Scarface, the Teletubbies, Jurassic Park… see golden boy Mo Farah running away from things in the tumblr viral taking the web by storm
14:37 GMT, 14 August 2012
One of the biggest stars of the London 2012 Olympics, distance runner Mo Farah joined the sporting greats Hall of Fame last week with his extraordinary performance at the Games.
The 29-year-old Briton ran his way into the history books when he was roared down the home straight to victory in both the 5,000 and 10,000 metre races – and thanks to his now infamous 'MoBot' celebration, he instantly became one of the coolest men in the world.
Now, he has found himself immortalised in an internet meme as a hilarious tumblr showcasing spoof photos of the expressive athlete running away from various advancing predators is taking the web by storm.
Teletubby bye bye! Mo runs from Tinky Winky, Dipstick, Lala and Po
A Jurassic escape: Mo flees from an angry dinosaur
Heads up! Mo is chased by a landing airplane
Medieval Mo: He runs from a troop of angry guards
Illustrator and graphic designer Luke Clintion Harvey from Burntwood, Staffordshire has created what is surely a contender for tumblr of the year: Mo Farah Running Away From Things.
The practicing Designer and Web Developer, currently studying at South Staffordshire University for a Foundation Degree In Contemporary Arts, has depicted Mo fleeing from Teletubbies, knights and Pamplona bulls, among other things.
He describes his Tumblr as a tribute to Mo Farah and it has been such a hit that he has written a message to his fans.
He said: 'The popularity of this blog
over the last few hours has been amazing! Thank you to all the
Mofarahrunningawayfromthings fans for sharing this!
you to Mo, for being such a legend! Inspiring a generation and running
some cracking races! Hope you find this blog as funny as the rest of us
'Congratulations team GB!'
The circle of life: Mo sprints from some wild animals
Balls of steel: Mo dashes from an incoming boulder
Dead meat! Mo looks terrified of the impending zombies
Being bullied: Mo sprints away from the Pamplona bulls