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How 'Mo' Continues to Inspire a Generation...

The double Olympic Gold medallist, Mo Farah, was not the only Mo to be inspired at the Olympics in 2012. Meet Mo Virtue. Drawn from a ballot of 43,000 she was lucky to be given the chance to run 5 miles around the Olympic Park along with 5,000 others and celebrities including Princess Beatrice, Gail Emms (badminton Silver medallist in Athens 2004 Olympics), former model Nell McAndrews and former Spice Girl Mel C to name but a few. 233 more words

Mo Farah to run at Diamond League opener in Doha

Britain’s reigning double Olympic and world champion Mo Farah will open his Diamond League season in Qatar.

The 32-year-old will compete in the 3,000m in the capital Doha on 15 May – the first leg of the 14-series event. 91 more words


Bling !it's all about the bling!

Ooppps I did it again…

It was windy and it was raining, but got this medal for it :-) how cool for Henry VIII to do a Mo Farah!:-) 67 more words

Retired runner says Farah's record shouldn't count for Europe

Mo Farah is one of Europe’s most accomplished athletes. The 32-year-old distance runner has won two Olympic gold medals while representing Great Britain; three World Championship golds and a silver; five European Championship golds and a silver; two European Indoor Championship golds; and one gold, three silvers and one bronze medal from the European Cross Country Championships. 254 more words


Race 25: Lisbon Half Marathon, Lisbon, Portugal, 22nd March 2015

As is well known, correlation does imply causality: it is the second race in 6 months in which I’ve participated where a World or European record has been broken. 1,261 more words

Is it time to give up on athletics?

For many years drugs have been involved in sports, mainly cycling and athletics and although technology has advanced when it comes to drugs testing some athletes still slip under the radar. 283 more words

2015 #22 Please sir can I have some more?

Interval day. 5 short, sharp bursts nearing 4:20 minutes per km rather than my usual 6 minutes+ per km. Hell, at that rate I’d be doing 90 minute half marathons! 121 more words