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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
Oakmore,
Atching Hill Road,
Rugeley,
Staffs.
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 2009

Spring 2009 cover
40 Pages:-
  • BMC Symposium - Jama Aden.
  • Rest and Recovery.
  • Irthlingborough Academy Course.
  • The Peter Coe Approach.
  • Perfect Posture.
  • Preparing Bernard Lagat.
  • Quicker Feet, Quicker Times.

Available as PDF download
Spring 2009
Autumn 2009

Autumn 2009 cover
40 Pages:-
  • Steve Cram Interview.
  • 2009 world Champs - Berlin.
  • Controlling Stress.
  • Where to run.
  • Andy Baddeley.
  • Training Zone and Race Responses.
  • Time Management.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 2009

Spring 2008

Spring 2008 cover
40 Pages:-
  • Rashid Ramzi Training.
  • World Indoors Report.
  • BMC Education Day - powerpoint slides.
  • Teenage Athlete Training for 400/800m.
  • World XC Report.
  • Haile Gebrselassie.
  • Percy Cerutty.
  • Running Economy.

Available as PDF download
Spring 2008
Autumn 2008

Autumn 2008 cover
40 Pages:
  • Peter Coe Obituary.
  • 800m Caoaching Strategy.
  • Olympic Games Report.
  • Places to Run.
  • Battle for Oxygen.
  • Carlos Higuero Training .

Available as PDF download
Autumn 2008

Spring 2007

Spring 2007 cover
72 Pages:-
  • Athletic Pilates.
  • Interview - Hugh Barrow (BMC Memb 1) &
    Zofia Okuniewska (BMC Memb 5000).
  • 800m Examined.
  • 1500m Examined.
  • 5K & 10K Examined.
  • HM & Mar Examined.

Available as PDF download
Spring 2007

Autumn 2007

Autumn 2007 cover
60 Pages:
  • Dan Robinson Profile.
  • Middle Distance tactics.
  • Franz Stampfl.
  • BMC 2007 rankings.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 2007

Spring 2006

Spring 2006 cover
52 Pages:
  • Achilles Tendon.
  • 800m training.
  • Don Gehrman.
  • Peter Elliott.
Available as PDF download
Spring 2006
Autumn 2006

Autumn 2006 cover
64 Pages:
  • Derek Johnson Interview.
  • Frank Horwill Interview.
  • BMC 2006 rankings.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 2006

Spring 2005

Spring 2005 cover
56 Pages:-
  • Coaching Elite 800m Runner.
  • Physiological Testing.
  • Racing skills for Middle Distance.
  • James Thie training.

Available as PDF download
Spring 2005
Autumn 2005

Autumn 2005 cover
60 Pages:-
  • Amanda Pritchard.
  • Developing Junior 800/1500m runners.
  • Paul Evans.
  • Non Stanford.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 2005

Spring 2004

Spring 2004 cover
36 Pages:-
  • Preparation of Elite Middle Distance Runners.
  • Energy Sytems.
  • Steve Scott Training Log.
  • Principles of High Altitude Training. 

Available as PDF download
Spring 2004
Autumn 2004

Autumn 2004 cover
52 Pages:-
  • Terminology & Differentiation of Training Methods.
  • Alan Webb Interview.
  • Ricky Soos training.
  • Deep Water Running.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 2004
Spring 2003

Spring 2003 cover
28 Pages:-
  • Another look at 800m.
  • Steve Cram training.

Available as PDF download
Spring 2003
Autumn 2003

Autumn 2003 cover
24 Pages:-
  • Mbulaeni Mulaudzi training.
  • Mind games.
  • BMC rankings 2003.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 2003

Spring 2002

Spring 2002 cover
24 Pages :-
  • 800m Analysed.
  • Coaching Middle Distance.
  • Muscle Fatigue.
  • Tactics & Strategy.
  • How to understand training.

Available as PDF download
Spring 2002
Autumn 2002

Autumn 2002 cover
28 Pages:-
  • Optimum speed in 800m.
  • Altitude in Etheopia.
  • End of 'Periodization'.
  • Specificity of Endurance Training.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 2002
Spring 2001

Spring 2001 cover
32 Pages:-
  • Checklist to racing.
  • Steve Prefontaine.
  • In my opinion - Seb Coe.

Available as PDF download
Spring 2001
Autumn 2001

Autumn 2001 cover
28 Pages:-
  • Steve Scott.
  • Energy Sytems.
  • Junior development.
  • Kirsty Wade - Q and A
  • BMC Rankings 2001.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 2001

Spring 2000

Spring 2000 cover
52 Pages:-
  • Nic Andrews.
  • Kelly Holmes.
  • John Mayock.
  • James McIlroy.
  • Hayley Tullett.
  • Kim McDonald.

Available as PDF download
Spring 2000
Autumn 2000

Autumn 2000 cover
32 Pages:-
  • Sydney Olympics.
  • Zatopek's Legacy.
  • BMC Rankings 2000.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 2000

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.