Distance Running
2010 July–September

Published July 2010


Quita Ultimas Noticias 15km race, Ecuador, June 13 2010


Success through international solidarity

By Kire Sinadinovski
Skopje is the capital city of the Republic of Macedonia, and home to about 600,000 inhabitants. It is located at an altitude of 245 meters, and is an important transit centre in the Balkans, rich in its historic past. The site of modern Skopje has been inhabited since at least 4000BC. On 26 July 1963 Skopje was destroyed in a devastating earthquake, but thanks to international solidarity Skopje has emerged as a modern European city.

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All about the race

Nykredit Copenhagen Marathon is truly a city marathon. It permeates everywhere – from the Sport Expo at Sparta Hallen in Østerbro – a charming family-friendly neighbourhood, to the start and finish area at Islands Brygge just by Langebro with a great view of the waterfront. It’s all about the race – every one of those 42,195 metres.

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High speed in the high Andes

By Edwin Hidalgo
It is difficult to breathe at 9,000 feet above sea level. But it is even more difficult to breathe at such altitude, when you have been running seven miles at a fast pace. The Colombian athlete Diego Colorado (36 years old) is leading 15,000 runners in the race, but he is almost exhausted…

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Aw – me knees!

By Charmayne Wellington
A cry that Charmayne Wellington has often heard from runners complaining of anterior knee pain. Beware the warning signals…

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News from AIMS, WMRA and IAU; Race dates; Race contact details.