Top 10 Male British Distance Runners 2018

We’ve put together a ranking of the top British distance runners (800m – Marathon) based solely on their achievements in 2018. Last week we released the women’s list, which you can see here. Now it’s the men’s turn, starting with some of the athletes who narrowly missed out on the top 10…

Notable mentions:

Mohamud Aadan
7th @ Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships
Ben Connor
61:11 @ Barcelona Half Marathon (8th GB All-Time)
Neil Gourley
3:55.3 @ 5th Avenue Mile (4th GB All-Time)
Josh Kerr
3:54.72 @ Millrose Games Indoor Mile (5th GB All-Time)
Kyle Langford
πŸ₯ˆ @ Commonwealth Games 800m
Guy Learmonth
1:44.73 @ London Diamond League 800m (16th GB All-Time)
Mahamed Mahamed
British Cross Challenge Champion
Ross Millington
28:40 @ Prague 10K
Daniel Rowden
1:44.97 @ London Diamond League 800m (18th GB All-Time)
Robbie Simpson
πŸ₯‰ @ Commonwealth Games Marathon


10

Chris Thompson

Championship Results

British Championships: 10000m πŸ₯‰
British Championships: 5000m πŸ₯‰
European Championships: 5000m 9th, 10000m 11th

Significant Performances

Great Scottish Half Marathon: 62:07
Great South Run 10 Mile: 46:56 (12th GB All-Time)


9

Elliot Giles

Championship Results

British Indoor Championships: 800m πŸ₯‡
World Indoor Championships: 800m 4th
Commonwealth Games: 800m 6th in Heat
British Championships: 800m πŸ₯‡
European Championships: 800m 7th in Semi-Final

Significant Performances

London Diamond League 800m: 1:45:04


8

Andy Vernon

Championship Results

Commonwealth Games: 10000m 9th
British Championships: 10000m πŸ₯ˆ
British Championships: 5000m πŸ₯ˆ
European Championships: 10000m 5th

Significant Performances

Manchester Half Marathon: 63:36


7

Charlie Grice

Championship Results

British Indoor Championships: 1500m πŸ₯ˆ
Commonwealth Games: 1500m 4th
British Championships: 1500m 4th
European Championships: 1500m 5th

Significant Performances

Millrose Games Indoor Mile: 3:56.47 (13th GB All-Time)
5th Avenue Mile: 3:56.6 (6th GB All-Time)


6

Alex Yee

Championship Results

British Championships: 10000m πŸ₯‡
European Championships: 10000m 14th

Significant Performances

British Championships 10000m: 27:51.94 (24th GB All-Time)





5

Marc Scott

Championship Results

British Championships: 5000m πŸ₯‡
European Championships: 5000mΒ 5th
European Cross Country Championships: 9th

Significant Performances

European Championships 5000m: 13:23.14


4

Chris O’Hare

Championship Results

World Indoor Championships: 1500m 8th
Commonwealth Games: 1500m 8th
British Championships: 1500m πŸ₯‡
European Championships: 1500m 9th

Significant Performances

Millrose Games Indoor Mile: 3:54.14
Oslo Diamond League 1500m: 1st
Monaco Diamond League 1500m: 3:32.11 (6th GB All-Time)


3

Callum Hawkins

Championship Results

British Half Marathon Championships: πŸ₯ˆ

Significant Performances

Valencia Half Marathon: 61:00


2

Jake Wightman

Championship Results

British Indoor Championships: 1500m πŸ₯‡
World Indoor Championships: 1500m 6th
Commonwealth Games: 800m 4th, 1500m πŸ₯‰
British Championships: 1500m πŸ₯ˆ
European Championships: 1500m πŸ₯‰

Significant Performances

5th Avenue Mile: 3:53.5
Monaco Diamond League 1500m: 3:33.96 (14th GB All-Time)
London Diamond League 800m: 1:44.61 (12th GB All-Time)


1

Mo Farah

Championship Results

British Half Marathon Championships: πŸ₯‡
British Marathon Championships: πŸ₯‡

Significant Performances

London Marathon: πŸ₯‰ / 2:06:21
Great North Run: 59:27
Chicago Marathon: πŸ₯‡ / 2:05:11 (1st GB All-Time)





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