Live Athletics, BMC Sat 9th July Solihull

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The British Milers Club (BMC) Returns to Norman Green Athletics Track (Tudor Grange) on Sat 9th July. Entry is £5 and the event kicks off at 4.30pm. The BMC organise international class events, often frequented by athletes tuning up or chasing last minute Olympic qualifiers.

Currently on the startlists for Solihull on Saturday are:

800m:
Andreas Kramer (SWE) – 1:47 SB – European Indoor Junior Record Holder, 2016 World Indoor Semi-Finalist
Hannah England – 2:02 SB – 1500m 2011 World Championships Silver Medalist, 2012 Olympic Semi-Finalist
Laura Weightman – 2:04 SB – 9th 2012 Olympic Games, Silver 2014 Commonwealth Games

1500m:
Zoe Buckman (AUS) 4:10 SB – 2012 Olympic Semi-Finalist, 2013 World Championship Finalist

Jess Judd – 4:12 SB – 2012 World Junior Championship Silver Medalist, 2014 Commonwealth Games Finalist, 2014 European Junior XC Silver Medalist.

5000m
Collis Birmingham (AUS) – 13:43 SB – Olympian (2008, 2012), World Championships (2009, 2011, 2013), Commonwealth Games (2010, 2014). 13:09 5000m PB (!!)

And:
Chris Sharp. Club Record Holder. Best Parrot at an Awards Dinner Winner.  Club Show-Pony.

Wearing of club t-shirts, buffs, and hoodies to the event is very much encouraged. 

Rare chance to see world class athletes in Solihull – ourselves aside. (I wonder if any fancy joining K&D to bolster our XC teams this winter? The Aussie’s probably aren’t tough enough for that kind of mud!).