WATCH: Local marathon women gear up for Olympic Trials in Atlanta

Nashville, Tenn. (WKRN)- The Summer Olympics in Tokyo start up on July 24th and there are always local athletes trying to make the trip, not just to watch, but to compete. That’s the case for a handful of women from the Middle Tennessee area.

Lauren Weaver, Whitney Macon, Stella Christoforou, and Sharon Thompson were all on hand this week for a celebration breakfast at Fleet Feet Nashville. Three of these women will be headed to Atlanta next week for the Marathon Olympic qualifier event on February 29th.

“What a way to celebrate a group of women, some of them are mothers, others are business owners and they live a life like all of us and also done this amazing physical feat,” Feet Fleet Nashville owner Christi Beth Adams.

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