AW 17.10.19 (published: 17/10/2019) 17.10.2019


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DIGEST
6  Jos Hermens says sub-two-hour idea began in 2008
7  Mo Farah quizzed about Alberto Salazar scandal
8  Christine Ohuruogu inducted into England hall of fame
9  Ron Pickering Memorial Fund names young athletes of 2019
10  IAAF relax rules relating to athlete’s sponsorship logos

ACTION
12 BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON
Brigid Kosgei takes more than a minute off Paula Radcliffe’s 16-year-old women’s marathon record with a phenomenal 2:14:04 as Lawrence Cherono wins the men’s race on an underpar day for Mo Farah
16 BRITISH ATHLETICS CROSS CHALLENGE Charlotte Arter and Marc Scott take the senior titles as the winter series gets underway in Cardiff
22 INEOS 1:59 CHALLENGE
Eliud Kipchoge enters the history books as the world’s first sub-two-hour marathoner but does so in controversial circumstances in Vienna with a big team of pacers and super-fast new shoes

PERFORMANCE
39  Warm-ups – latest training-related news
40  How does sprint speed relate to long jump ability? John Shepherd investigates

STATISTICS
30 DOHA FIGURES
Steve Smythe looks at some of the most stunning facts from the IAAF World Championships in Doha in a six-page statistics special

REGULARS
36 UKA VIEW
Pole vault coach Scott Simpson says there was much to applaud at the IAAF World Championships in Doha

42 HAVE YOUR SAY
Readers voice their opinion on the IAAF World Champs in Doha plus Eliud Kipchoge’s sub-two-hour marathon

62 DIP FINISH
Joe Kovacs and fellow shot put medallists from Doha state their case for why we should all watch their event

PREVIEW

44 SIMPLYHEALTH GREAT SOUTH RUN
A look ahead to this weekend’s big 10-mile event on the south coast of England as Eilish McColgan prepares to defend her title

RESULTS & FIXTURES

46 Results round-up includes the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run and Wiggle Manchester Half
59 What’s On fixtures guide 

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