2019 RunBlogRun Podcast: SPAR British Trials, Feb 9-10, 2019, comments by Larry Eder


SP022329-384598 (1).JPGLaura Muir , 3000m, British Trials, Feb 9, 2019, photo by Getty Images/British Athletics

The SPAR British Trials were a two day affair at the Arena Birmingham. About 4,000 fans a day (site seats 7,500) were entertained by some fine performances. On Saturday, highlights were Holly Bradshaw equalling the British record of 4.80m, and Laura Muirs' fine and fast 56.4 last 400m in the 3,000m win. Katrina Johnson-Thompson finished second in the 60m hurdles.

Bradshaw_Holly1-London17.jpgHolly Bradshaw, photo by PhotoRun.net

On Sunday, the fans saw final after final. Exciting 1,500m action, as well as a down to the wirer men's 3000 meters an tough men and women's 400 meters. I was impressed by Morgan Lake in the HJ, Katrina Johnson-Thompson in the LJ, and Chris O'Hare in the 3000m.

Chris O'Hare wins.JPGChris O'Hare, photo by Getty Images/British Athletics

Below is my podcast, produced by the Shoe Addict's Mike Deering. This was my first British Trials, and I will be back!

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