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.
The athletics world is accustomed to seeing Ethiopian women winning 5000m or 10,000m titles, but no one from the East African nation of 94million whose last name does not start with a ‘D’ had been able to get to the top of the podium at the Olympic Games, IAAF World Championships, IAAF World Cross Country Championships, or IAAF Continental Cup over the past decade prior to mid-September. [more]
You have to go back more than 30 years to find the last European runner who stood on the podium after the junior men’s race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships – when Spain’s Pere Casacuberta won in 1984 – so it has to be a very long shot that Italy’s Yemaneberhan Crippa will end that streak in Guiyang, China, next March. [more]
A fine selection of the world’s most promising young distance runners, arguably topped by Bahrain’s Albert Rop and Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon, will gather at the Iris Lotto Cross Cup meeting in Brussels, the second of this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings, on Sunday (21). [more]
Organisers of the 58th Campaccio International Cross Country, an IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting in the Italian town of San Giorgio su Legnano, have turned to some of the top young distance-running talent around the world to showcase their event on 6 January. [more]
The countdown starts in earnest to the 2015 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 as Thursday (18) marked just 100 days to go until China stages the world’s premier cross-country competition for the first time. [more]