On Saturday afternoon, Haile Gebrselassie had fluid drained from his knee. While he noted to that the knee felt better, he twittered out, " finishing NY marathon today will be tough..I have some inflamation in my right knee.'
Haile Gebrselassie noted in his twitter on Sunday his concern about finishing. This does change the complexion of the race. I will be curious to see if he starts the race....
Bio: Larry Eder has had a 44 year involvement in the sport of athletics. Larry has experienced the sport as an athlete, coach, magazine publisher and now, journalist and blogger. His first article, on Don Bowden, America's first sub 4 minute miler, was published in RW in 1983. Larry has published several magazines on athletics, from American Track & Field to the U.S. version of Spikes magazine. He currently manages the content and marketing development of the RunningNetwork, The Shoe Addicts and RunBlogRun.
Of RunBlogRun, his daily pilgrimage with the sport, Larry says:
"I have to admit, I love traveling to far away meets, writing about the sport I love, and the athletes I respect, for my readers at runblogrun.com, the most of anything I have ever done, except, maybe running itself."