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We've talked quite a lot about how we can convert the number of people taking part in distance running into elite performances," admits Ted Baty, who runs the junior section at Heaton Harriers, a club centred on distance running.
I know Viren did it twice, I know others did it before that, Zatopek and so forth, (but) distance running now is more competitive by far than it ever has been before.
The Abebe Bikila Award, named for the legendary 1960 and 1964 Olympic marathon champion from Ethiopia, has been presented annually by New York Road Runners since 1978 to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the sport of distance running, both on and off the field of competition.
to appear contact Jones currently holds this position as well as the editorship of AIMS' Distance Running magazine which he started in 2000.
Stewart, an Olympic 5000 metres bronze medallist and former world cross country champion, has been charged with formulating a programme to revitalise the ailing fortunes of British distance running.
ATHLETICS: Kelly Holmes believes next week's Olympic trials will prove the world class strength of British women's middle distance running.
Kelly Holmes believes next week's Olympic trials in Birmingham will prove the world class strength of British women's middle distance running.
Mottram once again he took the battle to the Africans who dominate distance running.
Free spaces are available for a course which can train fitness fans for distance running.
The 35-year-old believes he is fully prepared for the endurance race and has what it takes to step up from middle distance running.
2max] correlates highly with distance running performance (9).
Kissing releases the same neurotransmitters (chemical messengers in the brain) as intense exercise, like parachuting or distance running.