It’s kind of nice in some ways having an Olympic Trials where I finished second. You can kind of go in more under the radar facing a 2:03 guy and facing a lot of dudes who are faster than I am, whereas, before Beijing, I had one of the top 10 times in the field,...
More than the time, it’s about how you feel – you want to be strong throughout the race.
I think sometimes you can study guys and build them into giants that they are not.
I couldn’t be more excited to return to the ING New York City Marathon.
It took years, honestly, to deal with the disappointment of Beijing.
I’ve always said that racing in New York is performing on the big stage.
I don’t really study the guys that I’m racing against.
I don’t know how you keep the world record holder off your team.
But it is nice to know that you have other races lined up, because sometimes you can get so focused on your next marathon that it can become kind of unhealthy in some ways. So it’s nice to have something else to slap you in the face and say, all right, there is life after...