Ronoh is famous for rabbitting Wilson Kipsang and Dennis Kimetto at the Olomouc Half and then staying in and beating them in 59:45. Women's field is led by Ethiopia's Koren Jelela (2:22:43) and has five sub-2:25 women.
The 2:08:07 man will face Peter Kirui (2:06:31), Evans Chebet (2:07:46), Deribe Robi (2:06:06), Teferi Kebede (2:07:35). The women are led by Ethiopians Yebrqual Melese (2:23:23), Tadelech Bekele (2:22:51) and Ashete Bekere (2:23:46).
Mosop says he's not at 100% and faces five sub-2:07 guys. 2011 New York Marathon champion Firehiwot Dado leads the women's field against Flomena Chepchirchir (2:23:00).