKolkata25

May

Sep

Tata Mumbai Marathon Jan Hugh Jones E: tatamumbaimarathon@ procam.in, arati@procam.in W: tatamumbaimarathon. procamrunning.in fb: facebook.com/TataMumMarathon/ *IDBI Federal Life Insurance Mumbai Half Marathon Sep Nagaraj Adiga E: contact@nebsports.in W: www.mumbaihalfmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/MumbaiHM/ IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon Feb Nagaraj Adiga E: adiga@nebsports.in W: www.newdelhimarathon.com fb: facebook.com/newdelhimarathon/ Cairn Pink City Half Marathon Dec Roop Betala E: racedirector@cairnpchm.in W: www.cairnpchm.com fb: facebook.com/PinkCityMarathon/ Pune Int’l Marathon Rohan More E: office.pimt@gmail.com W: www.marathonpune.com fb: facebook.com/marathonpune

Dec

PNB MetLife Satara Hill Half Marathon Sep Dr Devdutta Deo E: runsatara@shhm.co.in W: www.shhm.co.in fb: facebook.com/SataraHillMarathon *Tarblazer 42.2 S. Shashidhar E: shashi@sportman.in W: www.sportman.in/tarblazer/ fb: facebook.com/hellosportman/

Jun

Vizag Navy MarathonNov Dr. Murali Nannapaneni E: medflight@gmail.com W: www.vizagnavymarathon.com

Indonesia Oct

Dec

Feb

Dec

Sep

Borobudur MarathonNov Andreas Kansil E: andreas@pandarasports.com W: borobudurmarathon.co.id fb: facebook.com/ BorobudurMarathon2018/ Jakarta Marathon Edi Purnomo E: edi@inspirogroup.co.id W: www.thejakartamarathon.com fb: facebook.com/TheJKTMarathon

Oct

Iraq Erbil Marathon Abdulsattar Younus E: erbilmarathon@yahoo.com W: www.erbilmarathon.org fb: on.fb.me/JifjR5

KBC Dublin Marathon Oct Jim Aughney E: office@dublinmarathon.ie W: kbcdublinmarathon.ie fb: facebook.com/dublinmarathon Longford Marathon Aug Fr Ciaran McGovern E: info@longfordmarathon.com W: www.longfordmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/longfordmarathon Waterford Viking Marathon Jun Joe Cawley E: info@waterfordvikingmarathon. com W: www.waterfordvikingmarathon.com fb: on.fb.me/1HWuFDI World Marathon Challenge Jan Richard Donovan E: rd@worldmarathonchallenge.com W: www.worldmarathonchallenge.com

Israel Eilat Full Desert MarathonNov Ofer Padan E: ofer@marathonisrael.co.il W: www.desertrun.co.il fb: facebook.com/desertrun.co.il/ Course not measurable to AIMS standards

Jerusalem Marathon, Half & 10k Simon Avraham E: JEM@target-market.co.il W: www.jerusalem-marathon.com fb: on.fb.me/WCyXOj

Mar

Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon Feb Ofer Shytrit “Kapaim” E: marathon@kapaim.co.il W: www.tlvmarathon.co.il fb: facebook.com/TelAvivMarathon Sea of Galilee Tiberias Marathon Jan Doron Amir E: dorona88@gmail.com W: www.tiberiasmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/TiberiasMarathonIL

Italy

MG Vadodara Int’l Marathon Jan Sameer Khera E: samkhera@gmail.com W: www.vadodaramarathon.com fb: facebook.com/VadodaraMarathon

Maybank Bali Marathon Wahyu Rizky E: info@balimarathon.com W: www.balimarathon.com fb: facebook.com/BaliMarathon

Ireland Cork City Marathon Jun Jim O’Donovan E: info@corkcitymarathon.ie W: www.corkcitymarathon.ie fb: facebook.com/corkcitymarathon/

Oct

Dogi’s Half Marathon Apr Michele Stellon E: info@dogishalfmarathon.it W: www.dogishalfmarathon.it fb: facebook.com/dogishalfmarathon/ Firenze MarathonNov Giancarlo Romiti E: staff@firenzemarathon.it W: www.firenzemarathon.it fb: on.fb.me/1lpsOz8 Gensan Giulietta & Romeo Half Feb Marathon Stefano Stanzial E: matteo@veronamarathon.it W: www.giuliettaeromeohalfmarathon.it fb: facebook.com/veronamarathon SPORTWAY Lake Maggiore MarathonNov Paolo Ottone E: LMM@pro-motion.it W: www.lagomaggioremarathon.com fb: facebook.com/lagomaggiore. marathon NEXIA AUDIREVI Lake Maggiore Apr Half Marathon & 10K Paolo Ottone E: LMHM@pro-motion.it W: www.LMHM.it fb: facebook.com/lagomaggiore. marathon Generali Milano Marathon Apr Andrea Trabuio E: info@milanomarathon.it W: www.milanomarathon.it fb: facebook.com/MilanoMarathon

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Moonlight Half Marathon Piero Rosa Salva E: info@venicemarathon.it W: www.moonlighthalfmarathon.it fb: on.fb.me/1zhSboz *Napoli City Half Marathon Carlo Capalbo E: info@napolirunning.com W: www.napolirunning.com fb: facebook.com/napolirunning Padova Marathon Leopoldo Destro E: info@padovamarathon.com W: www.padovamarathon.com fb: bit.ly/2h0vdjZ PisaMarathon Andrea Maggini E: info@1063ad.it W: www.maratonadipisa.com fb: facebook.com/PisaMarathon

Beppu-Oita Mainichi Marathon Mr Megumi Furuichi E: furuichi-m@mainichi.co.jp Feb

Apr

Dec

Ravenna Marathon – City of ArtNov Stefano Righini E: info@maratonadiravenna.com W: www.maratonadiravenna.com fb: facebook.com/maratonadiravenna/ Maratona di Roma Telesia City Trophy Int’l Road Race 10k Viscusi Diego E: info@trofeotelesia.it W: www.trofeotelesia.it fb: facebook.com/trofeotelese

Apr

Jun

*Telesia Half Marathon Oct Diego Viscusi E: info@telesiahalfmarathon.it W: www.telesiahalfmarathon.it fb: facebook.com/telesiahalfmarathon/ Trento Half Marathon Oct Ferruccio Demadonna E: demadonna@inwind.it W: www.trentorunningfestival.it fb: facebook.com/trentorunningfestival 16a Treviso Marathon Mar Mauro Miani E: info@trevisomarathon.com W: www.trevisomarathon.com fb: facebook.com/MaratonaDiTreviso Trieste Running Festival May Fabio Carini E: info@miramarun.it W: www.triesterunningfestival.com fb: facebook.com/triesterunningfestival Maratonina Città di Udine Paolo Bordon E: info@maratoninadiudine.it W: www.maratoninadiudine.it fb: facebook.com/ asdmaratoninaudinese

Sep

Maratona di San Valentino Feb Marcello Vettese E: info@maratonadisanvalentino.it W: www.maratonadisanvalentino.it fb: facebook.com/maratona. disanvalentino Venicemarathon Piero Rosa Salva E: info@venicemarathon.it W: www.venicemarathon.it fb: facebook.com/ ASDVenicemarathon?fref=ts

Oct

Verona MarathonNov Stefano Stanzial E: stefano@veronamarathon.it W: www.veronamarathon.it fb: facebook.com/veronamarathon

Jamaica Reggae Marathon, Half & 10K Alfred Francis E: racedirector@ reggaemarathon.com W: www.reggaemarathon.com fb: facebook.com/ReggaeMarathon

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May

Dec

Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon Rieko Kumagai E: jigyoubu@pearl.ocn.ne.jp W: www.lakebiwa-marathon.com

Feb

Mar

Fukuoka Int’l Open Marathon Championship Dec Takanori Saito E: s-marathon@asahi.com W: www.fukuoka-marathon.com/en/ index.html Gifu Half Marathon Tetsuya “Teddy” Okamura E: okamura.chunichi@biz.nifty.jp W: www.gifu-marathon.jp fb: facebook.com/gifu.marathon

Apr

Hokkaido Marathon Aug Keita Setaka E: setaka@hokkaido-np.co.jp W: hokkaido-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/hokkaidomarathon Kagawa Marugame Int’l Half Marathon Feb Masaharu Kaji E: marugame-half@aroma.ocn.ne.jp W: www.km-half.com fb: bit.ly/2mrsm5x *Kanazawa Marathon Oct Yukiyoshi Yamano E: marathon@city.kanazawa.lg.jp W: www.kanazawa-marathon.jp fb: facebook.com/kanazawa.marathon. soshiki *Kitakyushu Marathon Kenji Kitahashi E: toiawase@kitakyushumarathon.jp W: kitakyushu-marathon.jp fb: on.fb.me/VyPKjJ

Feb

Kobe MarathonNov Hisashi Yamane E: kobemarathon1@pearl.ocn.ne.jp W: www.kobe-marathon.net fb: facebook.com/Kobe.Marathon.Office Kochi Ryoma Marathon Feb Masanao Ozaki E: ryomamarathon@ken.kochi.lg.jp W: ryoma-marathon.jp Kyoto Marathon Feb Masayoshi Sakoda E: isono@runners.co.jp W: www.kyoto-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/kyoto.marathon.2019 Mount Fuji MarathonNov Nikkan Sports Press E: m.koike@sports-info.co.jp W: fujisan-marathon.jp fb: facebook.com/fujisanmarathon Nagano Marathon Apr Kouta Furuuchi E: info@naganomarathon.gr.jp W: www.naganomarathon.gr.jp fb: facebook.com/naganomarathon Nagoya Women’s Marathon Mar Tetsuya “Teddy” Okamura E: okamura.chunichi@biz.nifty.jp W: womens-marathon.nagoya fb: facebook.com/nagoya.womens. marathon Nara Marathon Dec Shogo Arai E: athletic@nara-marathon.jp W: www.nara-marathon.jp fb: facebook.com/naramarathon.jp Ohme-Hochi 30km Road Race & 10km Daijiro Asahara E: info@ohme-marathon. sakura.ne.jp W: www.ohme-marathon.jp fb: facebook.com/ohme.marathon

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Feb

Osaka MarathonNov Mr. Kazuhiro Kawachi E: kawachi@osaka-marathon.com W: www.osaka-marathon.com/ index_en.html fb: on.fb.me/IR9M2y Osaka Women’s Marathon Yasuhiro Yamada E: y-yamada@ktv.co.jp W: www.osaka-marathon.jp fb: facebook.com/ osakawomensmarathon/

Jan

Saitama Int’l Marathon Dec Hiroki Sugiyama E: info@saitama-internationalmarathon.com W: saitama-international-marathon.jp Lake Saroma 100km Ultra Marathon Jiro Hashimoto E: saroma@runners.co.jp W: saromanblue.jp/index.shtml fb: facebook.com/saroma100km

Jun

KIX Senshu Int’l Marathon Feb Osami Takeyama E: jimukyoku@senshu-marathon.jp W: www.senshu-marathon.jp Tokushima Marathon Mar Kamon Iizumi E: hashiru_ahoo@circus.ocn.ne.jp W: www.tokushima-marathon.jp fb: facebook.com/tokushima.marathon Tokyo Marathon Tad Hayano E: tm2019@or.knt.jp W: www.marathon.tokyo/en/ fb: facebook.com/tokyo42195.org

Mar

*Toyama Marathon Oct Takakazu Ishii E: tm-info@toyamamarathon.com W: www.toyamamarathon.com/entry/ oversea.html fb: bit.ly/2qjEk6i

Jordan Samsung Amman Int’l Marathon Lina El Kurd E: l.kurd@runjordan.com W: www.runjordan.com fb: on.fb.me/1f9ilRz Ayla Red Sea Half Marathon Lina El Kurd E: l.kurd@runjordan.com W: www.runjordan.com fb: on.fb.me/1f9ilRz LG Dead Sea Ultra Marathon Lina El Kurd E: l.kurd@runjordan.com W: www.runjordan.com fb: on.fb.me/1f9ilRz

Oct

Dec

Apr

Daegu Int’l Marathon TaeKyu Kang E: ktk1203@gmail.com W: marathon.daegusports.or.kr fb: facebook.com/daegumarathon Gunsan Saemangeum Int’l Marathon, 10km & 5km Kim Ok Sun E: sn1976@korea.kr, sn1976@hanmail.net W: www.smgmara.com Gyeonggi Int’l Half Marathon We Jang Ryang E: artwjr@empas.com W: www.ggimarathon.com

Luxembourg Oct

Apr

Incheon Int’l Half Marathon Jaeyoung Kwak E: tingi@naver.com W: www.incheonmarathon.co.kr Seoul Marathon Inchul Lee E: joong4n2@donga.com W: www.seoul-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/dongamarathon

Feb

Kazakhstan Almaty Marathon Apr Saltanat Kazybayeva E: saltanat@almaty-marathon.kz W: www.almaty-marathon.kz fb: facebook.com/almatymarathon Sep

Oct

Mar

Mar

Kuwait Gulf Bank 642 MarathonNov Ahmed Almajed E: cs@pro-vision.com W: www.gulfbank642marathon.com fb: facebook.com/GB642/

Kenya Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon Oct Dennis Sitieney E: Dennis.Sitieney@sc.com W: www.nairobimarathon.com fb: facebook.com/StandardCharteredKE

May

BLOM BANK Beirut MarathonNov Mr. Wissam Terro E: wissam.terro@ beirutmarathon.org W: www.beirutmarathon.org fb: facebook.com/beirutmarathon

Lithuania

Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon Darius Valavicius E: info@vilniausmaratonas.lt W: www.vilniusmarathon.lt fb: facebook.com/vilniusmarathon

*Madagascar Marathon & Half Jun Thom Gilligan E: info@marathontours.com W: www.madagascarmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/ MadagascarMarathon Course not measurable to AIMS standards

Borneo Marathon Datuk Dr Heng Aik Cheng E: 1234heng@gmail.com W: www.borneomarathon.com fb: facebook.com/borneomarathon Standard Chartered KL Marathon Rainer Biemans E: dirigo@dirigo.com.my W: www.kl-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/SCKLmarathon *Kuching Marathon Liew Tang Chieh E: kchmarathon@gmail.com W: www.marathonkuching.com fb: on.fb.me/1OhT46J

Apr

Sep

Aug

Penang Bridge Int’l MarathonNov Yeoh Soon Hin E: info.penangbridgemarathon@ gmail.com, teohgrace@gmail.com W: www.penangmarathon.gov.my fb: facebook.com/ penangbridgemarathon

Maldives Dhiraagu Maldives Road RaceNov Mirshan Hassan E: mirshan@dhiraagu.com.mv W: www.dmrr.mv

Malta Malta Int’l Challenge MarathonNov Barry M. Whitmore E: bmw120348@gmail.com W: www.maltachallengemarathon.com

Mauritius Mauritius Marathon Jul Jean Marie Grall E: eventsip@gmail.com W: www.mauritiusmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/mauritiusmarathon/

Mexico

Lebanon

Citadele Kaunas Marathon Algirdas Pukis E: info@kmk.lt W: www.kaunasmarathon.lt fb: facebook.com/KaunoMaratonas

Macao Galaxy Entertainment Int’l Dec Marathon José Tavares E: macaomarathon@sport.gov.mo W: www.macaumarathon.com

Malaysia

JTBC Seoul MarathonNov E: marathon@jtbc.co.kr W: marathon.jtbc.com fb: facebook. com/2018JTBCSEOULMARATHON/

Lattelecom Riga Marathon Aigars Nords E: marathon@necom.lv W: lattelecomrigamarathon.lv fb: facebook.com/ LattelecomRigaMarathon

Sep

Madagascar Apr

Dong-A Ilbo Gyeongju Int’l Marathon Oct In-Cheol Lee E: marathon@donga.com W: marathon.donga.com/gyeongju.html Incheon Songdo Int’l Marathon SooHong Woo E: road42195@naver.com W: www.songdorun.com fb: bit.ly/2jeEoTY

ING Route du Vin Half Marathon Pit Biver E: routeduvin.info@fla.lu W: www.ingrouteduvin.lu

Macau, China

Latvia

Petra Desert Marathon Sep Lars Fyhr E: lf@albatros-adventure.com W: www.petra-desert-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/petramarathon

Astana Marathon Gauhar Bramley-Fenton E: info@astana42k.com W: www.astana42k.com fb: bit.ly/2NWYlZx

Korea Chosunilbo Chuncheon Int’l Marathon Hyungsuk Kim E: marathon@chosun.com W: marathon.chosun.com fb: facebook.com/marathonchosun

Jun

Sep

Maratón Aguascalientes Oct Jose Luis Trujillo Alcala E: maratonaguascalientes@ hotmail.com W: www.maratonaguascalientes.com.mx fb: facebook.com/ maratonaguascalientes *Medio Maraton de la Mujer Cancun Mar Carly Casarrubias E: carly@masaccion.com.mx W: www.cancun-half-marathon.com/ es/cancun.html *Maratón “Las Batallas de Celaya” Fernando Gabriel García Carrillo E: fgarcia@fecodi.com.mx W: www.maratoncelaya.com fb: facebook.com/MaratonCelaya

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21k Coahuila Arq. Dora Maria Galindo Ramos E: coahuila21k@hotmail.com W: www.21kcoahuila.org Maratón Int’l de Culiacán Tomás Villa Velázquez Santillanes E: eldsin@hotmail.com W: maratonculiacan.org fb: on.fb.me/1zhRUC4

Jun

Medio Maratón Atlas de Guadalajara Sep Saúl Figueroa E: medio.maraton@ atlascolomos.com.mx W: www.mediomaraton.atlas.com.mx fb: facebook.com/AtlasMedioMaraton/ Maraton GuadalajaraNov Elena Aguilar Fuentes E: elena.aguilar@ comudeguadalajara.gob.mx W: www.maratonguadalajara.org fb: facebook.com/MaratonGDL Feb

Maraton Int’l de Juarez Oct Federico Mendoza E: fmendoza@maratondejuarez.com W: www.maratondejuarez.com Maratón Int’l Lala María Luisa Marroquín E: marialuisa.marroquin@ ucialsa.com.mx W: www.maratonlala.org fb: on.fb.me/1f9fPdX Maratón León Dr. Antonio Eugenio Rivera Cisneros E: antonio.rivera@ comudeleon.gob.mx W: www.maratonleon.mx fb: facebook.com/MaratonLeonMX/ Merida Marathon Pablo Suinaga Sainz E: psuinaga@asdeporte.com W: marathonmerida.com Maratón de la Ciudad de México Telcel  Javier Carvallo Chinchilla E: contacto@maratoncdmx.com W: www.maratoncdmx.com fb: facebook.com/MaratonCdMx Maratón Powerade Monterrey Edilberto González Serna E: edilbertogonzalez. accnl@gmail.com W: www.maratonmonterrey.com fb: facebook.com/Maratonmty

Mar

Sep

Jan

*Chisinau Int’l Marathon Dmitri Voloshin E: event@sporter.md W: www.marathon.md fb: facebook.com/ chisinaumarathon/?fref=ts

Sep

Oct

Morocco *Marathon Vert D’Agadir Rachid Ben Meziane E: info@2cras.com W: www.agadirmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/ MarathonAgadir/?fref=ts

Aug

May

Marathon & Semi Int’l de Marrakech Jan Mohamed Knidiri E: marathonmarrakech@gmail.com W: www.marathonmarrakech.ma fb: facebook.com/marathon2marrakech Bagan Temple MarathonNov Rune Nortoft E: rn@albatros-adventure.com W: www.bagan-temple-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/ bagantemplemarathon Course not measurable to AIMS standards

BMW Tangamanga Int’l Marathon Jun Jaime Eduardo Morales Reyes E: maratontangamanga@gmail.com W: www.maratontangamanga.com fb: facebook.com/maratontangamanga *Medio Maratón Int’l Tlajomulco-Cajititlán Sep Elena Aguilar Fuentes E: mediomaratontlajomulco@ gmail.com W: medio-maraton.tlajomulco.gob.mx fb: facebook.com/ mediomaratontlajomulco

Netherlands TCS Amsterdam Marathon Oct Rene Wit E: info@tcsamsterdammarathon.nl W: www.tcsamsterdammarathon.nl fb: facebook.com/ TCSAmsterdamMarathon Sep

Marathon Eindhoven Oct Edgar de Veer E: edgar.deveer@golazo.com W: www.marathoneindhoven.nl fb: facebook.com/marathon.eindhoven Enschede Marathon Apr Sandra Melief E: info@enschedemarathon.nl W: www.enschedemarathon.nl fb: facebook.com/EnschedeMarathon

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ASB Auckland Marathon Oct Adam McDonald E: aucklandmarathon@ironman.com W: www.aucklandmarathon.co.nz fb: facebook.com/aucklandmarathon Okpekpe Int’l 10km Road Race Zakari Amodu E: mike@pamodzi-ng.com W: www.okpekperoadrace.com fb: facebook.com/okpekperoadrace

May

North Pole North Pole Marathon Richard Donovan E: rd@npmarathon.com W: www.npmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/npmarathon

Saipan Marathon Edward Diaz E: ediaz@mymarianas.com W: mymarianas.com fb: bit.ly/2BWDSTk

Mar

Fjordkraft Bergen City Marathon Apr Janne Jensen E: post@bergencitymarathon.no W: www.bergencitymarathon.no fb: facebook.com/BergenCityMarathon/

Midnight Sun Marathon Nils I. Haetta E: info@msm.no W: www.msm.no fb: on.fb.me/18FhPtw BMW Oslo Marathon Edwin Ingebrigtsen E: edwin@skvidar.no W: www.oslomaraton.no/en fb: facebook.com/oslomaraton PolarNight Halfmarathon Nils I. Haetta E: nils@msm.no W: www.msm.no

Gatorade Panama Int’l Half Marathon Elmer Ortiz Nunez E: panamarunners@gmail.com W: www.panamahalfmarathon.com fb: on.fb.me/1zQ4212

Jul

Paraguay Maratón Int’l Asunción Myrta Doldan Roman E: pmc.paraguay@gmail.com W: www.pmcpy.org fb: facebook.com/PyMarathonClub Int’l Asunción Half Marathon Marcelo Ithurralde E: marcelo@runningtime.org W: www.pmcpy.org fb: facebook.com/ ParaguayMarathonClub

Aug

May

Marathon Life Lima42k Andreas Müller E: info@zmpromociones.org W: www.lima42k.com fb: facebook.com/maratonlima42k/

May

Peru Runners – Lima Half Marathon Aug Gonzalo Rodriguez Larrain de Lavalle E: alejandra@perurunners.com W: www.perurunners.com fb: facebook.com/mediamaratondelima/

Philippines

Norway

Knarvikmila – The Great Fjord Run Eddie Ebbesvik E: eddie@knarvikmila.no W: www.knarvikmila.no fb: facebook.com/KnarvikMila/

Panama Panama Int’l MarathonNov Rodrigo Espinosa E: rodriespinosa@gmail.com W: www.corredoresdelistmo.com fb: on.fb.me/19tYlKX

Peru Apr

Northern Mariana Islands

20km & 10km Int’l de Marrakech Oct Rachid Ben Meziane E: info@2cras.com W: www.running.ma fb: facebook.com/ marrakech10km/?fref=ts

Dam tot Damloop Jan Willem Mijderwijk E: info@lechampion.nl W: www.damloop.nl fb: facebook.com/damtotdamloop

NN Marathon Rotterdam Apr Mario J Kadiks E: info@marathonrotterdam.nl W: www.nnmarathonrotterdam.org/ home fb: facebook.com/MarathonRdam

Course not measurable to AIMS standards

Semi Marathon Int’l de LaayouneNov Mr. Abdellah Jeddad E: ajeddad@gmail.com W: www.running.ma

Dec

May

Nigeria Apr

Marathon Int’l de Casablanca Oct Mohamed Jouahri E: mo.jouahri@gmail.com W: www.casablanca-marathon.com RAHAL Mémorial Casablanca Abdelwahed Rahal E: info@2cras.com W: www.running.ma fb: facebook.com/marrakech10km

Leiden Marathon Tjeerd Scheffer E: info@marathon.nl W: www.marathon.nl fb: facebook.com/Leidenmarathon

New Zealand

Montenegro Podgorica Marathon Milan Madžgalj E: maraton@t-com.me W: www.maraton.co.me fb: on.fb.me/1Sh24z2

Myanmar

21km Nuevo LeónNov Luciano Ramirez Gallardo E: atletismonuevoleon@gmail.com W: www.asociaciondeatletismonl.com fb: facebook.com/21knl

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Jan

Gran Maratón Pacifico Mazatlán Dec Karla Angelica Camacho Guzman E: paisajismo_karlac@hotmail.com W: www.maraton.org fb: facebook.com/gran.maratonpacifico

21k Guadalajara Electrolit Presentado por Granvita Elena Aguilar Fuentes E: elena.aguilar@ comudeguadalajara.gob.mx W: medio.maratonguadalajara.org fb: facebook.com/MaratonGDL

Maraton Varmex Jul Carlos Vargas Rosas E: carlosvargasrosas@hotmail.com W: www.maratonvarmex.com

Aug

National MILO Marathon Rio de la Cruz E: Rio.delacruz316@gmail.com W: www.runrio.com fb: on.fb.me/18FmfR5 Milo Marathon Finals Race Rio de la Cruz E: Rio.delacruz316@gmail.com W: www.runrio.com fb: on.fb.me/18FmfR5

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Dec

Poland Jun

Sep

Jan

3-SjøersløpetNov E: lop@gti-friidrett.no W: www.3sjoers.no fb: facebook.com/3sjoers Stavanger Marathon Aug E: lop@gti-friidrett.no W: www.stavangermarathon.no fb: facebook.com/StavangerMarathon/

Oman Al Mouj Muscat Marathon Jan Salma Al Hashmi E: salma@omansail.com W: muscatmarathon.om fb: facebook.com/MuscatMarathon/

PKO Bialystok Halfmarathon Grzegorz Kuczynski E: fundacja@bialystokbiega.pl W: www.bialystokpolmaraton.pl fb: facebook.com/bialystokbiega

May

Cracovia Marathon Apr Krzysztof Kowal E: marathon@cracoviamaraton.pl W: www.cracoviamaraton.pl fb: facebook.com/CracoviaMaraton ONICO Gdynia Half Marathon Mar Michal Drelich E: biuro@sportevolution.pl W: www.gdyniapolmaraton.pl fb: facebook.com/gdyniapolmaraton Pila Int’l Half Marathon Henryk Paskal E: info@pila.halfmarathon.pl W: www.pila.halfmarathon.pl fb: facebook.com/polmaraton.pila PKO Poznań Marathon Lukasz Miadziolko E: info@marathon.poznan.pl W: www.marathon.poznan.pl fb: facebook.com/PoznanMaraton PKO Poznań Half Marathon Łukasz Miadziołko E: info@halfmarathon.poznan.pl W: www.halfmarathon.poznan.pl fb: facebook.com/PoznanMaraton

Sep

Oct

Silesia Marathon Bohdan Witwicki E: info@silesiaproactive.pl W: www.silesiamarathon.pl/en/ fb: on.fb.me/18FdJS0 PZU Warsaw Marathon Marek Tronina E: info@warsawmarathon.com W: www.warsawmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/WarsawMarathon

Oct

Sep

ORLEN Warsaw Marathon Apr Marcin Fudalej E: marcin.fudalej@orlenmarathon.pl W: www.orlenmarathon.pl fb: facebook.com/ORLENMarathon PZU Warsaw Half Marathon Mar Marek Tronina E: info@warsawmarathon.com W: www.warsawhalfmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/WarsawMarathon PKO Wroclaw Maraton Sep Wojciech Gestwa E: biuro@wroclawmaraton.pl W: www.wroclawmaraton.pl fb: facebook.com/maraton.wroclawski PKO Wroclaw Night Half MarathonJun Wojciech Gestwa E: wojciech.gestwa@mcs.wroc. pl, biuro@wroclawmaraton.pl W: pol.wroclawmaraton.pl fb: facebook.com/maraton.wroclawski

Portugal Discoveries Half Marathon Dec António Campos E: geral@xistarca.pt W: discoverieshalfmarathon.weebly.com fb: bit.ly/2oReipd Funchal Marathon Jan Mario Machado E: geral@atletismomadeira.pt W: www.madeiramarathon.com fb: facebook.com/funchalmarathon/ El Corte Inglés São Silvestre de Lisboa Dec Hugo Miguel Ramos Sousa E: info@saosilvestredelisboa.com W: www.saosilvestredelisboa.com fb: facebook.com/saosilvestredelisboa EDP Lisbon Marathon | Vodafone Half Marathon Oct Carlos Moya E: geral@maratonaportugal.com W: www.maratonaclubedeportugal.com fb: bit.ly/2r4XDPW EDP Lisbon Half Marathon Mar Carlos Moya E: geral@maratonaportugal.com W: www.meiamaratonadelisboa.com fb: facebook.com/MeiaMaratonaLisboa Lisbon Eco Marathon May Luis Sousa E: ls@honoris.pt W: www.lisbonmarathon.pt fb: facebook.com/LisbonECOMarathon Course not measurable to AIMS standards

Porto Half Marathon Sep Jorge Teixeira E: gera@runporto.com W: www.meiamaratonadoporto.com fb: facebook.com/ meiamaratonadoporto/ Porto Marathon EDPNov Jorge Teixeira E: geral@runporto.com W: www.maratonadoporto.com fb: on.fb.me/19tXqKC

Republic of South Africa Apr

The Big Five Marathon Rune Nortoft E: rn@albatros-adventure.com W: www.big-five-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/bigfivemarathon

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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Janet Welham E: running@capetownmarathon. com, janet@saige.co.za W: www.capetownmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/CTMarathon

Sep

Comrades Marathon Jun Rowyn James E: rowyn@comrades.com W: www.comrades.com fb: facebook.com/ComradesMarathon 27km for Freedom Kevin Lodge E: info@topevents.co.za W: www.27forfreedom.co.za fb: facebook.com/27FORFREEDOM Legends Marathon Daan Louw E: borderathletics@gmail.com W: www.borderathletics.co.za fb: facebook.com/borderathletics Mandela Day Marathon Sbu Khuzwayo E: mm@umdm.gov.za W: www.mandelamarathon.co.za fb: facebook.com/mandeladay. marathon Maritzburg City Marathon John Hall E: rd@pmb42.co.za W: www.pmb42.co.za fb: facebook.com/pmb42

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Feb

*Vaal River City Marathon Sep Steve Jackson E: Stevejackson.sj70@gmail.com W: www.vaalrivercitymarathon.com fb: bit.ly/2oRKHMt

Romania May

Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Marathon Oct Paolo Ottone E: info@abrc.ro W: www.bucharest-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/BucharestMarathon Volkswagen Bucharest Half Marathon Paolo Ottone E: info@abrc.ro W: www.bucharest21km.com fb: facebook.com/Bucharest21km *UNIQA Asigurari Bucharest 10K Paolo Ottone E: info@abrc.ro W: www.bucuresti10km.ro fb: facebook.com/Bucharest10km Wizz Air Cluj-Napoca Marathon Horatiu Morar E: office@runnersclub.ro W: www.maraton-cluj.ro/en fb: bit.ly/2fUJuR1

Moscow Half Marathon Dmitry Tarasov E: tarasov@runc.run W: moscowhalf.org fb: facebook.com/runcomrun/ SPB Half Marathon. The Northern Capital Dmitry Tarasov E: tarasov@runc.run W: spbhalf.org fb: facebook.com/runcomrun/ *Rosa Run Half Marathon 777 Sergey Makeenkov E: info@rosarun.ru W: www.rosarun.ru/en

Old Mutual Two Oceans MarathonApr Sue Forge E: stefanie@twooceansmarathon. org.za W: www.twooceansmarathon.org.za fb: facebook.com/TwoOceansMarathon

Brasov Int’l Marathon Vlad Stoica E: vlad.stoica@smartatletic.ro W: www.maratonulbrasov.ro fb: facebook.com/maratonulbrasov/

Absolute Moscow Marathon Sep Dmitry Tarasov E: tarasov@runc.run W: moscowmarathon.org fb: facebook.com/moscowmarathon

May

Siberian Int’l Marathon Konstantin Podbelski E: tour@runsim.ru W: www.runsim.ru fb: on.fb.me/1lttnsK Siberian Ice Half Marathon Konstantin Podbelski E: tour@runsim.ru W: www.runsim.ru fb: on.fb.me/1zzM9nj

Apr

Russia

Galaxy Vladivostok Marathon Olga Gaeva E: info@vladivostokmarathon.ru W: www.galaxymarathon.com fb: facebook.com/RunDnsRun/ White Nights Marathon Mikhail Kochetkov / Anton Uyk E: info@wnmarathon. ru, whitenights1@mail. ru, uyk@startspb.ru W: www.wnmarathon.ru fb: facebook.com/wnmarathon/

May

May

ČSOB Bratislava Marathon Apr Jozef Pukalovič E: info@becool.sk W: www.bratislavamarathon.com fb: facebook.com/bratislava.marathon Košice Peace Marathon Branislav Koniar E: info@kosicemarathon.com W: www.kosicemarathon.com fb: facebook.com/kosicemarathon/

Oct

Slovenia Aug

Jan

Volkswagen Ljubljana Marathon Gojko Zalokar E: info@timingljubljana.si W: www.vw-ljubljanskimaraton.si fb: facebook.com/ljmaraton Three Hearts Marathon Marko Pintaric E: info@maraton-radenci.si W: www.maraton-radenci.si fb: facebook.com/MaratonTrehSrc

Oct

May

Spain

Jun

Sep

Jun

Rwanda Kigali International Peace Marathon Jean Pierre Ndacyayisenga E: coach2020a@gmail.com W: www.kigalimarathon.org fb: bit.ly/2llV4W3

Jun

eDreams Mitja Marató Feb de Barcelona Cristian Llorens E: cllorens@ghcsports.com W: www.mitjabarcelona.com fb: facebook.com/mitjamaratobarcelona Zurich Marató de Barcelona Mar Cristian Llorens E: cllorens@rpmracing.es, cllorens@ghcsports.com W: www.zurichmaratobarcelona.es fb: facebook.com/ ZURICHMARATODEBARCELONA Cajasiete Gran Canaria Marathon Jan E: orlando@grupojuanarmas.com W: www.grancanariamaraton.com fb: facebook.com/GCMaraton Movistar Medio Apr Maratón de Madrid José Parra Maestre E: mediomaratonmadrid@ admarathon.es W: www.mediomaratonmadrid.es fb: on.fb.me/1f9hRLh EDP Medio Maratón de la Mujer de Oct Madrid Francisco Javier Gavela Rodríguez E: fjgavela@mpib.es W: www.edpmediomaratondelamujer.es fb: facebook.com/MedioMaratonMujer/

Belgrade Marathon Apr Dejan Nikolic E: office@bgdmarathon.org W: www.bgdmarathon.org fb: facebook.com/Belgrade.Marathon

EDP Rock ’n’ Roll Madrid Maratón & 1/2 Pedro Rumbao E: drumbao@mapoma.es W: www.rocknrollmadrid.com fb: facebook.com/RnRMadrid

Novi Sad Marathon Milan Dolga E: marathon@sbb.rs W: www.marathon.org.rs fb: facebook.com/novisad.marathon

Zurich Maratón Málaga Dec Pablo Gálvez Martín E: info@maratonmalaga.com W: www.maratonmalaga.com fb: facebook.com/maratondemalaga/

Oct

Novi Sad Half Marathon Mar Dimitrije Dolga E: marathon@sbb.rs W: www.marathon.org.rs fb: facebook.com/novisad.marathon

Course not measurable to AIMS standards

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Aug

Course not measurable to AIMS standards

Yarche Tomsk International Marathon Alexander Gordievskikh E: info@tomskmarathon.ru W: tomskmarathon.ru

Dec

Slovakia

Serbia Apr

Golden Ring Ultra Trail 100 Jul Michael Dolgy E: info@goldenultra.ru W: www.goldenultra.ru fb: facebook.com/GoldenRingUltraTrail/ *Kazan Marathon Vadim Yangirov E: vadim@youngirov.ru W: www.kazanmarathon.org fb: facebook.com/kazanmarathon/

May

Singapore Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon Thibault Vellard E: thibault.vellard@ironman.com W: www.singaporemarathon.com fb: facebook.com/MarathonSG

Seychelles Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon Giovanna Rousseau E: ceonsc@seychelles.net W: www.seychelles-marathon.com

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Apr

Zafiro Palma Marathon Oct David Thompson Foronda E: info@zafiropalmamarathon.com W: www.zafiropalmamarathon.com fb: on.fb.me/1RZOiR8 Maratón Donostia - San SebastiánNov Patxi Larrea Perurena E: info@maratondonostia.com (sport questions), maraton@ flygroupnet.com (registrations) W: www.zurichmaratondonostia.com fb: facebook.com/maratonsansebastian

Mitja Marato Int’l Vila de Santa Pola Roque M. Alemañ Bonet E: chiplevante@gmail.com W: www.mitjasantapola.com fb: facebook.com/ MitjaMaratoSantaPola Zurich Maratón de Sevilla Francisco Javier Gavela Rodríguez E: fjgavela@mpib.es W: www.zurichmaratonsevilla.es fb: facebook.com/MaratonDeSevilla Medio Maratón Valencia Trinidad Alfonso EDP Paco Borao E: gerencia@correcaminos.org W: www.valenciaciudaddelrunning. com/medio-maraton fb: facebook.com/ mediomaratonvalencia

Jan

Course not measurable to AIMS standards Feb

Oct

Sri Lanka LSR Colombo Marathon Oct Mr P.T. Weerasinghe E: colombomarathon@LSR-srilanka. com, LSRtilak@sltnet.lk W: www.colombomarathon.com fb: facebook.com/ LSRColomboMarathon

Sweden May

Stockholm Half Marathon Sep Ulf Saletti E: info@stockholmhalfmarathon.se W: www.stockholmhalfmarathon.se fb: facebook.com/ stockholmhalfmarathon ASICS Stockholm Marathon Jun Ulf Saletti E: info@stockholmmarathon.se W: www.stockholmmarathon.se fb: facebook.com/stockholmmarathon.se

Switzerland Harmony Genève Marathon for Unicef Benjamin Chandelier E: info@genevemarathon.org W: www.harmonygenevemarathon. com/how-to-enter fb: facebook.com/GeneveMarathon

Gornergrat Zermatt Marathon Andrea Schneider E: info@zermattmarathon.ch W: www.zermattmarathon.ch fb: facebook.com/zermattmarathon Zürich Marathon E: info@zuerichmarathon.ch W: www.zuerichmarathon.ch fb: facebook.com/zurichmarathon

Jul

Apr

Tajikistan

Valencia Trinidad Alfonso Dec EDP Marathon Paco Borao E: gerencia@correcaminos.org W: www.valenciaciudaddelrunning.com fb: facebook.com/maratonvalencia

Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon Bo Edsberger E: info@goteborgsvarvet.se W: www.goteborgsvarvet.se fb: facebook.com/goteborgsvarvet

Swissalpine Irontrail Jul Andrea Tuffli E: madlaina.sender@tuffli.events.ch W: www.swissalpine.ch fb: facebook.com/swissalpinedavos

May

Dushanbe International Apr Half Marathon Dilshod Kurbanov E: dushanbemarathon2011@mail.ru W: www.dushanbe-marathon.com

Tanzania Kilimanjaro Marathon Mar John Addison E: info@vicfallsmarathon.com W: www.kilimanjaromarathon.com fb: facebook.com/kilimanjaromarathon/

Thailand BDMS Bangkok MarathonNov Gen. Manus Klaimanee E: admin@bkkmarathon.com W: www.bkkmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/Bkkmarathon Bangkok Midnight Marathon Aug Boonperm Intanapasat E: pom@moveasia.co.th W: www.bangkokmidnightmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/ Bangkokmidnightmarathon/ *Bangsaen21 Half Marathon Mr. Rut Jiroajvanichakorn E: info@Bangsaen21.com W: www.Bangsaen21.com/en fb: facebook.com/bangsaen21/

Dec

*Bangsaen42 Chonburi MarathonNov Mr. Rut Jiroajvanichakorn E: info@BANGSAEN42.com W: www.Bangsaen42.com/en fb: facebook.com/BANGSAEN42 Buriram Marathon Tanaisiri Chanvitayarom E: brrmarathon@gmail.com W: www.burirammarathon.com

Feb

Chombeung Marathon Jan Dr. Akom Chareonsuk E: Akom_ch@hotmail.com W: www.chombuengmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/chombuengmarathon

Jungfrau-Marathon Sep Patrick Wieser E: info@jungfrau-marathon.ch W: www.jungfrau-marathon.ch fb: facebook.com/JungfrauMarathon

Khon Kaen Int’l Marathon Jan Assoc. Prof. Piansak Pakdee E: info@khonkaenmarathon.com W: www.khonkaenmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/khonkaenmarathon

Course not measurable to AIMS standards

Laguna Phuket Marathon Roman Floesser E: info1@phuketmarathon.com W: www.phuketmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/phuketmarathon

Lausanne Marathon Oct Josette Bruchez E: info@lausanne-marathon.com W: www.lausanne-marathon.com fb: facebook.com/LausanneMarathon Neujahrsmarathon Zürich Jan Roger Kaufmann E: info@neujahrsmarathon.ch W: www.neujahrsmarathon.ch fb: facebook.com/neujahrsmarathon SwissCityMarathon – Lucerne Oct Reto Schorno E: info@swisscitymarathon.ch W: www.swisscitymarathon.ch fb: facebook.com/SwissCityMarathon

Jun

PhukethonNov Boonperm Intanapasat E: pom@moveasia.co.th W: www.phukethon.com fb: facebook.com/Phukethon/

Trinidad & Tobago UWI SPEC Int’l Half Marathon Ms. Grace Jackson E: specinfo@sta.uwi.edu W: sta.uwi.edu/spec/marathon fb: facebook.com/UWISPEC

Oct


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U.S. Virgin Islands

Tunisia *Semi Marathon Int’l de Sfax Mounir ben Belguith E: contact@smisfax.com W: www.smisfax.com *The Carthage Race Int’l Marathon Naamen Bouhamed E: info@the-carthage-race.com W: www.sportsmedevents.tn fb: bit.ly/20VpGLC

Oct

Feb

Sfax Marathon Olive Trees Dec Naamen Bouhamed E: contact@sports-med-events.com W: www.sportsmedevents.tn fb: bit.ly/20VpGLC

Turkey Runatolia Marathon (Half + 10km) Ms. Esma Ilteray E: info@runatolia.com W: www.runatolia.com fb: facebook.com/Runatolia *Erzurum Half Marathon Ahmet Dal E: ahmetdalsau@gmail.com W: www.erzurumyarimaratonu.org Vodafone İstanbul Half Marathon Abdülhalim Aksu E: istanbulyarimaratonu@ spor.istanbul W: www.yarimaraton.istanbul fb: on.fb.me/1OYHCP2

Mar

May

Apr

Vodafone İstanbul MarathonNov Ismail Ozbayraktar E: istanbulmarathon@spor.istanbul W: www.maraton.istanbul fb: on.fb.me/IRa8pQ

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The St. Croix Int’l Marathon Wallace Williams E: wallacewilliams@msn.com W: virginislandspace.org/ stxmarathon2017.html

Dec

Ukraine Bila Tserkva Marathon Sergey Bocharov E: org@bc-marathon.org.ua W: www.bc-marathon.org.ua fb: on.fb.me/1oWXmp8 Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon Dmitro Chernitsky E: registration@runukraine.org W: www.kyivhalfmarathon.org fb: facebook.com/ kyivhalfmarathon/?fref=ts

Oct

Apr

Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon  Dmitro Chernitsky E: registration@runukraine.org W: www.kyivmarathon.org fb: facebook.com/ kyivmarathon/?fref=ts

Oct

United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi “Yes I Can” 10km Int’l Mar Rachid Ben Meziane E: info@2cras.com W: www.running.ma Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon Nathan Clayton E: registration@rakmarathon.org W: www.rakmarathon.org fb: facebook.com/rakmarathon

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Feb

United States of America Monterey Bay Half MarathonNov Doug Thurston E: doug@bsim.org W: www.montereybayhalfmarathon.org fb: on.fb.me/IRalcA Big Sur Int’l Marathon Doug Thurston E: info@bsim.org W: www.bigsurmarathon.org fb: on.fb.me/1f9jxV9

Apr

B.A.A. Boston Marathon Apr Dave McGillivray E: info@baa.org W: www.baa.org fb: facebook.com/TheBostonMarathon Bank of America Chicago Marathon Carey Pinkowski E: office@chicagomarathon.com W: chicagomarathon.com fb: facebook.com/chimarathon/ Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon Brant Kotch E: bkotch@craincaton.com W: www.houstonmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/houstonmarathon Marine Corps Marathon Rick Nealis E: mcmcustomerservice@ usmc-mccs.org W: www.marinemarathon.com fb: facebook.com/ MarineCorpsMarathon

Oct

Jan

Oct

Maui Oceanfront Marathon & Half Jan Les Wright E: RunMaui@gmail.com W: www.RunMaui.com fb: on.fb.me/1bGrMbk TCS New York City MarathonNov Peter Ciaccia E: pciaccia@nyrr.org W: www.tcsnycmarathon.org fb: facebook.com/nycmarathon Philadelphia MarathonNov Jim Marino E: info@philadelphiamarathon.com W: www.philadelphiamarathon.com fb: facebook.com/PhiladelphiaMarathon Rock ’n’ Roll DC Marathon & Half Marathon Kevin Buffalino E: rnrdc@competitorgroup.com W: www.runrocknroll.com/DC fb: facebook.com/RocknRollDC

Mar

Rock ’n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & 1/2 MarathonNov Kevin LaRue E: RnRvegas@competitorgroup.com W: runrocknroll.com/las-vegas fb: bit.ly/2i84RBF

Uruguay *Maratón de Montevideo Apr Lionel de Mello E: secretariacau2016@gmail.com W: www.maratonmontevideo.com.uy fb: facebook.com/ maratonmontevideo42km

Venezuela CAF Caracas Maratón Apr Luis Enrique Berrizbeitia E: maratoncaf@caf.com W: maraton.caf.com fb: facebook.com/MaratonCafCaracas Gatorade Caracas Rock 10K Sonia Rosales E: srosales@hipereventos.com W: www.hipereventos.com fb: on.fb.me/IRe3mA

Jun

Vietnam *Manulife Danang Int’l Marathon Phillip Nguyen E: info@pulse.vn W: www.rundanang.com fb: facebook.com/ dananginternationalmarathon

Aug

*Techcombank Ho Chi Minh City Int’l Marathon Dec Duy Do Huynh Khanh E: duy@sunriseevents.com.vn W: marathonhcmc.com fb: bit.ly/2z9Rcjt Longbien Marathon Pham Thanh Tung E: race@longbienmarathon.com W: www.longbienmarathon.com/en

Oct

Zimbabwe Econet Victoria Falls Marathon Jul John Addison E: info@vicfallsmarathon.com W: www.vicfallsmarathon.com fb: facebook.com/VictoriaFallsMarathon


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