Kipchoge predicts fast London Marathon race on Sunday
Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | One year since world long distance race record holder Eliud Kipchoge ran an enticing INEOS 1:59 Test, completing the race in 2:00:25 seconds, the Kenyan star says he expects a quick London Long distance race against his fundamental challenger, Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele on Sunday.
On Sunday, Kipchoge drove the Kenyan tip top sprinters including world ladies long distance race record holder Brigid Kosgei to London on personal luxury plane recruited by London Long distance race coordinators to fly the competitors from Eldoret in northwest Kenya.
“I figure the time will be quick, London is a major race and all the members are fit as a fiddle and ready to run quicker occasions,” Kipchoge, who holds the official world long distance race record of 2:01:39, told Xinhua on Sunday.
“I will seek the first run through since running under two hours at the INEOS 1:59 Test. I’m glad to race with the prevailing competitors, that is the way the game is and ought to be dealt with like that. Rivalry makes the game wonderful,” he included.
Given the limitations emerging because of the Coronavirus pandemic, the London Long distance race occasion will be in an encased circled course in St James’ Park, yet an unbowed Kipchoge said he didn’t change his preparation program to address the difficulty of running in a circle course.
“It’s really my first an ideal opportunity to race in a circle, however I have been preparing regularly, the same at ups in my preparation. I believe my mentor and I will put what I have been doing in that circle. Life is tied in with making changes and I am prepared for the circle challenge in London,” said Kipchoge.