Kimetto is out; stress fracture in his left leg. This is shocking to learn, given this article I read just yesterday ...
â€œI feel very strong now, owing to the training I have had since last year and I am hopeful that I will make a comeback in Chicago,â€ said Kimetto, who trains at Kamwosor with his predecessor Wilson Kipsang, a former world marathon record holder.
He admitted that his performance in marathon has been waning after setting the world record. â€œI think it is common in sports to hit the low end after a high season. I have not done well in full marathon but the good thing is that my form is back and I am ready for the battle again,â€ he said.
â€œIf things go as planned, I want to break the course record in Chicago,â€ he added. This will be his second appearance in Chicago and he has term it as good hunting ground. Kimetto has been covering almost 60km a day as he seeks to rebuild his endurance.