British endurance athletes selected for Tokyo

Marathon trials winners Chris Thompson and Steph Davis named in Olympic team with Ben Connor and race walker Tom Bosworth, as Jess Piasecki and Steph Twell are picked ahead of Charlie Purdue The selection...

It’s child’s play as Chris Thompson wins British Olympic marathon trials

Superb run books a ticket to Tokyo for 39-year-old new father as Ben Connor also clinches his place An already memorable week got even more special for Chris Thompson as the new father produced...

Kew Gardens just as fast as Vienna’s sub-2hr course, says Dave Bedford

Endurance legend says British Olympic trials features a super-quick route which could potentially stage world record attempts let alone Tokyo qualifying performances Dave Bedford, the former world 10,000m record-holder and ex-race director of the...

Olympic hopes ready to bloom at Kew Gardens

Marathon runners and race walkers are poised for thrilling and richly symbolic races on March 26 in Kew Gardens If athletes taking part in the Müller British Athletics Olympic Marathon and 20km Walks Trials...

British Olympic marathon and race walks trials: Who, what and when?

Ben Connor, Dewi Griffiths, Steph Davis and Lily Partridge lead the entries for the 26.2-mile showdown at Kew Gardens on March 26 with Tom Bosworth heading the 20km walks line-up Get ready to set...

Quirk and Millington conquer the country at Podium XC

A small number of British elite runners raced cross-country in the north-west of England on Saturday Amelia Quirk and Ross Millington emerged as winners at the Podium XC in Lancashire on Saturday (Dec 12)...

How Kew Gardens won the race to stage the Olympic marathon trials

South-west London venue was picked ahead of Manchester, Dorney Lake and options in Europe due to its flat, sheltered course and the huge degree of certainty it provided In the search to find a...
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