Olympics Gold Medalist Mo Farah is in Iten, Kenya for high altitude training. This is in preparation for the London Marathon set for April 13th. It will be his debut at one of the biggest marathons in the world, which also happens to be held in his own country.
Among his fiercest rivals will be Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang, the marathon world record-holder, Ugandan world and Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich, defending London Marathon champion Tsegaye Kebede, of Ethiopia, and Kenyan Emmanuel Mutai.
Mo Farah has been updating his fans on Twitter. Here are some of the tweets.
I have arrived in Kenya safe..!! Thanks captain…!! #GoHardOrGoHome pic.twitter.com/OK4x2Kwv9X
— Mo Farah (@Mo_Farah) January 17, 2014
Its time for a run in Kenya…!! Shabba pic.twitter.com/19gmoDOoKt
— Mo Farah (@Mo_Farah) January 18, 2014
Good long Sunday run…!!! pic.twitter.com/LoXnKlzPzJ
— Mo Farah (@Mo_Farah) January 19, 2014