The opening line of the article is a classic, "Wales’ current crop of marathon runners may not be fuelled on a diet of coke and meat pies that took Steve Jones to the world record. "
Guye Adola leads the men's field.
Having someone who understands elite running in charge is critical.
LetsRun.com's Kelsey Bruce will also be racing. You can watch it live or on demand for free here.
Jos Hermens team has won 6 WMM in two years and 112 races. If you have no idea what NN is, it's an "nsurance and asset management company" in the Netherlands.
You can watch the elite pro races for free starting at 3 pm ET.
Wanders tried multiple sports and events including tennis, soccer, long jump and javelin before he settled on long distance running.
Koe says it was unfortunate that Fleshman, a USATF board member, didn't address the situation with Vin Lananna. Goe laments how Fleshman used to be very outspoken about USATF, but "now that she is part of the power structure, her voice has been silenced."
Race officials marked the course wrong, sending 10 to 15 runners off course. They ended up running an extra half mile, but subtracting 200-400 feet elevation, so the RD gave them a 60-minute time penalty!