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Farah rallies after midrace tumble

Strategic plans out the window, world and Olympic champ displays guts

Updated: March 17, 2014, 2:37 PM ET
By Jim Gerweck | Competitor.com

If Mo Farah was planning to try out some of the tactics he'll need to defeat Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai at the London Marathon next month, the NYC Half could be judged a failure.

But, as a pure gut-check and a test of his own fitness -- and, more importantly, competitive drive -- the race can be deemed a rousing success.

Farah, the double world and Olympic champion at 5,000 and 10,000 meters, will make his full marathon debut April 13 in his home country, while Mutai is an experienced ...

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