Or if you are a visual learner, take a look at this video.
Hermens says the first half split hasn't been determined but he thinks it will be 61 flat.
Read how Kitata's coach hid his positive COVID test from him so he wasn't emotionally affected before London, what advice Kitata got from Kenenisa Bekele and how Kitata explains why "[Kipchoge] is always the king to us, even when he is beaten.”
The NN Running team says Kipchoge is reading and watching Formula 1 re-runs with his kids while Bekele is playing video games with his 7-yr old son.
H'es been running between 160km and 180 km per week (100-112 mpw).
"Will they get [the WR]? I don’t know, and I almost don’t care. I just want to see what happens..."
Butcher also discusses the "advancing years" of the Berlin trio which are probably even more advanced than they are on paper.
Reavis tries to put Mary Keitany's performance in perspective relative to Paula Radcliffe's runs and talks about the difference between a pacer and an "escort."
"In the marathon, running two hours, 10 minutes and winning would not give you full happiness."
Pat Butcher wonders as some in Bekele's Oromo tribe are unhappy with him as he's a supporter of the govt. “I was at least in the same condition as Berlin. But I was doing better training, maybe 10-15% better. I would easily have been the winner; there is no question, if that didn’t happen. My goal was to win with a world record. 2.04.11 is an easy time for me; I had at least 2.03 in my legs…if I didn’t fall down…”
Bekele's form might not look as smooth and "gliding" as Kipsang's, but it gets the job done.
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Haile Gebrselassie says if he was on the committee Bekele would be his "first choice".
The Ethiopian federation president said, “He has a big place in our athletics history but he has failed to qualify as per our requirements. That’s final and there will be no re-run of the marathon results. We couldn’t really change the criteria again to bring him back just because he is Kenenisa. We are sorry but that’s not possible.”
About 100 athletes met to discuss the poor management which among other things, didn't select Kenenisa Bekele for Ethiopia's marathon team.
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After the selection criteria required you to run at least 2 major marathons in the 12 months before the team was picked, but Ethiopia says they didn't inform athletes until it was too late.