At the Millrose Games in New York City, the 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 56.97 final lap.
After the race, Kerr expressed how difficult the race was and admitted that he believed Fisher was going to be stronger throughout the race. Grant Fisher also had a strong performance, finishing in 8:03.62, which is now the overall 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 race showcased incredible talent and determination, with Kerr’s record-breaking performance solidifying his status as a top runner in the world.