Morpeth Harrier Scott Beattie, currently studying in Tulsa, USA, made his first competitive appearance
in a Stadia event since his 2017 emigration, when he finished second in the 3000m at the Arkansas Invitational, held in Fayetteville on 24th March 2018.
He posted a time of 8m33.92s, finishing approximately seven seconds adrift of Peter Lynch.
This is Beattie’s fourth best lifetime best for the distance, his best being the 8m28.3s,
that he posted in August 2016 at Stretford in the BMC Grand Prix.