Mosop to feature in Prague marathon after Boston disappointment
28 March 2014, 10:22
Nairobi - Kenya's former Chicago champion, Moses Mosop, is set
to return to competition during the 2014 Volkswagen Prague Marathon on
May 11 after recovering from the injury that forced him out of Boston.
The Kenyan ace who holds a lifetime best of 2:03:06 withdrew from
Boston in February after suffering a knee injury while training in
Eldoret that required him to stop training for two weeks.
Life of a professional marathon runner is paved by challenges,
hardships and opportunities and through that process I have got a chance
to compete in Prague and be part of celebrations of 20th edition of
this IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
"After an injury during my preparations for Boston, I thought that my
spring marathon season is over before it started, but after
consultation with my management team I've learned about interest from run Czech and Prague Marathon organizers," Mosop, who won the 2007 World
Cross senior silver medal said in a statement released by his
management, International Athletics Consultancy (IAC) on Thursday.
"I am more than happy to compete in Prague and my goal is to achieve
2:06 or 2:07 and then take onto some fast and shorter road races in USA
during summer before World Marathon Majors' event in autumn," the 2011
Chicago champion added.
The world record holder over 30,000m on track has raced only thrice
since 2012, finishing eighth on his return to Chicago in his last outing