Mo Farah: Running a marathon in two hours ‘ridiculous’

Posted on 15/10/2013


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Two-hour marathon is crazy – Farah

Mo Farah says that he has never said he could run a marathon in under two hours.

Some people, including Lord Sebastian Coe, said the goal was too ambitious for the double Olympic Champion who plans to run the London Marathon in 2014.

Farah, 30, told Newsbeat: “For me to say I can run under two hours is ridiculous.

“My goals are to run the London Marathon and do the best that I can.”



I enjoy my athletics and I want to take it as far as I can

Mo Farah

Last month, Kenyan Wilson Kipsang broke the marathon world record by 15 seconds when he won in Berlin in a time of time of two hours three minutes 23 seconds.

“I think in years to come it is doable but not in the first marathon,” said Farah.

He added: “I…

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