RunBlogRun opines: Dennis Kimetto is the world record holder. Running world records takes alot out of the athlete. I am not sure if many athletes can come back from such a strain on the body. Wilson Kipsang has come pretty darn close. Dennis Kimetto has had injury problems and he fell during training for 2017 Boston. We hope to see him in either a late Spring race or Fall race.
Kimetto out of Boston (EME news)
BOSTON (USA): World marathon record-holder Dennis Kimetto has pulled out of the Boston Marathon after injuring his knee during a fall in training, informs organisers. Kimetto was also forced to miss the Chicago Marathon last autumn due to injury. The elite fields are led by reigning champions Lemi Berhanu and Atsede Baysa from Ethiopia.