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Renaud Lavillenie WR Credit JP Durand

The unbeatable world records

Feb 28, 2014 - Athletics Weekly

It has been quite some month in terms of world records being broken, but what are likely to be the safest global marks in the near future?

English National Cross Country, Sunderland 2013, by Mark Shearman

Cross country for the Winter Olympics

Feb 12, 2014 - Jason Henderson

10 reasons why cross country running should have been in the Sochi 2014 programme

Cross country 2013 by Mark Shearman

Memo to Michael Gove

Feb 6, 2014 - Jason Henderson

Government advice for schoolteachers to use running as a punishment is amazingly off the mark

Emily Pidgeon

Pidgeon flies the athletics nest

Jan 9, 2014 - Jason Henderson

Is Emily Pidgeon’s story a tale of frustration and unfulfilled talent? Or, as AW’s editor believes, is it a career that should be celebrated for everything that she did win?

Geoff Wightman with Charlie Grice at Bupa Westminster Run 2013 (Mark Shearman)

Diary of an also-ran 2013

Jan 5, 2014 - Athletics Weekly

Geoff Wightman shares a few extracts from his most recent ‘Diary Of An Also-Ran’, a collection of anecdotes from 2013

Winter running (Mark Shearman)

Christmas wishes

Dec 23, 2013 - David Lowes

Decided to take a day off training for Christmas? Read this and you might change your mind!

Earphones running (Mark Shearman)

The wearing of earphones – not music to my ears

Dec 19, 2013 - Martin Duff

AW contributor Martin Duff thinks runners should ditch their headphones when training and racing, do you agree?

McDonald Bailey (Mark Shearman)

McDonald Bailey is remembered

Dec 17, 2013 - Athletics Weekly

Mel Watman, former editor of AW, explains why the legendary British sprinter attracted him to athletics

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