Mo Farah

Mo Farah

September 13, 2023

WTW: Mo Farah Has Retired - Where Does He Rank Amongst the All-Time Distance Greats?

The Brits say he's their greatest ever but might he actually be behind Paul Tergat? Plus let's hope Addy Wiley takes a lesson from the Mo Farah playbook.
April 20, 2023

Mo Farah Says He Is "Happy" With His Training, Confirms 2023 London Will Be His Final Marathon

Farah said his 30:41 tuneup 10k in Gabon didn't go how he wanted but took confidence from training partner Bashir Abdi's 2:03 win in Rotterdam Sunday.
February 02, 2023

Five Thoughts on the Incredible 2023 London Marathon Fields

Jonathan Gault analyzes the historically deep fields, Sifan Hassan's debut, Emily Sisson vs. Keira D'Amato, & Mo Farah's farewell?
September 28, 2022

Sir Mo Farah pulls out of London Marathon with hip injury

The 39-year-old isn't getting any younger and staying healthy as he approaches his 40th birthday is proving to be a challenge.
June 03, 2021

Weekend Preview: Mo Farah, Jenny Simpson and Sydney McLaughlin (Finally!) Return To Their Specialties, Might Sifan Hassan Break the 10,000 WR?

We get you ready for a busy weekend with compelling races all over the globe. Farah needs to hit the 27:28 Olympic standard in the 10,000 at the European 10,000m Cup in Birmingham, while McLaughlin & Simpson return to action at the Music City Track Carnival in Nashville (Sunday, 5-7 p.m. ET, ESPN2). Plus Sifan Hassan headlines a stacked Hengelo meet. *MB: Weekend preview: Jenny Simpson, Sydney M and Mo Farah return, might Sifan Hassan go for the 10k WR?
October 16, 2020

Joshua Cheptegei Calls Out Mo Farah For Skipping World Half Marathon Championships

"It's quite really ridiculous that [Mo Farah's] not in the field." *MB: Cheptegei calls out Mo Farah for skipping World Half
September 05, 2020

RRW: One-Hour World Records Fall at Brussels Diamond League

Sifan Hassan: "I didn't felt good before the start of the race; I even puked," said the always colorful Hassan.  "After thirty minutes of racing, I finally felt better. It was in the final twenty minutes that I gained the confidence I needed. When there were only two minutes left on the clock, the fun began. I just gave everything I had left."
September 03, 2020

2020 Brussels DL Preview: World Record Attempts Galore: Hassan vs. Kosgei in Clash of WR Holders; Mo Farah & Faith Kipyegon Also Targeting WRs

Are you read for this mouth-watering matchup? The women's marathon and mile world record holders will clash in a one hour run world record battle. In the men's race, Mo Farah, who hasn't raced on the track in three years, will return to chase the WR currently held by Haile G while the fastest man in European history Sonde Moen has decided to skip the meet as his beloved Vaporfly shoes have been banned.
August 21, 2020

2020 London Marathon Elite Fields Released: Eliud Kipchoge, Kenenisa Bekele, Brigid Kosgei Lead Field That Includes Americans Jared Ward, Molly Seidel And Sara Hall

The men's race has eight men who have run sub-2:05 including Mosinet Geremew (2:02:55) and Mule Wasihun (2:03:16) while the women's race also has world champ Ruth Chepngetich and former London winner Vivian Cheruiyot. Mo Farah will be a pacer for the men going for the 2:11:30 Olympic standard.
October 15, 2019

What a Week: Kipchoge Goes Sub 2 in Marathon, Paula Radcliffe's World Record Gets Destroyed by Brigid Kosgei, 10 Americans Go Sub 2:12?

Eliud Kipchoge went sub 2 in the marathon, Paula Radcliffe's world record was destroyed by Brigid Kosgei, and 10 Americans went sub 2:12. We make sense of it all.
October 13, 2019

Lawrence Cherono Sprints To 2019 Chicago Marathon Title, His 2nd Straight Major Win

Just as he did in Boston earlier this year, Lawrence Cherono won a thrilling sprint finish for the title today in Chicago. Meanwhile, former NOP teammates Mo Farah and Galen Rupp both struggled but 10 Americans broke 2:12.
October 11, 2019

Mo Farah & Jordan Hasay Speak, Emma Bates Tries Not to Throw Up, & More From 2019 Chicago Marathon Media Day

American record alert. Jordan Hasay says she's going out in 70 flat.
August 28, 2019

2019 Chicago Marathon Elite Field Analysis: An Extremely Shallow Women's Race, But The Men's Race Could Be Epic

Defending champ Brigid Kosgei is back, but Jordan Hasay is the only other woman faster than 2:22:56. Boston champ Lawrence Cherono & Dubai champ Getaneh Molla join Mo FarahGalen Rupp in the men's race. And Amy Cragg is a scratch.
August 28, 2019

Past Champions Dickson Chumba And Brigid Kosgei Lead International Field For The 2019 Chicago Marathon

Kosgei comes in as the defending champion after winning in 2018 in 2:18:35 and then winning London in 2:18:20. She is joined by Betsy Saina (2:22:56) and Mexico's Madai Perez (2:22:59). Chumba won Chicago in 2015, but will only be the fourth fastest in the field as Dubai champ Getaneh Molla (2:03:34) and runner-up Herpasa Negasa (2:03:40) lead the way along with previously announced Mo Farah. USA's Amy Cragg, Chris Derrick and Brogan Austin have all withdrawn.
July 18, 2019

Analyzing The Ethiopian 10,000 Trials: Last Night, Would Hagos G Have Beaten Mo Farah In His Prime?

We compare the splits from Hagos G's 26:48 race last night to Mo Farah's 26:49 race from 2017 Worlds and the stats look pretty good for Hagos.
May 09, 2019

Galen Rupp & Mo Farah Are Running the 2019 Chicago Marathon; What Does This Mean For Farah's Future on the Track?

Does this mean that Farah is out of the 10,000 at Worlds since it takes place one week before Chicago? Jordan Hasay is also going to the Windy City as well.
April 28, 2019

Mo Farah Speaks On Haile G & Jama Aden As His Coach Gary Lough Criticizes Media Coverage: "I Don't Think It's Fair"

Mo Farah said he doesn't regret anything he's said this week and his coach Gary Lough went a step further, criticizing the media for feeding "off Haile’s lies." "Haile was president of the Ethiopian federation. He let Jama Aden coach Genzebe Dibaba. So why’s he coming out and saying stuff like this?"