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Summary

  1. The Westminster Mile is the world’s biggest timed mile event
  2. Chris O'Hare wins men's elite race
  3. Laura Muir finishes third in women's elite race, Melissa Courtney takes gold

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Watch Laura Muir take bronze as Melissa Courtney wins Westminster Mile

    Melissa Courtney wins gold in the women's Elite Westminster Mile with double European Indoor champion Laura Muir taking third place.

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    Video caption: Laura Muir takes bronze as Melissa Courtney wins Westminster Mile
  2. #couplegoals: GB duo break record for fastest mile holding hands

    Watch as British runner Steph Twell and her partner Joe Morwood break a World Record for the fastest mile while holding hands.

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    Video caption: Steph Twell and partner break world record for fastest mile holding hands.
  3. England all-rounder Ben Stokes gives his support to former captain Andrew Strauss

    England's Cricket World Cup squad are running in the Westminster Mile for the Ruth Strauss Foundation, which was setup in memory of Strauss’ wife who died in December 2018 from a rare form of lung cancer.

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    Video caption: England all-rounder Ben Stokes gives his support to former captain Andrew Strauss
  4. Who's in action?

    Laura Muir, who broke the British indoor mile record in February, is competing in the Westminster Mile for the first time in six years.

    The Scot will take on defending champion Melissa Courtney, 2017 champion Adelle Tracey and European indoor 800m gold medallist Shelayna Oskan-Clarke.

    In the men's race, defending champion Chris O'Hare is hoping to become the first man in the history of the event to break the four-minute barrier.

    Current course record holder Nick Goolab, who ran four minutes and one second to win in 2016, will also be competing.

    Laura Muir
  5. The route

    The Westminster Mile will see runners pass some of London’s most recognisable landmarks.

    Starting on The Mall participants will head towards Admiralty Arch before turning past Horse Guards Parade.

    The course then skirts St James’s Park before competitors cross the finish line in front of Buckingham Palace.

    Buckingham Palace
  6. How can I watch The Westminster Mile?

    There will be live coverage of the Westminster Mile on the Red Button, BBC Sport website, app & connected TV on Sunday, 26 May from 09:30-14:00 BST.

    The Westminster Mile

    09:30-12:30 - BBC Red Button and online

    09:30-14:00 - uninterrupted coverage, Connected TV and online

    You can also catch up on all the action for 30 days on BBC iPlayer here.

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