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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 Media Maraton “La Sele” (CRC) changed

Media Maraton “La Sele” date change

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Kimetto to run in Vienna

World record holder hopes to attack course record in Austrian capital

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Kiprotich renews his quest for victory

Olympic champion returns to Hamburg

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Race date for PKO Poznań Marathon (POL) changed

PKO Poznań Marathon date change

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Dr David Martin, 1939–2018

AIMS statistician, author and mentor of US Olympic team

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Roger Bannister, 1929–2018

Legendary athlete first to break the four-minute mile

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Latest race results

Seoul Marathon, South Korea

Sun 18 March 2018

37.5665 126.978
1 Wilson Loyanae ERUPE KEN 2:06:57
2 Mark KORIR KEN 2:07:03
3 Benson KIPRUTO KEN 2:07:11
4 Marius KIMUTAI KEN 2:07:45
5 Filex Kipchirchir KIPROTIC KEN 2:07:57
1 Damte HIRU ETH 2:24:08
2 Margaret AGAI KEN 2:24:30
3 Monica JEPKOECH KEN 2:24:31
4 Mulu Seboka SEYFU ETH 2:25:01
5 Kim DOYEON JPN 2:25:41

New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon, Chinese Taipei

Sun 18 March 2018

25.0911 121.56
1 Yuki KAWAUCHI JPN 2:07:14
2 Johnstone MAIYO KEN 2:07:52
3 Aredom DEGEFA ETH 2:07:52
4 Stanley KOECH KEN 2:13:39
5 Tsegaye BELDA ETH 2:13:31
1 Rael Kiyara NGURIATUKEI KEN 2:28:19
2 Chemtai RIONOTUKEI KEN 2:28:19
3 Ji Hyang KIM CHN 2:29:51
4 Rebecca Jepchirchir KORIR KEN 2:31:45
5 Salome Jerono BIWOTT KEN 2:31:46

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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