24 Aug '14, 5pm

Mo Farah runs 8:07.85, new British two mile record, by Larry Eder via RunBlogRun - In the final

Mo Farah runs 8:07.85, new British two mile record, by Larry Eder via RunBlogRun - In the final

In the final race of the Sainsburys' Birmingham GP, Mo Farah broke Steve Ovett's nearly thirty six year-old record (short by days) for two miles of 8:13.11 with his fine 8:07.85. Mo Farah celebrated the second birthday of his two year old twins with his fine race. Using a four minute mile on the second half of the race, and finalizing the record with a 56 second last lap, Mo Farah broke his first British record while actually racing on British soil!

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2014/08/mo-farah-runs-80785-new...

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