Tom Lancashire

Olympic Runner

  • About Tom
    Tom is a GB Olympic middle distance runner specialising in the 1500m. Having represented GB at junior and senior level on the track, Tom has also competed at Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European Championships. In 2010 he not only ran the fastest time for 1500m by a British athlete for 5 years, but also ran the fastest mile time by anyone in Europe! Tom studied exercise science at Florida University and is set to study medicine at Manchester University. Both his parents are doctors.
  • Did you know?
    Tom is an avid Manchester United Football Club supporter!
  • What next?
    Show this video to the children at least 2 weeks before your visit to introduce the event.

“The assembly given by Tom was fantastic and the children loved being able to ask him questions.”