Haile Gebreselassie commends runners
BOSTON -- Ethiopian Haile Gebreselassie knows there is only one answer for those who doubt he still deserves to be recognized as the marathon world record-holder: Run faster.
Gebreselassie won the Berlin Marathon in 2008 in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 59 seconds -- a time still listed as the world record on the IAAF website even though Geoffrey Mutai ran 2:03:02 on Monday to win the Boston Marathon. The international governing body disqualifies the Boston course from records because it is too straight ...
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