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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


Foodie Review: Chak 89

I honestly cannot tell you how many times I have visited Chak 89 in Mitcham. I’ve held graduation dinners there, birthday parties for myself and others, and can usually be found spooning onion chutney onto poppadoms there any given Sunday. 455 more words


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

(Photo credit: The Guardian)

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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