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23rd Mar 2015

Mo Farah ran an absolute blinder in the Lisbon half marathon…

It certainly wasn't a case of Mo running, Mo' problems...

Ben Kenyon

It’s Mo Farah’s birthday today.

Maybe that’s why he was so eager to finish the Lisbon half marathon as quick as he could.

So quick that he set a new record to become the first British athlete to complete the 13.1-mile distance in under 60 minutes.

In the time it takes to bake a birthday cake (JOE has never baked, so we are just guessing) double Olympic champion Mo had crossed the finish line and probably had his feet up with a cup of tea.

It took the 32-year-old just 59 minutes and 32 seconds to run the race.

Here’s Boris Johnson doing a little MoBot to celebrate…

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