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The International Running Journal “Distance Running“ and the AIMS Races around the World

AIMS (Association of International Marathon and Road Races) and the

IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) quarterly

publish the information and results of races organised around the world

by its members in the publication “Distance Running”. In the most

recent issue for October –December 2005 (with a circulation of

400,000), the race events are listed until December 2006.

Over 205 races in 70 countries

AIMS now represents over 205 races in 70 countries on every

continent. Throughout the 74 pages, the greatest races in the world

advertise for their events. As always, the real,- BERLIN MARATHON and

the Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON are represented with a whole page


The multi-coloured ads may make the mouths of marathon tourists water

for the newest running adventures offered all around the world.

The newest issue appears with the Nuuk Marathon in Greenland from August 6, 2005, on its cover.

Media Marathon in Bogota, Columbia

The results of the races around the world are enhanced with current

photos, and there are also reports on fully unknown races like the

Media Marathon in Bogota, Columbia and the Novosibirsk Half Marathon in

Russia - all races in countries where the sport of running still has to

be better established and promoted. The ultra scene is also included in

the publication.

The current list of best times for the 10 km, half marathon, and

marathon also are included, as well as the addresses and contact

persons for each race in the various countries.

A limited number of copies of “Distance Running” will be distributed

to runners for free by the member organisations at their races. It will

be handed out with the race materials for the 26th Vattenfall BERLIN

HALF MARATHON on April 2, 2006 at the BERLIN VITAL Fair (Spring).