Gebrselassie to run New York Marathon

Updated: June 2, 2010, 5:41 PM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Haile Gebrselassie may hold the world record in the marathon, but he can already imagine someone asking about his career when his legs have grown tired, when he no longer sees a morning run as something more necessary than a daily meal.

Gebrselassie imagines he is asked if he won the New York City Marathon.

"If I say no, [just] imagine," Gebrselassie said. "My career is not complete. This is really serious."

These kinds of thoughts are why, after ...

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