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9 January 1993
Calli Thackery is one of a number of athletes who chose to head to the United States for her higher education, studying at the University of New Mexico.
She finished fifth at the 2015 European U23 Championships and is having a late career renaissance, posting her 5000m personal best in June with 15:06.26, putting her 17th on the all-time UK list.
The 29-year-old is eager to emulate the success of her father, Carl, who is a world half-marathon bronze medallist.