Eilish on form in New York

CARNOUSTIE’S Eilish McColgan kept up her impressive personal best performances at the weekend in the 32nd Annual Mile Race along New York’s 5th Avenue.

The Dundee Hawkhill Harrier was placed ninth in the women’s elite race beating her one mile best of four minutes 43 seconds recorded at the Great North Games along Newcastle/Gateshead quayside, with a time of four minutes 29 seconds.

She finished one place and two-tenths of a second ahead of reigning 1,500 metre champion and defending 5th Avenue champion Jenny Simpson. The race was won by USA’s Brenda Martinez in a time of four minutes and 24 seconds.