Guye Adola was the shock star at the Berlin Marathon, leading Eliud Kipchoge late in the race before settling for second. Adola afterwards said he didn't plan to run the race until the week of it.
Coach Demedu Dedefo explained what Adola meant by that, saying Adola was planning on running the race for a while, but didn't fully commit to doing it until the week of the event. Fore more on this and the preparations for New York see here:
Original article on Adola here: