Athletics Weekly November 2020 (published: 05/11/2020) November 2020


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Athletics Weekly November 2020


DIGEST

8 Picture of the Month – Perese Jepchirchir on record-breaking form at World Half

10 News in Brief – the biggest stories from the past month

12 Jack Buckner pays tribute to coaching great George Gandy

 

AW AWARDS

14 From the best performances in 2020 to deciding on the greatest athlete of the past 75 years, it’s time to cast your votes

 

LONDON MARATHON RECAP

24 Tim Hutchings delves into the issues arising from an eventful 40th Race

28 Stephen Scullion on dealing with disillusionment and bouncing back

32 Natasha Cockram and Naomi Mitchell’s unusal routes to marathon success

 

ANALYSIS

36 Jake Davis and Steph Twell discuss track records and the World Half

 

STATISTICS

40 Steve Smythe takes a look at the numbers behind Joshua Cheptegei’s historic 10,000m

 

BIG INTERVIEW

42 We go inside the mind of world 400m hurdles champion Karsten Warholm

 

TALKING POINT

42 Toni Minichiello discusses how to keep young athletes engaged and lay the groundwork for a lifetime in the sport

 

CHANGING FACE OF COACHING

52 A look at the key coaching figures in Britain over the years

 

THLETE WELFARE

56 Christian Taylor on the impact of the Athletics Association, one year on from its formation

60 Daniel Wessfeldt gives his insight into the role of an athlete agent

 

ME AND MY CLUB

64 Alyson Dixon on what Sunderland Strollers have done for her

 

POLE VAULT EVOLUTION

66 A history of the most spectacular event in track and field

 

MY GREATEST RACE

70 Ian Stewart recalls beating the heat on the way to world cross victory

 

PERFORMANCE

72 The latest news and research

74 Sports psychologist Josie Perry outlines why taking control can be so beneficial

78 How They Train – London Marathon runner-up Sara Hall

80 Running repairs – Physio Paul Hobrough looks at dealing with Achilles Tendinopathy 

82 Get ready for winter – Paul Freary picks out the best off-road gear

 

RESULTS

90 Steve Smythe picks out the notable performances in October

 

CLOSING STRETCH

94 A Lap With...Jonny Mellor

95 Test your knowledge with our quiz

96 Have Your Say: readers’ letters and opinion 97 What to look out for this month

98 Dip Finish – the slippery slope to doping

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