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May 2022


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Digest

 

8 Picture this – Peres Jepchirchir

10 Latest news from the world of athletics

12 National Athletics League returns

14 Records tumble as standards rise

 

Ask The Athlete

 

16 British 400m record-holder Iwan Thomas answers your questions

 

My Greatest Race

 

18 Martyn Rooney recalls breaking an important barrier on home turf at Crystal Palace

 

The Fire That Burns

 

20 Hammer thrower Mark Dry determined

to go out on his own terms

 

Here Comes Summer

 

24 10 good reasons why the 2022 season will

be very much worth watching

 

Business Decision

 

28 Tim Hutchings on the importance of the Diamond League to an athlete's career  

 

Going All In

 

32 Laura Muir and Jemma Reekie preparing

to pursue every opportunity this year

 

Just The Beginning

 

36 Why Birmingham wants to keep bringing

top-level athletics events to the city

 

An Extra Push

 

38 American star Fred Kerley looking for more after coming so close to 100m glory

 

One-lap Wonders?

 

42 Ed Faulds, Alex Haydock-Wilson and Charlie Dobson on their 400m futures

 

Oh, What A Night

 

46 Race director Ben Pochee explains the ethos and aims of the Night of the 10,000m PBs

 

Sensory Overload

 

52 Verity Ockenden shares the immersive experience of competing at Highgate

 

Going The Distance 

 

54 AW statto Steve Smythe looks at the best 10,000m performances in Britain

 

Rising Star  

 

61 Learning more about Megan Keith

 

Moving On 

 

62 Steve Vernon on the chance to work on the British Athletics' endurance set-up

 

Performance

 

66 The latest news and research

68 How They Train – Beth Potter

70 Mind the gaps in training

72 Planning how to reach your peak

76 Ask The Physio with Paul Hobrough

78 Paul Freary covers every footwear angle

 

Club Focus

 

82 Gateshead Harriers' unsung hero

John Stephenson

86 Me and My Club with Becky Briggs

88 Teamwork paying off for Wirral AC

 

Results

 

90  Round-up of the last month's action

Closing stretch

94  A Lap With ... Calli Thackery

95  Test your knowledge with our 10 teasers

96  Have Your Say: readers' letters

98  Dip Finish


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