World Half Men’s Preview

After outkicking a trio of Kenyans for the world 10,000m title in Beijing last summer, Mo Farah commented: “it felt like it was me against the whole team”. The Brit is expected to come under a similar onslaught at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff.

The Kenyans have been ramping up the rhetoric in the build-up and reigning champion Geoffrey Kamworor has even talked about using this race as a platform to challenge the world record of 58:23 if the conditions on race day meet his liking.

The predicted heavy rain and strong winds might get in the way of any record attempts, but if recent history is anything to go by, the race is still expected to be fast.

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