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Association of International Marathons and Distance Races

The home of world running™

AIMS is a member-based organization of more than 400 of the world’s leading distance races, from over 100 countries and territories. Our objectives are:

  • to foster and promote distance running throughout the world.
  • to work with the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) on all matters relating to international road races
  • to exchange information, knowledge and expertise among members of the association

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22nd World Congress of AIMS

The next World Congress of AIMS will be held in Tallinn (EST) from 6–8 September 2018. Read more at: www.aimsworldcongress2018.ee/en/welcome

Registrations can be made online at: https://www.jooks.ee/AIMS18/?id=1



Ken Young, 1942–2018

Runner, enthusiast and statistician who practically single-handedly revolutionised the way road running is tracked

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Race date for Funchal Marathon (POR) changed

Funchal Marathon date change

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Race date for Hvar Half Marathon (CRO) changed

Hvar Half Marathon date change

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Race date for Swissalpine Irontrail (SUI) changed

Swissalpine Irontrail date change

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Race date for Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SIN) changed

Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon date change

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Race date for International Asunción Marathon (PAR) changed

Int’l Asunción Marathon date change

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Latest race results

Maratona di San Valentino, Italy

Sun 18 February 2018

42.5475 12.6098
1 Abderrafii ROQTI MAR 2:19:55
2 Mohamed HAJJY MAR 2:26:26
3 Matteo LUCCHESE ITA 2:32:59
4 Giuseppe MINICI ITA 2:41:22
5 Giampietro ATANASI ITA 2:41:22
1 Silvia TAMBURI ITA 2:53:14
2 Marija VRAJIC CRO 2:56:54
3 Federica POESINI ITA 3:00:39
4 Elina JUNNILA FIN 3:06:36
5 Marit Stark Valstad INGER FIN 3:14:46

Kitakyushu Marathon, Japan

Sun 18 February 2018

33.8788 130.883
1 Yuki KAWAUCHI XXX 2:11:46

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Distance Running

Official magazine of AIMS and IAAF

Cover of 2018 Edition 1

Latest issue:
2018 Edition 1

Cover: Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon, Greece