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