He, along with the rest of his nation, are wondering just what happened to Team Kenya in London.
The top-two medals went to a Brit and a Yank.
The selectors decided to stack the 1500m squad instead.
The Somali-born British citizen appears to be unstoppable.
He's on a career rebound after making the Olympic team last week.
He will run his second race of the year.
Over 100 world-class athletes had backed the bid.
A win would all but guarantee a second World Marathon Majors crown.
A lot of security contingency planning has taken place.
The 2008 World Junior Champion in the 1500m is upbeat about her prospects in 2012.