Chris Thompson win 2021

Chris Thompson and Steph Davis qualify for Tokyo with marathon bests

Chris Thompson (handicap -5.8) and Steph Davies (handicap -1.6) produced personal best performances on their way to securing their marathon spots for Tokyo at the Mller British Athletics Marathon at Kew Gardens. Ben Connor (handicap -7.0) also secured his place with a second spot in the men's marathon, while Tom Bosworth sealed his second Olympic Games berth with a similar second place finish in the men's 20km race walk.

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happy running

Introducing running for beginners

The pandemic has brought about an increase in exercise levels across the world and many formerly less active people have found the benefit of happy hormones and enhanced immune systems that exercise brings.

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