Mo Farah is set to take part in this year's Great North Run. The distance runner won two golds at the London Olympics.
The 29-year-old won the 10,000m race during the first week of the competition. A week later Great Britain held it's breath as Farah fought off competition down the home straight to win gold in the 5000m
Farah will line up with the other 52,000 runners on Sunday 16 September to take part in the 31st Great North Run.
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