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ANTI-DOPING IN ETHIOPIA

MICHAEL CRAWLEY HAS A UNIQUE INSIGHT INTO ETHIOPIAN ATHLETICS AFTER IMMERSING HIMSELF IN THE COUNTRY
East African athletics has been in the doping spotlight, but Michael Crawley found the Ethiopian running scene to be guilty only of ignorance and naivety

DISTANCE runner Michael Crawley of Corstorphine AC made significant progress in 2015 with second place in the Scottish 10-mile championships and fourth place in the Manchester Marathon in 2:19:39 and earned his first GB vest.

The Edinburgh University student is not involved in serious racing in the UK this year as he has “gone native” for a year in Ethiopia as a consequence of undertaking research work related to an economics based Phd he is studying for, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRB).

Zeleke rise at dawn to start training for running, which is a huge sport in their country
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THE BIG INTERVIEW 14 ANDREW BUTCHART How the Scottish runner will try to build on his magnificent 2016 SPOTLIGHT 18 ED WARNER UKA chair on preparations for the 2017 World Championships 24 RACE PRIZES Road runners recall their most bizarre winnings 26 WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Triple Olympic champion Peter Snell looks back on his career 30 RON PICKERING FUND Twenty-five years after Ron Pickering’s death, Stuart Storey recalls the success of the RPMF ACTION 40 BMAF CROSS RELAYS Records go at Long Eaton as eight clubs share the spoils PERFORMANCE 34 Sports science news 36 Treating Achilles problems 38 Products – rain jackets TALKING POINT 20 Sub-2:20 marathoner Michael Crawley gives an inside view on anti-doping in Ethiopia NEWS 6 Laura Muir on doubling up 8 Birmingham Half has wide appeal RESULTS & FIXTURES 44 Results round-up 57 What’s On fixtures guide PREVIEWS 56 Liverpool Cross Challenge REGULARS 23 Book reviews 32 Young Athlete 61 Quiz – test your