Running in the colours of Great Britain & Northern Ireland Sarah Inglis proudly represented Lothian Running Club in the Euorpean 10,000 metres Cup in London on Saturday evening. And in doing so picked up a team gold medal as part of the six member squad of the women’s team.
The race which was incorporated into the Night of 10,000 metres PB’s meeting at Parliament Hill in Highgate has an inovative format Over the years the atmosphere developed as spectators took ownership of #Lane3BeerNCheer ethos, circus entertainment,‘lactic tunnels of love’, a home straight pedestrian bridge, infield spectating, live music, back straight DJ and Legends Seminar. It has been described as the Glastonbury of the 10,000 metres. The world’s most exciting track meet. The future of athletics.
Sarah was one of three Scots in the GB & I team who were led home by Eilish McColgan[31:16.76] who finished third, the English trio of Alice Wright[32:27.57], Verity Ockenden[32:34.47] and Charlotte Arter[32:40.63] crossed the finish line in 9th, 12th and 14th respectively with Sarah[32:52.51] finishing 17th and fellow Scot Mhairi MacLennan[32:58.42] 20th.
On what was a great night for Scottish Athletics the race was won by Stef Twell[31:08.13] who took the British title as she wasn’t representing GB & NI.
Full results can be found here.