At the Millrose Games in New York City, a world champion made history by breaking the world indoor record for a 2-mile race. Josh Kerr finished the race in 8:00.67, a full three seconds faster than the previous record set by Mo Farah in 2015. Throughout the race, Kerr tracked the leader, Grant Fisher, before making his move with 400 meters left and finishing with a blazing 56.97 final lap.
Afterwards, Kerr admitted how challenging the race was and that he had believed Fisher would be stronger throughout it. Fisher also had an impressive performance, finishing in 8:03.62 which is now the American record for the 2-mile race. Cole Hocker came in third place with a time of 8:05.70 while George Beamish finished fourth in 8:05.73. This incredible display of talent and determination solidified Kerr’s status as one of the top runners in the world.
The Millrose Games provided a platform to showcase some of the best runners from around the globe competing on an indoor track. The World Champion’s performance stood out among them as he proved that he has what it takes to be successful under any conditions.
This was not just another victory for Josh Kerr but also a testament to his hard work and dedication towards his craft. His breakthrough performance will undoubtedly have him ranked among the greatest runners of all time.
As for Grant Fisher, he may not have won this particular race but he showed that he is a force to be reckoned with on an indoor track setting too. The competition between these two athletes is likely to continue as they push each other to reach new heights.
In conclusion, this race at Millrose Games was one for history books as it saw two amazing athletes competing at their highest level and pushing themselves beyond their limits to achieve something great.