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Don't Dream of Winning. Train for it.

By James Fairbourn

There is a neat juxtaposition in the different worlds of athletics this weekend On one spectrum we have a mud bath at Parliament Hill for the National Cross Country, whilst in Birmingham, British Athletics and the BBC are gearing up for the latest installment of the fascinating . 942 more words

Andy Vernon

Mo Farah, the 2-Mile, and 'Real' Records

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In my day job, my colleagues are vaguely aware of me as a running fanatic, and so they’ll occasionally draw me into a conversation or ask for my opinion about some running-related matter. 781 more words

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Mo Farah Sets First World Record

Mo Farah (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

LONDON, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Mo Farah set the first world record of his glittering distance running career on Saturday when he established a new indoor two-mile mark in Birmingham. 225 more words

Track & Field

Great end to half term

Saturday morning saw Madam and I miss our parkrun and head up the M5 to Birmingham to see the British Athletics Indoor Grand Prix, I purchased the tickets before Christmas and before Mo Farah was announced as competing! 355 more words


The Dinopaws collection

If you haven’t seen Dinopaws – an animated romp through a mysterious alien planet viewed through the eyes of three young dinosaurs – then at least some of these will go over your head. 38 more words

A World Record Was Broken Today In London!

.World record today…!!!! Wow…!!! Thank everyone for your amazing support #onemomile #mofarah #moknows http://t.co/fy7IXoC6wF
Mo Farah (@Mo_Farah) February 21, 2015

Farah, 31, left the field behind as he stormed home in a time of eight minutes 3.40 seconds – breaking Kenenisa Bekele’s previous record of 8:04.34.

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