AW November 2021 (published: 04/11/2021) November 2021

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8          Picture this – Eilish McColgan's success

10        Latest news from the world of athletics

12        UK Athletics' race against time


AW Readers’ Awards

16        It's time to choose your athletes of 2021 


The one that got away

30        Elliot Giles reflects on a fine year which also featured a painful Olympic exit 


Raising the standard

32        Why the BMC has much to celebrate after a successful series of events


Quantity and quality

34        Stewart McSweyn on the packed racing campaign which helped him progress


Ask the athlete

38        Denise Lewis answers your questions


Michael Johnson

40        The legendary sprinter talks about athletics' missed opportunity, why the sport doesn't always help itself and how the athlete voice is growing stronger 


My Greatest Race 

46        Dave Moorcroft and the night he'll never forget at Crystal Palace


Twin ambition

48        The Flanagan sisters have their sights set on making a mark on the world scene


Athletes as artists

50        Verity Ockenden writes about the role poetry plays in her athletics life


Masters of their craft

52        Statto Steve Smythe looks at the inaugural World Age Group Marathon Championships 


Autumn in New York

56        Inside the Big Apple's big marathon as it prepares for its 50th running 


Me and my club  

66        Jess Judd on Blackburn Harriers and turning up for her first session in the wrong trainers



68        The latest news and research

70        How They Train – Jessie Knight

72        What you need in your coaching toolbox

74        Archie Davies' year of discovery

76        How to make plans for winter

80        Physio Paul Hobrough provides his advice
            on ankle sprains

82        Robbie Britton's trail running tips

84        Paul Freary assesses the latest off-road footwear choices 



90  Round-up of the last month's action


Closing stretch

94  A Lap With... Phil Sesemann

95  Test your knowledge with our quiz

96  Have Your Say: readers' letters

98  Dip Finish


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