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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


Race date for Longford Marathon (IRL) changed

Longford Marathon date change

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Bounasser surprise champion in Vienna

Kiprop defends title in the heat

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Race date for Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (IND) changed

Airtel Delhi Half Marathon date change

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Race date for Shriram Properties Bengaluru Marathon (IND) changed

Shriram Properties Bengaluru Marathon date change

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Sefir to challenge Kimetto

World record holder faces Ethiopian rival in Vienna

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Erre wins in Hannover

Kunyaga crawls across finish line for second place

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Latest race results

Vienna City Marathon, Austria

Sun 22 April 2018

48.2082 16.3738
1 Salaheddine BOUNASSER MAR 2:09:29
2 Ishmael BUSHENDICH KEN 2:10:03
3 Samwel MASWAI KEN 2:11:08
4 Nicholas ROTICH KEN 2:12:00
5 Noah KIGEN KEN 2:12:03
6 Abrha MILAW ETH 2:12:57
7 Dominic RUTO KEN 2:13:23
8 Paulo PAULA BRA 2:13:30
1 Nancy KIPROP KEN 2:24:18
2 Melesech TSEGAYE ETH 2:29:51
3 Celestine CHEPCHIRCHIR KEN 2:30:39
4 Fatuma SADO ETH 2:32:18
5 Askale ALEMAHEYU ETH 2:32:47
6 Tinbit WELDEGEBRIL ETH 2:36:02
7 Eva WUTTI AUT 2:37:59
8 Nolene CONRAD RSA 2:38:17

B.A.A. Boston Marathon, United States of America

Mon 16 April 2018

42.3584 -71.0598
1 Yuki KAWAUCHI JPN 2:15:58
2 Geoffrey KIRUI KEN 2:18:23
3 Shadrack BIWOTT USA 2:18:35
4 Tyler PENNEL USA 2:18:57
5 Andrew BUMBALOUGH USA 2:19:52
1 Desiree LINDEN USA 2:39:54
2 Sarah SELLERS USA 2:44:04
3 Krista DUCHENE CAN 2:44:20
4 Rachel HYLAND USA 2:44:29
5 Jessica CHICHESTER USA 2:45:23

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Distance Running

Official magazine of AIMS and IAAF

Cover of 2018 Edition 2

Latest issue:
2018 Edition 2

Cover: Al Mouj Muscat Marathon, Oman, 19 January 2018. Photo: Antony Jones/Lloyd Images