August 07, 2017
Simpson secures silver medal, her third World metric Mile medal (also 2011 gold and 2013 silver)
Emily Moss for the IAAF
With six women having run faster than four minutes in 2017, the women's 1500 meters at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 had been billed as one of the events of the...
August 03, 2017
U.S. champion and 2011 world champion Jenny Simpson cannot be ruled out as she is a fierce racer and has a fine record at major championships.
By Emily Moss, IAAF
With six women having run faster than four minutes in 2017, the 1500m could prove to be one of the most competitive events of the...
July 30, 2017
“Because I was disappointed with my 2012 Olympics, I’m looking forward to returning to the stadium and possibly getting some personal redemption.”
By Stuart Weir, Athletics Weekly
At 1500m, Jenny Simpson won the world title in 2011, plus world silver in 2013 and Olympic bronze in 2016 – and...
July 19, 2017
“When it comes to London I’m just going to run as hard and as fast as I can and hopefully that will bring me a world medal.”
By Duncan Smith, The Scotsman
In an event which will see the last track appearances of megastars Usain Bolt and Sir Mo Farah, Scotland’s Laura Muir is understandably...
May 08, 2017
"The Mile is such an iconic event and to become the British record holder would be massive for me."
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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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