© 2019 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved “You can always give it more than what you think you have”  -Mo Farah

Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images).


  • D.O.B:  March 23, 1983, Mogadishu, Somalia.
  • Residence: Portland, Oregon, USA.
  • Country: Great Britain.
  • Coach: Alberto Salazar.
  • Height: 1.75m (5 ft 9 in).
  • Weight: 58kg

Highlights “I know so many people are running for their loved ones, for charities. It’s great to see so many people out there running for such great causes. But I’m running for a different thing from you guys. I’m running to win.”  -Mo Farah

  • Olympic 5000m Gold, London, 2012
  • Olympic 10,000m Gold, London, 2012
  • Olympic 5000m Gold, Rio, 2016
  • Olympic 10,000m Gold, Rio, 2016
  • World Championships 5000m Gold, Daegu, 2011
  • World Championships 5000m Gold, Moscow, 2013
  • World Championships 10,000m Gold, Moscow, 2013
  • World Championships 5000m Gold, Beijing, 2015
  • World Championships 10,000m Gold, Beijing, 2015

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Personal Bests “You only get one chance, one moment. And this is my moment.”  -Mo Farah

  • 800m: 1:48.69
  • 1500m: 3:28.81
  • Mile: 3:56.49
  • 3000m: 7:32.62
  • Two Miles: 8:07.85
  • 5000m: 12:53.11
  • 10,000m: 26:46.57
  • Half Marathon: 59:32
  • Marathon: 2:08.21

Championship Dominance

At the championship level, Farah has been close to unbeatable. Doubles (5000 and 10,000) at the Rio and London Olympics as well as the Moscow and Beijing World Championships. If there was ever someone who knows how to win, it’s Mo Farah.

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Altitude Tents, Underwater Treadmills - Standard Stuff

“My underwater treadmill. It’s exactly the same as a normal one, except that you put it into a swimming pool. It takes the pressure off your legs, helps you recover, and you can run more miles without getting hurt.”  -Mo Farah With the backing of the Nike Oregon Project, no expenses are spared in the quest for gold. With access to technology such as underwater treadmills, cutting edge sports medicine and sports science, altitude tents, and much more. “Whenever I’m somewhere that’s at sea level, like here in London, I’ll sleep in a high-altitude tent, and this box is what makes the air high-altitude. The only problem is that it’s really heavy and we have to carry it everywhere.” -Mo Farah

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  1. So what?
    If he really trained, he could be one of the fastest in the world.
    He is also setting a terribly fast time in the marathon and half marathon events.

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