AW 09.01.20 (published: 09/01/2020) 09.01.2020


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AW 09.01.20


DIGEST
6  Tom Bosworth injury-free and targeting Tokyo podium place
7  Amy Hunt says enjoyment is key for junior athletes
8  Long-time AW contributor Colin Young dies
9  New year honours for Kelly Sotherton and Frank Clement
10  Get your tickets for the National Running Show in Birmingham

STATISTICS
26 2019 ROAD RANKINGS PLUS WALKS AND ULTRA
With some red-hot results over the festive period, we delayed our 2019 annual road running rankings until this issue. This batch of stats also includes top walks and ultra marks from last year

PERFORMANCE
35  Warm-ups – sprint hurdles in the spotlight
36  How they train – the M55 sprinter Donald Brown tells John Shepherd how he is managing to run so well as he settles into middle age
38 Rest and recovery – Dr Jim Brown covers every angle imaginable on the important and often-neglected subject of sleep in a two-page interview

SPOTLIGHT
14 EVENTS FOR 2020
Some of the key athletics meetings this year for athletes and spectators at home and abroad as we get the new year off to a flying start
18 AW IS 75
This magazine celebrates its diamond anniversary in 2020 and editor Jason Henderson brings you the background on how AW was created in 1945
22 CHARLIE SPEDDING
Olympic marathon medallist on the link between athletics and exercise and good results for children at school

REGULARS
12 HAVE YOUR SAY
Readers have their views on the Alex Bell funding debate and Katarina Johnson-Thompson’s helping hand
62 DIP FINISH
Karsten Warholm is a controversial winner of Norway sports star contest while talented Sasha Zhoya is to run for France

PREVIEW
40 RUN STIRLING
A busy meeting in Scotland incorporates the British Athletics Cross Challenge and home nations international and we set the scene for this weekend’s races

RESULTS & FIXTURES
42 Results round-up includes news from the county cross-country championships around the nation
59 What’s On fixtures guide 

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