A win is more likely than a record for Tadese, who is a four-time half marathon world champion and rarely loses at his favorite distance. It won’t be easy, though, as the field is stacked with first-rate talents, many of whom will use Sunday’s race as a tune-up ahead of the major spring marathons.
This is true on the women’s side, as well. The female elite race will feature an interesting battle between the 2008 Olympic Marathon gold and silver medalists: Constantina Dita of Romania and Catherine Ndereba of Kenya.
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