Meet the man who inspired Mo Farah

Mo Farah's former PE Teacher Alan Watkinson shares how he inspired the double Olympic champion to get into running.

Mo, who won the 10,000m and 5,000m gold medals at London 2012, grew up in West London after moving over from Somalia as a child.

Alan says that he spotted a young Farah playing football in the playground and it was clear that he had a talent for running.

If you want to follow in Mo's footsteps, check out our Get Inspired running page for hints and tips so you can get started.

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