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Mo Farah 'wrong to move to road running'

One of the world's greatest long distance runners has told ITV News he thinks that Mo Farah is wrong to move to road running.

Haile Gabrselassie says he made the same mistake when he first went from track to road.

Mo's is aiming to be the first British male to win the Great North Run this weekend, in his first ever half marathon. Luke Hanrahan has the story.

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Haile Gabrselassie: Too soon for Mo Farah to switch the track for the road

Haile Gabrselassie with ITV London reporter Luke Hanrahan Credit: Luke Hanrahan/ITN

Haile Gabrselassie says he thinks it is too soon for Mo Farah to move to the road from the track.

Speaking to ITV News Gabrselassie explained he made a mistake switching disciplines in 2002, and has questioned Farah's decision to move to longer distance.

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