Mo Ahmed, originally DQed in Olympic 5,000m, has been reinstated

August 20th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Rio 2016 | 1 Comment »

Mo Farah won the men’s 5,000m at the Rio Olympics but there were initially three disqualifications that caused controversy.


Throwback Thursday: Looking back at Olympian Mohammed Ahmed in high school

August 18th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

This story appeared in our first-ever issue in 2008. Back then, Mo Ahmed was a high school cross-country champion with a PB in the 5K of 14:56. He has since taken that down to 13:01.75 to set the Canadian record. He represents Canada in the 5,000m on the track on Saturday night.


Men’s 5,000m heats add to the drama in Rio as another fall nearly brings Mo Farah down

August 17th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

The drama continues to unfold on the track at the Rio Olympic Games. In the men’s 5,000m heats today, another fall happened which almost resulted in Mo Farah going down.


Men’s 10,000m Olympic preview: Can Mo Ahmed bring home the hardware?

August 13th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Rio 2016 | 1 Comment »

The men’s 10,000m final is slated for Saturday evening in Rio and Mo Farah looks to repeat. However, watch out for a different Mo: Mo Ahmed.


Chatting with Olympian Mohammed Ahmed

August 3rd, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

We talked to Canada’s prospective track and marathon team headed to Rio about hopes, dreams, fears going in to what could be our country’s most successful Olympics ever. First up is 5,000m record holder Mo Ahmed.


Incredible photos of Canada’s runners laying it all on the line to make the Olympics

July 8th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Photos: Day one of the Canadian track championships and Olympic trials produced some great moments as runners tried to qualify for Rio (photo: Dave Holland).


Who the heck made Canada’s 5,000m Olympic team after Thursday’s gong show?

July 8th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

The men’s and women’s 5,000m races were the two highlights of day one at the Canadian track and field championships in Edmonton (photo: Claus Andersen).


Canada’s fastest-ever 10,000m man in serious jeopardy of missing Olympic team

July 8th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Cam Levins, the national 10,000m record holder, is in serious doubt of missing the Olympics after a “poor performance” in the trials 5,000m (photo: Dave Holland).


Mo Speed: Canada’s 5K King

June 8th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Features | No Comments »

Mohammed Ahmed, 25, has quietly evolved in one of nation’s best distance runners and is on track to represent Canada at the Rio Olympics in August.


Watch Mo Ahmed and Gen Lalonde set new Canadian benchmarks in their events

May 31st, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

Watch race footage of Canadians Mo Ahmed and Geneviève Lalonde set new national records in the men’s 5,000m and the women’s 3,000m steeplechase.


Mo Ahmed, Gen Lalonde have an unforgettable, record-breaking day in Oregon

May 28th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Canadians Mo Ahmed and Geneviève Lalonde set new Canadian records in the men’s 5,000m and the women’s 3,000m steeplechase on Saturday in Oregon.


Canadian must-see moments from Friday’s high-performance meet in L.A.

May 21st, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

There were nearly 40 middle- and long-distance Canadian runners in action at Friday evening’s Hoka One One Classic at Occidental College in L.A.