He isn't counting his sub-optimal 2:20 showing in Los Angeles earlier this year.
The "King" will be chasing fourth consecutive XTERRA title in Ogden, Utah on September 25.
The race attracted nearly 1,600 runners from 45 different states on picture-perfect day.
Runners get a chance to run on the course before the September race.
He won the first Los Angeles Marathon in 1986.
He's happy he moved to Oregon.
They were ill prepared for their expedition.
The American record holder dropped out of the 10,000m with 18 laps to go.
Some of the best middle-distance runners in the world will be there.
Who will win is anybody's guess.