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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 1979

Spring 1979 cover
Issue No. 28.
16 Pages:
  • Tim Hutchings Profile.
  • Art & Science of Middle Distance Running.
  • Improvements in Womens Standards.

Available as PDF download
Spring 1979

Autumn 1979

Autumn 1979 cover
Issue No. 29.
16 Pages:
  • Steve Emson Profile.
  • Physiological Impact of Interval training.
  • Vitamins.
  • Coaching at the World Cup.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 1979

Spring 1978

Spring 1978 cover
Issue No. 26.
16 Pages:
  • Tim Hutchings Profile.
  • Art & Science of Middle Distance Running.
  • Improvements in Womens Standards.

Available as PDF download
Spring 1978

Autumn 1978

Autumn 1978 cover
Issue No. 27.
16 Pages:
  • Josephine White Profile.
  • Comments from Gordon Surtees.
  • How to Adapt Training.
  • Scotland's Problems.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 1978

Spring 1977

Spring 1977 cover
Issue No. 24.
16 Pages:
  • Sebastian Coe Profile.
  • Peaking.
  • Training Cycles or Periodisation?
  • The Warm-Up.
  • Anti-Inflammatory Drugs.

Available as PDF download
Spring 1977

Autumn 1977

Autumn 1977 cover
Issue No. 25.
16 Pages:
  • Chris Sly Profile.
  • Thoughts on 800m.
  • Developing Finishing Kick.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 1977

Spring 1976

Spring 1976 cover
Issue No. 22.
16 Pages:
  • Dave Moorcroft Profile.
  • Through The Looking Glass.
  • Frank Speaking.

Available as PDF download
Spring 1976

Autumn 1976

Autumn 1976 cover
Issue No. 23.
16 Pages:
  • Micky Morris Profile.
  • Montreal Distance Events.
  • Canadian Game Plan.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 1976

Spring 1975

Spring 1975 cover
Issue No. 20.
16 Pages:
  • Vit. C.
  • Farlek.
  • Paul Williams Profile.
  • Something Afoot?

Available as PDF download
Spring 1975

Autumn 1975

Autumn 1975 cover
Issue No. 21.
16 Pages:
  • Janet Lawrence Profile.
  • Look Back at 1975.
  • The Anaemia Problem.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 1975

Spring 1974

Spring 1974 cover
Issue No. 18.
16 Pages:
  • Paul Lawther Profile.
  • Review of Commonwealth Games.
  • The Coach-Athlete Relationship.

Available as PDF download
Spring 1974

Autumn 1974

Autumn 1974 cover
Issue No. 19.
16 Pages:
  • Lesley Kiernan Profile.
  • Try, Try, Try Again.
  • Middle Distance Events at Rome.
  • Distance Running Research.
  • 3000m Running for Women.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 1974

January 1973

January 1973 cover
Issue No. 16.
24 Pages:
  • Liz Conners Profile.
  • Reflections on Approach.
  • Class of 1972.
  • Report on S. Counties Coaching Conference.

Available as PDF download
January 1973

November 1973

November 1973 cover
Issue No. 17.
12 Pages:
  • Phil Banning Profile.
  • Closing the Gap.
  • The Junior Scene.
  • Fartlek Variations for XC Training.

Available as PDF download
November 1973

January 1972

January 1972 cover
Issue No. 14.
20 Pages:
  • Kevin Steere Profile.
  • Altitude Training.
  • Blood Conditioning.

Available as PDF download
January 1972

August 1972

August 1972 cover
Issue No. 15.
20 Pages:
  • Lest We Forget.
  • Close Look at Jim Ryun.
  • Physiology of Middle Distance Running.

Available as PDF download
August 1972

Spring 1970

Spring 1970 cover
Issue No. 12.
24 Pages:
  • Boook List and Reviews.
  • John Boggis Profile.
  • Achilles Tendon.

Available as PDF download
Spring 1970

January 1971

January 1971 cover
Issue No. 13.
28 Pages:
  • Spotlight on Youth.
  • Athletic Injuries.
  • Keith Penny Profile.

Available as PDF download
January 1971

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.