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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 1999

Spring 1999 cover
44 Pages:-
  • Analysis of Dave Moorcroft.
  • Evolution of Womens 800m.
  • Steve Ovett Retrospective.
  • Predict Lactate Threshold HR.

Available as PDF download
Spring 1999
Autumn 1999

Autumn 1999 cover
44 Pages:-
  • Enhancing Endurance Performance.
  • Plyometrics.
  • Achieving Sucess.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 1999
Spring 1998

Spring 1998 cover
32 Pages :-
  • Physiological  Testing.
  • On Kenya and the Kenyans.
  • 1997 UK Merit Rankings.

Available as PDF download
Spring 1998

Autumn 1998

Autumn 1998 cover
48 Pages:-
  • Prompt No. 1 - Peter Coe.
  • Training for 800 & 1500m.
  • Training for 5000m.
  • Prompt No. 2 - Peter Coe.
  • Kenyan Insights.
  • Prompt No. 3 - Peter Coe.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 1998

Spring 1997

Spring 1997 cover
36 Pages:-
  • Dieter Baumann training.
  • Training for 400/800m.
  • 1996 UK Merit Rankings.
  • Kosmin Tests.
  • Muscular Endurance.


Available as PDF download
Spring 1997

Autumn 1997

Autumn 1997 cover
36 Pages:-
  • Pulse Rates.
  • Progression.
  • Vit C.
  • Cycling for runners.
  • Menstrual cycle.
  • BMC 1997 Rankings.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 1997

Spring 1996

Spring 1996 cover
28 Pages:-
  • George Gandy Interview.
  • Put speed in your legs.
  • Fortify the Mind.

Available as PDF download
Spring 1996

Autumn 1996

Autumn 1996 cover
40 Pages:-
  • BMC Vision 2000.
  • Strategy & Tactics.
  • Distance Running Injuries.
  • 1996 BMC Rankings.


Available as PDF download
Autumn 1996

Spring 1995

Spring 1995 cover
32 Pages:-
  • Steve Cram Training.
  • P Coe / F Horwill Interview.
  • VO2 Max.
  • Crash Training. 

Available as PDF download
Spring 1995

Autumn 1995

Autumn 1995 cover
32 Pages:-
  • BMC Development Plan.
  • Prepare for AAA's.
  • Altitude Training.
  • Strength Training.
  • Tempo Changes.   

Available as PDF download
Autumn 1995

Spring 1994

Spring 1994 cover
32 Pages:-
  • Junior Development.
  • Planning your season.
  • Prepare for AAA's.
  • Hezekial Sepeng Training.

Available as PDF download
Spring 1994 

Autumn 1994

Autumn 1994 cover
32 Pages:-
  • Road to Barcelona.
  • Bobby Farren Training.
  • BMC Development Plan.
  • Cross Country.
  • Motivation.
  • Creatine.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 1994

Spring 1993

Spring 1993 cover
32 Pages:-
  • Frank Dick Interview.
  • 800m speed weds endurance.
  • Optimal Performance.
  • Curtis Robb training.

 Available as PDF download
Spring 1993 

Autumn 1993

Autumn 1993 cover
32 Pages:-
  • Women in Sport.
  • Give Women Respect.
  • Winter Training for Juniors.
  • Role of Podiatrist.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 1993 

Spring 1992

Spring 1992 cover
Front Cover: Gordon Pirie (1931-1991)
24 Pages:-
  • Gordon Pirie Obituary.
  • Championship Racing -
    Articles from H Wilson, D Iszatt, P Coe & W Paish.
  • The South Africans Are Coming.
  • From Junior To Senior.

Available as PDF download
Spring 1992 

Autumn 1992

Autumn 1992 cover
32 Pages:-
  • Peter Coe Circuit & Weight Training.
  • Lisa York Training.
  • Massage.


Available as PDF download
Autumn 1992  

Spring 1991

Spring 1991 cover
16 Pages:-
  • Competing at High Altitude.
  • Tailer-Made Tapers.
  • Hill Training.
  • Shin Soreness. 

Available as PDF download
Spring 1991 

Autumn 1991

Autumn 1991 cover
16 Pages:-
  • Franks Big Five.
  • Alternatives to X-C.
  • Norman Poole Profile.


Available as PDF download
Autumn 1991   

Spring 1990

Spring 1990 cover
Issue No. 46.
Front Cover: BMC Mile at Crawley.
16 Pages:-
  • Expell Exhaust.
  • Anabolic Steroids & Physical Growth.
  • Athletic Fallacies.

Available as PDF download
Spring 1990 

Autumn 1990

Autumn 1990 cover
Issue No. 47.
Front Cover: John Gladwin Leads BMC Mile at Battersea..
16 Pages:-
  • Questions for the Winter.
  • Pollution Dangers.

Available as PDF download
Autumn 1990  

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.