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2021 Sir Walter Miler Results: Beamish and Norris captured respective titles

Report and results from the 2021 Sir Walter Miler as Geordie Beamish and Josette Norris won the men’s and women’s race, respectively on Friday (6).

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Geordie Beamish (center) wins the men's 2021 Sir Walter Miler race

Results from the 2021 Sir Walter Miler men’s and women’s race, as Geordie Beamish and Josette Norris claimed the respective titles in front of a large and friendly gathering at the Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, NC, on Friday, August 6.

Norris won the women’s race against a solid field after she stopped the clock at a world-leading time of 4:25.92, as nine women ran sub-4:30 mile on the day. Norris’ winning time improved the previous 2021 world best of 4:27.20 by another American, Kate Grace.

In fact, the top four finishers on the women’s side at the 2021 Sir Walter Miler on Friday were inside the previous world-leading time.

READ MORE: How to watch 2021 Sir Walter Miler live broadcast

Nikki Hiltz ran 4:26.48 for second place, Sage Hurta was timed at 4:26.76 for third, while Amy-Eloise Markovc finished fourth in 4:27.13.

The other women inside the 4:30 mark were Rebecca Mehra (4:27.95), Abbey Cooper (4:29.00), Michaela Meyer (4:29.16), Eleanor Fulton (4:29.46) and Grace Barnett (4:29.88).

Meanwhile, on the men’s side, Beamish ran 3:54.92 to secure the victory and pulled nine others under the four-minute barrier.

The New Zealander who previously owned an outdoor PB of 3:59.13, smashed that mark easily to move to No. 13 in the world this year.

Vince Ciattei ran 3:55.28 for second place, while Sam Prakel was third in 3:55.33 and Canadian Charles Philibert-Thiboutot took fourth in 3:55.52.

2021 Sir Walter Miler Results

Event 3 Women 1 Mile Run Elite Finals
1 Norris, Josette Reebok Boston TC 4:25.92, 2 Hiltz, Nikki adidas 4:26.48, 3 Hurta, Sage On Athletics Club 4:26.76, 4 Markovc, Amy-Eloise Reebok Boston TC 4:27.13, 5 Mehra, Rebecca Oiselle Littlewing 4:27.95, 6 Cooper, Abbey New Balance 4:29.00, 7 Meyer, Michaela Unattached 4:29.16, 8 Fulton, Eleanor Unattached 4:29.46, 9 Barnett, Grace Asics Mammoth Tc 4:29.88, 10 Infield, Emily Nike Bowerman TC 4:30.21 11 Eccleston, Amanda Brooks 4:30.72 12 Jennings, Gabbi adidas / Team Bo 4:32.19, 13 George, Sammy Tracksmith 4:32.25, 14 Henes, Elly adidas 4:32.84, 15 Johnson, Sinclaire Nike Bowerman TC 4:33.80, 16 Vaughn, Sara &mother 4:34.81, 17 Cash, Alli Asics 4:36.32 — Richards, Emily Hoka One One DNF

Event 4 Men 1 Mile Run Elite Finals

1 Beamish, Geordie On Athletics Club 3:54.92, 2 Ciattei, Vince Nike Oregon TC 3:55.28, 3 Prakel, Sam adidas 3:55.33, 4 Philibert-Thiboutot, New Balance 3:55.52, 5 Engels, Craig Nike 3:56.00, 6 Suliman, Waleed Brooks 3:56.78, 7 Holt, Eric Empire Elite Tc 3:57.70, 8 Dinger, Tai Unattached 3:57.72, 9 Harris, Isaiah Nike 3:58.30, 10 Simbassa, Biya Under Armour 3:58.71, 11 Berriatua, Joey adidas / Tinman 4:00.80, 12 Stanovsek, Mick Melbourne Univ TC 4:05.68, 13 Reniewicki, John Under Armour 4:05.89 — Andrews, Robby adidas DNF

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Mellissa is a hard-working track and field follower who likes to travel and have fun with anyone she communicates with, for example, go running with them! Yay! Mellissa is a former Pride News writer who now spends her time working with kids and following the sport she loves.

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