Speaking on a crackly phone line from his training camp in Kenya on Wednesday, Kipchoge said breaking the two-hour barrier in the Austrian capital in October is “more important” than world or Olympic titles or big city marathon victories. “It’s like the first man to go to the moon,” he said.
[i] Note: the comments came from a Q&A he did with the media today. Here is the full audio of the teleconference thanks to a link from Alberto Stretti.
Here are some of the highlights: