It's a marathon, not a sprint...

Athlete have added yet more shows to their forthcoming UK tour.

The band, who scored a UK Top Ten single last week (January 23) when ‘Wires’ went in at Four, had already announced they would follow up their March shows with two dates at London Brixton Academy on April 20 and 22.

Now Athlete have confirmed they will also play shows in Blackpool (April 19) and Reading (April 21).

The full list of shows now reads:

Leeds University (March 3)

Glasgow Carling Academy (4)

Manchester Academy (5)

Newcastle University (6)

Norwich UEA (8)

Nottingham Rock City (9)

Birmingham Carling Academy (10)

Cardiff University (12)

Bristol Carling Academy (13)

London Forum (14)

Blackpool Empress Ballroom (April 19)

London Brixton Academy (20)

Reading Rivermead (21)

London Brixton Academy (22)

Tickets are on sale for all shows. For availability, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

Athlete release their second album ‘Tourist’ next week (January 31).