Jones also predicted Farah to take his 2:07:13 record adding,"It’s a foregone conclusion – even a bad run this time should break the British record.”`
Temperatures are predicted to peak at 73.4.
His official prediction is at least 2:02:46.
So far Steve Edwards has ran 819 marathons all sub-3:20.
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Kawauchi said, “The No. 1 reason is that I want to compete at the global level. I haven’t improved my personal best time in five years. I need to change my environment.”
He'll face Aries Merritt, 2015 world champion Sergey Shubenkov and Commonwealth champ Hansle Parchment. Keni Harrison leads the women's 100H.
Kirui says he thinks he can win the race. “Having trained with Kipchoge, I know his strengths and weaknesses but we will run together in the first pack up to the 35km mark. From there, it will be everybody for himself."