Mo Farah to run NYC Half

Updated: February 26, 2014, 11:42 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Olympic double gold medalist Mo Farah will run a half-marathon in New York City next month in preparation for his marathon debut.

Farah announced Wednesday that he will take part in the 13.1-mile NYC Half through Manhattan on March 16. He is scheduled to race 26.2 miles for the first time at the London Marathon on April 13.

The 30-year-old British star won the 5,000 and 10,000 meters at the 2012 London Games. Farah says "I have been training hard in Kenya and hope to ...

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