Weekend update

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The weekend saw great performances from both seasoned and upcoming stars from around the UK and further afield. 

At the Müller Grand Prix in Gateshead, Laura Muir (handicap -3.6), Dina Asher-Smith and Cindy Sember  were among the British winners at this Diamond League meeting.

Other endurance highlights included Jack Rowe (handicap -6.1)  and Jake Smith (handicap -6.6) running  5000m PBs is a stacked field, with Jake's time coming just a month after his 2:11 marathon debut.

Archie Davis  (handicap -5.9) ran 3:41 in the 1500m, chasing the invincible Jakob Ingebrigtsen who eased away to victory. A more detailed report is here.

At the Loughborough International, the Great Britain and Northern Ireland U20 team finished third behind England and Loughborough Students.

On a damp day, the highlights included tactical wins over 800m for Kyle Langford (handicap -6.4)  and Issy Boffey (handicap -1.5). The ever improving Tom Mortimer won the 1500m in a PB with Revee Walcott-Nolan (handicap -1.3) winning the women’s event. Matthew Stonier (handicap -4.6) and  Beth Kidger (handicap -0.9) were the 3000m winners on the day in tactical races. Report

At the World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze Level in  Dessau, Germany, Alex Botterill (handicap -6.1) ran a PB in the men’s 800m, stopping the clock at 1:46.52. He was third overall in the race with Ben Pattison (handicap -4.7) sixth in 1:46.84. In the women’s 800m Alex Bell (handicap -2.3) was fourth in a 2:02.04 in a race by Renelle Lamote (FRA) in 2:01.66.

At the Little Bromley 10k , James Pettersson (handicap -3.0) became a frustrated 30-minute 10k runner missing the 29:59 time by 0.6 of a second, with his 30:00 winning time. Laura Thomas  (handicap 2.5) was the winning woman in 36:14.

UK runbritain rankings for endurance events and age groups 

Other results from the weekend are on the following links: 

Road/multi terrain