You are reporting the following post to the moderators for review and possible removal from the forum

Skips Arm Day
RE: Mo Farah 2 go for the World record in the 10k in 2017

doot doot wrote:

[quote]tony the tiger wrote:

I guess he will go for both the 5 n the 10k next yr

https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/1957953/mo-farah-aims-to-break-10000-metres-world-record-in-final-year/


Doesn't it stand to reason that (if he were capable) he could train for world record fitness AND as a consequence be in championship 10k form?

I don't really understand his quote about championship racing being exclusive of fast times.[/quote]

The same thing is puzzling me too. If you were capable of world record shape you'd obviously want to be as close to it as possible to win championships, considering being faster than everyone else is inherent in the definition of "world record." It's not like someone's going to sit and out kick you going WR pace. Does anyone know what, if any, is the difference in approach for these two objectives?

I'm assuming it means taking on a high risk/high reward style of training, but beyond that it's not so clear.

Hit the submit button below if you want us to review the post.

If you feel this is urgent or want a reply, email us at [email protected] about the post and please include a link to the thread the post is on and what page number/post on that page it is.