Chris Thompson

Chris is a two time Olympian and multiple British Champion. Having progressed all the way through from Junior International to Senior International Chris is one of the most long standing and popular members of the British running community.


Nationality: GBR

Place of birth: Barrow in Furness, England

Residence: Hook, England

DOB: 17 April 1981

Event: Marathon

Coach: Alan Storey

Team: On Running

World Athletics Profile: Chris THOMPSON | Profile | World Athletics

Personal Bests

  • 5000m: 13:11.51
  • 10,000m: 27:27.36
  • Half Marathon: 61:00
  • Marathon: 2:10:52


Career Highlights

  • 2021 Team GB Tokyo Olympics
  • 2020 British Olympic Marathon Trials CHAMPION
  • 2020 British Half Marathon CHAMPION
  • 2018 Great Scottish Run and Great South Run CHAMPION
  • 2017 Great Scottish Run and Great South Run CHAMPION
  • 2016 Great South Run CHAMPION
  • 2010 European T&F Championships, 10,000m, SILVER