Official publication of the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races
Published April 2018
Al Mouj Muscat Marathon, Oman, 19 January 2018. Photo: Antony Jones/Lloyd Images
Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon, Sun 4 March 2018
Zurich Marato de Barcelona, Sun 11 March 2018
Unique distance running event helps integrate visually impaired people
By Thom Gilligan
“As a child I dreamed about exploring foreign places,” says Thom Gilligan. Born in a Boston suburb the Marathon became “engrained in my DNA”. He combined wanderlust with the marathon urge by forming Marathon Tours Inc and helped give shape to distance running as we know it today.
By Hugh Jones
Winner of first modern Olympic marathon
News from AIMS, WMRA and IAU; Race dates; Race contact details.