London Victory In Farah’s Sights Next Year

Mo Farah may take down Steve Jones' British record next year in London. Photo: PhotoRun.net

He would also like to set a British record.

Mo Farah is a man on a mission. He’s already got two Olympic gold medals (5000m and 10,000m) from last year’s Games in London.

Now, the Somali-born British citizen wants to take his victories to the streets of London. Specifically, Farah, who trains under the watchful eye of Alberto Salazar, wants to win his marathon debut in the British capital next year.

“My aim is being able to come away with a win rather than a fast time,” he told BBC Sport. ”It would be awesome to come out in London and run a British record and to get close to the British record in a first marathon is good.”

Farah as another objective at London and that’s to break Steve Jones’ longstanding British record that’s been around since 1985.

However, the marathon will take a back seat for this year as Farah tries to focus his

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