Running News Daily is edited by Bob Anderson and team. Send your news items to firstname.lastname@example.org Get your race featured and exposed. Contact sales at email@example.com or call 650-209-4710
Scot Laura Muir smashed Kirsty Wade's 31-year-old British record to win the women's indoor mile in Birmingham.
The 25-year-old finished in four minutes 18.75 seconds, breaking Wade's mark of 4:23.86.
Muir told BBC Sport: "I knew I was in great shape. It was about winning the race, but also about running fast.
"I'm so chuffed to get the record on home soil. I knew the spilt halfway and knew I was there and thereabouts. The crowd were fantastic."
Her time was the third fastest indoors in history, behind Ethiopian great Genzebe Dibaba (4:13.31) and Romania Doina Melinte (4:17.14).
Muir will be hoping to defend her 1500m and 3,000m European indoor titles in Glasgow in March.(02/16/2019) ⚡AMP
Ranked as the best one-day indoor meeting in the world, the Müller Indoor Grand Prix returns to Birmingham in 2019. Over the years this meeting has seen British stars such as Sir Mo Farah, Dina Asher-Smith and Laura Muir regularly appear alongside the world’s very best athletes and 2019’s event won’t disappoint as more world-class head to heads are expected...more...