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 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).http://www.aims-association.org