Farah: I've got more to achieve on track
August 20, 2012 19:07 pm
Great Britain's double Olympic champion Mo Farah still has plenty more he would like to achieve on the track before turning his attention to competing in marathons.
Farah became one of London 2012's biggest success stories after capturing gold in the 10,000 metres before returning a week later to emerge victorious in the 5,000m.
"I've still got a long way to go, there are always more things to achieve and when everything's going well, it's good to get as many gold medals as you can," he told Press Association Sport.
His triumphs are the jewels in a collection that go alongside his long distance double at the European Championships in Barcelona in 2010 as well as the two medals he won at last year's World Championships in Daegu.
But any thoughts of resting on his laurels are dismissed by the 29-year-old, who revealed he would relish participating on the track at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
"I feel like I would like to carry on on the track and then after that go on the road," added Farah.
"I've never won a title at a Commonwealth Games so it would be good to have another win. You can't have too many medals, you've got to take what you can."
Farah, however, makes no secret of his aim to eventually make the switch to marathon running but added much will depend on the advice of his coach Alberto Salazar.
"It's definitely true, I'll definitely be stepping up to the marathon at some point but I've not decided when yet," said Farah, who will perhaps be testing the waters when he runs a half-marathon in the Great North Run on September 16.
"We'll just have to wait and see what the coach says - he hasn't said much. He's said to take it one race at a time, see how it goes, see how we recover and then go into next year."
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