He'll face Simon Cheprot (59:20) and Azmeraw Bekele (59:39). Ethiopia’s Firehiwot Dado leads the women's field with Correti Jepkoech (31:05 10K) and Helah Kiprop (1:07:19).
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).
The 1:07:03 runner will face a deep field with 7 sub-70-minute runners including 2-time World XC champ Emily Chebet (1:08:20) and former NYC Marathon champ Firehiwot Dado (1:08:35). In the men's field there are 4 sub-60-runners and 2 more who have ran just over, led by Philemon Limo (59:30) and Hunegnaw Mesfin and Peter Kirui (both 59:39).
1:07:03 woman Joyce Chepkirui leads women's field that includes 2-time World XC champ Emily Chebet, Worknesh Debele (1:07:49) and 2011 NYC Marathon champ Firehiwot Dado. The men are led by Atsedu Tsegay (58:47), 2012 New York Half Marathon winner Peter Kirui and 2011 Prague winner Philemon Limo.
Tsegay ran 58:47 there in 2012 and this year will face Kenya’s sub-60 man Philemon Limo. The women's field is led by Ethiopia’s 2011 NYC champ Firehiwot Dado.