AIMS (Association of International Marathon and Road Races) and the
IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) publish the
information and results of races organised by its members quarterly in
the publication “Distance Running”.
In the most recent issue for April - June 2004 (with a circulation of 400,000), the race events until June 2006 are listed.
70 countries representing
AIMS represents 205 races from 70 countries from all around the world.
Throughout the 78 pages, the greatest races in the world advertise for
their events. As always, the real,- BERLIN MARATHON and the Bewag
BERLIN HALF MARATHON are listed with a whole page advertisement.
The multi-coloured ads may make mouths of marathon tourists water for
the newest running adventures offered all around the world.
The Lahore Marathon in Pakistan, the Kathmandu Marathon ...
The newest issue appears with the 100 km Race in the Sahara in
Tunisia on its cover. The results of the races around the world
are enhanced with current photos, and there are also reports on fully
unknown races like the Lahore Marathon in Pakistan, the Kathmandu
Marathon in Nepal, and the Kilimanjaro Marathon in Tanzania—all races
in countries where the sport of running still has to be better
established and promoted. The development of running in South America,
like in Argentina and Brazil, is also a topic in the AIMS trade
magazine, as well as reports from the ultra scene.
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.
The Distance Running magazine will be distributed to the
participants of the 32nd real,- BERLIN-MARATHON on September 24/25,
2005 with their race materials at the BERLIN VITAL Fair (Fall).