Golden League in Rome on Friday :)

in the period around Bislett Games in early June 🙂

The field this year is probably the fastest I have ever run in (see below). 14 (!) sub 13 runners in the field, including the world champ from 2003 Kipchoege. The only runner missing here is Bekele who ran a fantastic race in Paris.

I am hoping to meet the qualifying limit for the World Champs in this race. I need the B-standard for the Norwegian federation to select me as I did the A-standard last year (national rules). It is around 13.25 which should be possible and what I am aming for in this early peak period. So I will try and run as much of an even paced race for that time. It is quite different than last year when I was in top peak shape for the Rome meeting but this still provides a great chance to meet a goal and get that qualifier.

We will be four Norwegians in the meeting, Thorkildsen in the javelin, Pilskog in the 1500 and Wigene in the 5000. Quite exciting, in the 6 seasons I have run in the Golden League meetings, this is the highest number of Norwegian participants we have ever had so looks like Norwegian top athletics is on the way up again 🙂

Well, off I go to Rome 🙂

From Oslo,
Marius

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