Laura Muir has revealed she is hoping to double up and run both the 1500m and 3000m at the European Indoor Championships in March.
The 23-year-old, who has been announced as captain of the British team for Saturday’s Great Edinburgh International XCountry, made a stunning start to World Championships year by smashing Liz McColgan’s long-standing British record for 5000m indoors in Glasgow on Wednesday.
Muir’s time of 14:49.12 at the GAA Miler Meet at the Emirates Arena eclipsed the previous mark of 15:03.71, set in 1992. It was only the second time she had raced the distance and the British 1500m record-holder, under the guidance of coach Andy Young, is now looking to mix things up a little in Belgrade at the championships which take place from March 3-5.
“We want to do both the 1500m and 3000m at European indoors,” said Muir, whose time of 8:59.39 through 3000m in Glasgow met …