NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Former Boston Marathon winner and 2016 Olympian
Wesley Korir will make his comeback in road racing at the Beirut
Marathon on Nov. 11.
Korir has not raced
since April 2017 but after taking time out from his political
career in Kenya, the 35-year-old is planning to get back to
winning ways next month.
“Everything is going
well, I’m trying to get in shape after politics and run
full-time again,” said Korir on Friday in Nairobi. “Getting a
win in Beirut will be a boost for me as I get back to the top
Korir will face
strong opposition from teammates Ezekiel Omullo and Ben Kimutai
and Houston Marathon winner Bazu Worku from Ethiopia.