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BMC News is the journal of the British Milers' Club and is usually published twice yearly in late spring and again in the autumn. It is distributed free to all BMC members. It is not normally available to-non members but some past issues are available (See below).

Good quality articles on any aspect of middle and long distance are always welcome for consideration for publication in future editions. Please contact the editor for more details.

BMC News Editor: David Sunderland
Atching Hill Road,
WS15 2LW

Tel 01889 584712

Past Issues

Some past issues of the journal can be freely downloaded on the understanding that this is for personal use only. If it is wished to reproduce any part of the journal in any medium (including websites) then permission should be sought in advance from the editor. Paper editions are often made available for purchase at BMC meetings. Please contact the editor for further information.

Issues currently available for download:

BMC News

Index 2010 to date 2000 to 2009 1990 to 1999 1980 to 1989 1970 to 1979 1964 to 1969

Spring 2014

Spring 2014 cover
40 Pages:-
  • Sir Roger Bannister - The 4-minute Mile
  • Diane Leather - The 5-minute Mile
  • Hannah England Interview
  • Jessica Judd Interview
  • Running Economy & VO2 Kinetics

Currently only available for BMC members
Autumn 2014

Autumn 2014 cover
40 Pages:-
  • Alberto Salazar Coaching Philosophy
  • BMC Future - Langford, Blundell, Clay & Ingle
  • Lynsey Sharp Interview
  • Laura Weightman Interview
  • Youth Endurance Conferance
  • Female Coach Legacy Programme

Currently only available for BMC members
Spring 2013

Spring 2013 cover
40 Pages:-
  • BMC - The first 20 years
  • Steve Ovett's Medal
  • Lactate - Friend or Foe
  • High Intensity Exercise in a Middle Distance Context
  • Stress Fractures
  • Craig Winrow Interview

Currently only available for BMC members
Autumn 2013

Autumn 2013 cover
40 Pages:-
  • Where do you Stand?
  • What does it take to be an Olympic Champion?
  • A Life Spent Running
  • Why not try the 'Chase
  • Moscow World Championships Reflections
  • Secrets of Mo Farah's Success
  • Understanding Athletic Movement

Currently only available for BMC members
Spring 2012

Spring 2012 cover
40 Pages:-
  • Tributes to Frank Horwill
  • Predicting Oral-respiratory Symptoms
  • Physiology Terminology
  • Gait Analysis Review
  • Preparing for International Success at 800/1500m
  • Young Athlete Developmet to High Performance
  • Tendinopathy ub Runners

Available as PDF download
Spring 2012

Autumn 2012

Autumn 2012 cover
40 Pages:-
  • Preparing for 5000 / 10,000m
  • Britains four Great Milers
  • Are we Getting Better?
  • Coach Shadowing
  • European Championships Report
  • Olympics Reports
  • Mihaly Igloi
  • Challenge of the Steeplechase

Available as PDF download
Autumn 2012

Spring 2011

Spring 2011 cover
40 Pages:-
  • Altitude Training.
  • 2010 BMC / Horwill Research Scholar.
  • Ian Stewart Interview.
  • Michael Rimmer Interview/Presentation.
  • Tactics.
  • Nick McCormick
  • The need to Improve.
  • Recovery.

Available as PDF download
Spring 2011

Autumn 2011

Autumn 2011 cover
40 Pages:-
  • Frank Horwill MBE.
  • Frank Horwill 5-Tier System.
  • Another look at Running Economy.
  • Global Championships 2011.
  • New Interval Training.
  • BMC GP Report 2011.
  • 2 Hour Marathon.
  • Iron Deficiency in Athletes.
  • David Rudisha.
  • Training for Endurance Performance.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 2011

Spring 2010

Spring 2010 cover
40 Pages:-
  • Use of Heart Rate.
  • Peter Browne.
  • Trevor Painter Interview on Jenny Meadows.
  • Jo and Gavin Pavey Interview.
  • Progress in Endurance Performance since 1980.
  • Marta Dominguez.
  • No Secrets for Success.
  • 12 Things to Know about Steeplchase.
  • Honore Hoedt - Head Endurance Coach Netherlands.

Available as PDF download
Spring 2010

Autumn 2010

Autumn 2010 cover
40 Pages:-
  • European champs - Barcelona.
  • Developing the Young Endurance.
  • Review of Coaching Structure.
  • Brenan Foster Interview.
  • Sebastian Coe Interview.
  • Anthony Whiteman.
  • Michael Rimmer Interview.
  • Strength Training.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 2010

All material published in the BMC News is copyright of the British Milers' Club except where articles have been reproduced from another source and a credit has been given. The training articles expressed in the journal do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the National Committee. They are published as part of the BMC's policy of a liberal approach to diverse training theories.