Chris Thompson European Medalist

Long Distance
Chris Thompson
Profile
  • Nationality: GBR
  • Place of birth: Barrow in Furness, England
  • DOB: 17th April 1981
  • Coach: Alan Storey
Personal Bests
  • 3000m: 7:43.34
  • 5000m: 13:11.51
  • 10,000m: 27:27.36
  • 10 miles: 47:23
  • Half Marathon: 61:00
  • Marathon: 2:11:19
Career Highlights
  • 2010 European T&F Championships, 10,000m, SILVER
  • 2010 British T&F Championships, 5000m, GOLD
  • 2003 European U23 T&F Championships, 5000m, GOLD
  • 2000 European Junior Cross Country Championships, SILVER
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“…passionate to run fast & never give up. Trying to ‘Nutshell’ my opinions is not my strong point …”

Chris Thompson
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Biography

2017:
British Championships and World Trials, Birmingham, 5000m, 6th
Reading Half Marathon, 2nd
Trafford 10k, 1st

2016:
San Silvestre, Madrid, 10k, 5th
Manchester Road Race, Connecticut, 4.748 miles, 3rd
Great South Run, Portsmouth, 10 miles, 1st, 47:23
Great Birmingham Run, Half Marathon, 2nd
Great Scottish Run, Glasgow, Half Marathon, 4th, 61:58
Great North Run, South Shields, Half Marathon, 7th
Falmouth, 7 miles, 4th
Ipswich Twilight Races, 5k, 1st
Great Donnington Park 10k, 1st
London Marathon, 16th
Reading Half-Marathon, 3rd

2015:
Great Birmingham Run, Half Marathon, 1st
Ipswich Twilight Races, 5k, 3rd

2014:
Great Edinburgh 10 miles, 1st
London Marathon, 11th, 2:11:19
Silverstone Half Marathon, 1st
Great Edinburgh Cross Country, 4km, 6th

2013:
Great South Run, Portsmouth, 10 miles, 6th
Great Birmingham Run, Half Marathon, 2nd
Great Scottish Run, Glasgow, Half-Marathon, 5th
IAAF Diamond League, London, 3000m, 7th
IAAF Diamond League, Birmingham, 5000m, 7th
Payton Jordan, Stanford, 10,000m, 4th

2012:
Great North Run, Newcastle, Half Marathon, 6th, 61:00
IAAF Diamond League, Birmingham, 2 miles, 7th
Olympic Games, 10,000m, 25th
Payton Jordan, Stanford, 5000m, 4th 13:15.21
Oregon Relays, Eugene, 1500m, 3rd
New York Half Marathon, 7th, 61:23
Husky Invitational, 5000m, 1st
Seattle Indoor Meeting, 3000m, 2nd

2011:
New York Marathon Dash for the Finish 5k, 1st
Great South Run 10 miles, 4th
IAAF Diamond League, London 5000m, 4th
Manchester 10k, 2nd
Stanford 10k, 4th, 27:27.36
Oregon 3000m, 1st

2010:
Commonwealth Games, 5000m, 5th
IAAF Diamond League, London 3000m, 6th
European T&F Championships 5000m, 8th
European T&F Championships, 10,000m, Silver Medallist
European Trials & UK Championships, 5000m, 1st
London 10km, 3rd
Healthy Kidney 10km, NY, 4th
Stanford 10,000m, 6th 27:29.16
Trafford 10k, 1st, 28:00
Edinburgh Cross Country, 7th

2009:
Silicon Valley 5k, 3rd
Great South Run, 9th
Milan 5000m, 13:26
Armagh Road Race 5k, 2nd

2007:
IAAF Super Grand Prix, London, 2 Miles, 12th
Kassel 5000m, 13:33.81
Loughborough 3000m, 2nd, 7:56.70

2006:
European Cross Country Championships, 24th
Nike Run London 10k, 1st
European Cup 5000m, 5th
BMC Solihull 1500m, 3rd
New York 5000m, 13:31.82
BMC Loughborough 3000m, 1st 7:53.67

2004:
Nike London 10k, 1st 28:50
IAAF Super Grand Prix, London 5000m, 13:24.60

2003:
European U23 Championships, 5000m, 1st
IAAF Super Grand Prix, Gateshead 3000m, 7:51.57
IAAF World Cross Country Championships 4k, 19th

2000:
European Junior Cross Country Championships Silver Medallist