Mile News Tagged Laura Muir


Wightman defends, Muir wins New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

September 11, 2022

Record 21 men sub-4 minutes and 18 women sub-4:30; NYPD Running Club and charity runners participate in 9/11 Memorial Mile; more than 8,500 finishers at world’s largest, most iconic road Mile

From NYRR

NEW YORK – Olympians and World Championships medalists Jake Wightman and Laura Muir led a...

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Defending champions Wightman, Reekie face formidable fields at the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

September 06, 2022

Talented field includes Olympic & World Championships medalists, British stars Laura Muir & Josh Kerr and American contenders Cole Hocker, Emma Coburn & Sinclaire Johnson; live NBC broadcast 12:00-1:00pm ET

From NYRR

NEW YORK – Defending champions and Olympic, World Championships, European...

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Kipyegon defends World title with MasterClass run

July 18, 2022

Fourth global crown in epic, jaw-dropping race puts Kenyan star in rare air as greatest of all-time

By Cathal Dennehy for World Athletics

In the women’s 1500m at Hayward Field, where Faith Kipyegon cemented her place as the greatest 1500 meter runner of all-time – winning her fourth global...

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Kipyegon claims emotional second Olympic 1500m title

August 06, 2021

“She's the greatest of all-time... she doesn't get enough credit."

By Nicole Jeffery for World Athletics

Faith Kipyegon was given the ultimate accolade by her closest rival after winning her second consecutive Olympic 1500m crown in Tokyo tonight.

Asked about Kipyegon’s standing, silver...

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British Mile stars Muir, Reekie living, training together

August 08, 2020

Tokyo Olympic hopefuls train "really well together and motivate each other."

From BBC

Laura Muir says becoming housemates with Jemma Reekie during lockdown has benefited them both - despite losing to her training partner in Italy.

Reekie, 22, edged out Muir over 800 meters on last Sunday...

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Sifan Hassan Wins 1500m World Title in Dominant Fashion

October 05, 2019

Eight women bettered the previous World Championship record in epic race; Hassan earned one-of-a-kind 1500-10,000m gold double!

By Steve Landells for the IAAF

DOHA, Qatar - On Saturday evening, Sifan Hassan completed the unprecedented 1500m and 10,000m double at the IAAF World Athletics...

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World Championships Women’s 1500m preview: defending titlist Kipyegon faces formidable field

September 25, 2019

American Doha quartet includes 2011 world champion Simpson, Houlihan, Hiltz & Johnson

By Steve Landells for the IAAF

With major question marks against all the chief contenders, predicting the outcome of the women’s 1500m with any great level of confidence is a tricky business.

The world #1...

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Miler Muir still shocked by meteoric rise

May 02, 2019

"I was no prodigial youngster... running was a hobby and it went from there."

By Tom Morgan, The Telegraph sports

As a schoolgirl, Dina Asher-Smith was so close to the action during British athletics' 2012 golden hour she could reach out and touch her heroes. Laura Muir, in contrast, spent...

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Advice to my younger self: Laura Muir

April 17, 2019

World Indoor 1500m silver medalist & European 1500m champion: "You worry if you make a mistake but, please, Laura, try and be a little more confident and believe in yourself. You have all the tools to succeed."

From IAAF.org

Laura:

Your life as a runner is in its infancy, and although you...

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Sifan Hassan wins fast Mile at Müller Anniversary Games

July 22, 2018

Best ever women's Mile produces #3, 6-7 all-time, 4 national records, best time for place 2-12, record tying 5 sub-4:20 same race and 10 personal records!

By Steve Smythe, Athletics Weekly

The final race on the second day of the Müller Anniversary Games on Sunday in London was the Millicent...

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