According the race's sponsor, they will play an "integral" part in the marathon.
Apparently, his athletes weren't living up to expectations.
The approach is now "Live High, Train Low."
The South African race sold out in record time
Source: USATF INDIANAPOLIS – 2008 World Cup silver medalist Kami Semick (Bend, Ore.) leads Team USA for the 23rd IAU 100 km World