IAAF logo

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

Social Responsibility Programmes Course measurement History of the Marathon Marathon records Running organisations Membership

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



Kiprotich renews his quest for victory

Olympic champion returns to Hamburg

Read more…

Race date for PKO Poznań Marathon (POL) changed

PKO Poznań Marathon date change

Read more…


Dr David Martin, 1939–2018

AIMS statistician, author and mentor of US Olympic team

Read more…


Roger Bannister, 1929–2018

Legendary athlete first to break the four-minute mile

Read more…

Ken Young, 1942–2018

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

Read more…

Race date for Funchal Marathon (POR) changed

Funchal Marathon date change

Read more…

Latest race results

Sihanoukville International Half Marathon, Cambodia

Sun 11 March 2018

10.6253 103.523
Half marathon
1 Viro MA CAM 1:20:35
2 Frank ADELMANN GER 1:24:31
3 Andrei Cemenov SEMONOV RUS 1:26:11
4 Yugo OTA JPN 1:26:56
5 Vincent CASANOVA FRA 1:27:04
1 Jill HAMILL GBR 1:32:04
2 Natsuko SASAKI JPN 1:39:08
3 Sara BAWDEN USA 1:43:57
4 Maria JANSSEN NED 1:46:55
5 Kirstie SMITH NZL 1:51:42

Face Equality Taipei Expressway Marathon, Chinese Taipei

Sun 11 March 2018

25.033 121.565
1 Bernard Mwendia MUTHONI KEN 2:26:07
2 George Mbugua NGURE KEN 2:27:36
3 Chen ZHESHANG TPE 2:40:39
4 Luo SHIJIE TPE 2:42:19
5 Wu SHENGWEI TPE 2:46:28
1 Fu SHUPING TPE 2:52:55
2 Huang SUER TPE 3:13:02
3 Qi JUNLIAN TPE 3:20:32
4 Fang QIAOLING TPE 3:24:22
5 Rosina Jepkosgei KIBOINO KEN 3:25:08

More results…


Distance Running

Official magazine of AIMS and IAAF

Cover of 2018 Edition 1

Latest issue:
2018 Edition 1

Cover: Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon, Greece