The Kenyan clocked 2:06:58 in the race's 66th edition.
His passport says he's 39, but there's reason to believe otherwise.
He thinks he has a shot for 2:05 in Fukuoka this weekend.
The race is the most top-heavy commercial marathon for men in the world.
He wants to be an example for all amateurs.
The first Japanese runner was third.
They are looking to take down Tsegaye Kebede's course record.
Due to unseasonably high temps, the finishing times were significantly slower than in the past.
Olympic silver medalist Jaouad Gharib is the clear favorite going into the race.
Are 2:05 marathons now commonplace? Ethiopian Tsegaye Kebede’s winning time at Sunday’s Fukuoka Japan was a personal best by