Moses Mosop ready to roll, photo by PhotoRun.net
PRAHA (CZE): Moses Mosop hopes to run or at the 20th Volkswagen Prague Marathon , inform organisers. The 28 year old explained why he withdrew from the Boston Marathon; “First I had a problem in my right knee and then in my left calf. I missed around three weeks of training. So I could not go to Boston.” The second fastest marathoner of all-time, at 2:03:06, is among 5 athletes in the field that have run sub . He will be challenged by defending champion Nicholas Kemboi (2:08:01) and the Ethiopian pair of Dadi Yami (2:05:41) and Deresa Chimsa (2:05:42). The women’s race could produce a duel between Kenya’s Flomena Chepchirchir (2:23:00) and Ethiopia’s Firehiwot Dado (2:23:15). Dado says that she is in good form and believes that she can win and run a good time, while Chepchirchir will hope to return to form after dropping out of Boston. The race will be livestreamed atwww.runczech.com.
(Editor’s note: Just how fast can Moses Mosop run on the VW Prague Marathon? Watch it live on Sunday).