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How to watch Mo Farah in The Big Half London?

The Big Half London 2023 event takes place on Sunday and is broadcasting on The Big Half YouTube page. Watch Mo Farah in action for the last time in London.

Glen Andrews

Mo Farah World Championships gold medal
Mo Farah of Great Britain after winning at the World Championships: Photo by Track And Field Photo


London, (03 September) – More than 15,000 people are set to grace the streets of London for the highly anticipated half marathon event, The Big Half, on Sunday (3). Leading the list of high-profile athletes who will compete at the event is the legendary Sir Mo Farah, who will be making his final appearance as a runner in London.

The Big Half, which is entering its sixth edition – is the country’s most exciting and ambitious half marathon, and on Sunday will be broadcasting live on BBC iPlayer and The Big Half YouTube Channel with the coverage starting at 8:25 in London / 3:25 a.m. ET for the fans in the United States. Download The Big Half route map (pdf).

Results and recap will be published on our homepage once they are available at the conclusion of the event. – Read more: USA’s Jim Walmsley and Courtney Dauwalter get wins at UTMB 2023

Besides Mo Farah, other notable competing athletes at The Big Half include David Weir and Samantha Harrison.

Meanwhile, the race will also see Lady Tania Farah, Sir Mo’s esteemed wife, and their three children officially kicking-starting the event.

NOTE: For the first time since 2020, British Athletics has chosen The Big Half as the British trails for the World Athletics Road Running Championships – Half Marathon.

Remember, if you are unable to witness the action in person, there is no need to fret there is lots of options available for you to follow the action.

The race course, spanning from Tower Bridge to the iconic Cutty Sark in Greenwich, promises a visually stunning backdrop for the participants. As they navigate through the bustling streets of London, the runners will undoubtedly draw inspiration from the city’s rich history and vibrant atmosphere.



07:00 Arrive at St Paul’s Primary School
08:10 Depart for the Start, which is 300m away


08:25 Elite wheelchair women and men race starts
08:30 Elite and Championship able-bodied women, men and ambulant athletes race starts

About The Author

Glen Andrews

Glen Andrews is one of World-Track main writers for long distance and marathon running. Andrews, who competed in cross country during his High School and college years finds passion covering these events. He's also run a few marathons in his time, and still hopes to qualify for Boston.

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