Mo Farah claims inaugural 'Big Half' win

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Highlights: Mo Farah wins inaugural Big Half

Britain's Mo Farah beat Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru in a sprint finish to win the inaugural 'Big Half' race in London - with Callum Hawkins third.

The four-time Olympic champion on the track was racing the 13.1 miles half marathon as part of his preparations for the London Marathon in April.

Farah, 34, is attempting to become the first British male winner since 1993.

Britain's Charlotte Purdue won the elite women's race, with Lily Partridge second and Charlotte Archer third.

"I enjoyed it, it was comfortable," Farah told BBC Radio London. "Training has been going pretty well and it wasn't too bad at all.

"I thought the conditions would be worse, it was a little bit wet and cold - compared to 25C in Africa it's a big shock but you just get used to it."

On his prospects for the London Marathon on 22 April, he added: "I'm just going to keep working hard, get ready and not get too excited."

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