• Kenenisa Bekele worried about boredom in Sunday's London Marathon

October 02, 2020

Five-time world champion Kenenisa Bekele admits he could get bored running the London Marathon on Sunday.

The elite-only races will involve 19 clockwise laps of a 2.15km route around St James’s Park, with a traditional finish on The Mall.

Ethiopia’s Bekele, a double 10,000m Olympic champion, faces off against world-record holder Eliud Kipchoge but conceded he would prefer a different course.

He said: “One lap is better because when it’s multi laps you get bored by repeating the same place.

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