Mile News Tagged Laura Muir


Muir gunning for British Mile record

May 08, 2017

"The Mile is such an iconic event and to become the British record holder would be massive for me."

By Sportsbeat

The Scot has already got the 1500m and 3000m national records and will be out to take the Mile mark on July 9 at the London Stadium.

Laura Muir admits she is fine form after...

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Mile star Laura Muir sparks London 2017 ticket rush

March 11, 2017

Session featuring women’s 1500m final is the most in-demand since IAAF World Championships London 2017 tickets returned on-sale

By Athletics Weekly

Double European indoor champion Laura Muir has sparked a rush for tickets for this summer’s IAAF World Championships London 2017, with tickets to...

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Scotland’s Laura Muir offers early glimpse into the post-Farah era

January 10, 2017

“The mix of fast- and slow-twitch fibers that she has gives her the ability to sprint and also run a marathon. I’ve never seen someone with that sort of capability.

By Sean Ingle, The Guardian

Even after defeat they chanted Mo Farah’s name like a mantra, the cries of “Mo! Mo!” growing more...

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Laura Muir: Having that arrogance can propel me right to top

November 04, 2016

“Each race that I’ve done well in over the last couple of years just boosts that confidence more and more. I’m getting more confident about the way I’m running and how I attack races."

By Jane McLeod, The National

Laura Muir reckons discovering her arrogant streak can help her make up for her...

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The Only Way She Knows

October 13, 2016

No woman ran the 1500m in 2016 as fast as Laura Muir. The British record holder tells SPIKES how she got to the top and why this is only the start.

By SPIKES

Laura Muir began running at school in Kinross, north of Edinburgh in Scotland, when she “was about 11 or 12-years-old”. She hasn’t...

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Laura Muir is on fire

September 05, 2016

"Paula Radcliffe, Steve Cram, Seb Coe and Kelly Holmes have all been British distance runners that I have admired.”

By Christopher Kelsall, AthleticsIllustrated.com

Scotland’s Laura Muir is on fire.

After finishing in a disappointing seventh place during the Rio Olympic 1500 meter final,...

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Simpson supreme again, Jenkins surprises at New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

September 03, 2016

36th edition produces three women sub-4:20, two men sub-3:50; record 17 women sub-4:30 and record tying 17 men sub-4

From NYRR

NEW YORK – American Jenny Simpson became the first five-time winner – man or woman – in event history and rising star Eric Jenkins shocked the field with his top...

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Five Olympic Medalists Headline Star-Studded New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

August 30, 2016

Olympic gold medalist Matthew Centrowitz leads men’s field, while Team New Balance stars and Olympic bronze medalists Jenny Simpson & Emma Coburn highlight women’s field; world’s largest & most iconic road Mile race to be streamed live on USATF.tv and to include specialty heats for youth, seniors...

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