World marathon fourth-placer Callum Hawkins and recent trials winners Chris Thompson and Stephanie Davis are among the first seven members of the athletics squad selected to represent Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Chris Thompson and Stephanie Davis secured their marathon spots for the Tokyo Olympic Games at the Müller British Athletics Marathon and 20km Race Walk Trial at London's Kew Gardens on Friday (26).
World 10,000m champion Vivian Cheruiyot makes her first competitive appearance in seven weeks as she takes on Britain’s European 10,000m winner Jo Pavey over 10 miles at the Great South Run, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (25).
A triumphant return to action for Great Britain’s Chris Thompson and a competitive half marathon debut to remember for Poland’s Dominika Napieraj were the highlights of the 2015 Great Birmingham Run, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (18).
Kenya’s 2013 Berlin Marathon winner Florence Kiplagat will make her competitive debut over 10 Miles at the BUPA Great South Run, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in the British city of Portsmouth on Sunday (27).
After wins for his brother Kenenisa and the great Haile Gebrselassie in British road races in recent weeks, Tariku Bekele will bid to become the latest Ethiopian distance running star to triumph over the Half Marathon distance when he competes at the BUPA Great Birmingham Run on Sunday (20).
Olympic 10,000m bronze medallist Tariku Bekele will be hoping to add to his family’s recent road-running success when competing at next weekend’s Bupa Great Birmingham Run, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race.