The Association of Athletics Managers (AAM) is a group of the world's leading managers in Athletics (Track and Field, Road Running, Marathons, Cross-Country) who represent the majority of the top athletes in the world.
The organization was founded in 2006 to improve the professional status of the sport of athletics on a worldwide basis. The AAM works closely with all the major stakeholders in the sport including the IAAF, Member Federations, Meeting Organizers, Race Directors, Sponsors, Media and Athletes.
Up until this year’s Berlin Marathon, Geoffrey Mutai and Wilson Kipsang were the two men with claims on being the fastest marathoners in the world; Mutai by virtue of his un-ratifiable 2:03:02 course record in Boston in 2011, Kipsang by virtue of holding the ratified world record of 2:03:23 from the 2013 Berlin marathon. [more]
At 38 years old, Mark Kiptoo is still something of a newcomer to athletics. [more]
The IAAF is saddened to hear the news of the death of Lenford Levy, director of the IAAF Regional Development Centre (RDC) in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Wednesday (29). [more]
Great Britain’s Phil Anthony and USA’s Emily Harrison (USA) have the status of being not only the fastest runners but also the favourites for the 10th IAU 50km World Trophy Final in Doha, Qatar, on Friday (31). [more]
Kenya’s Martin Mathathi will defend his Fukuoka Marathon title on Sunday 7 December but a lot of eyes will be on the performance of his compatriot and former marathon world record-holder Patrick Makau following the announcement of the elite field for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race. [more]