World Record Holder Leonard Komon Goes for World Leading Time in Berlin Asics Grand 10 on Sunday
by: www.race-news-service.comOctober 11, 2012
Will there be another world leading road race time to be improved in Berlin? Just two weeks after Geoffrey Mutai has taken the Berlin Marathon with 2:04:15 his own 10 k mark will come under threat in the German capital renowned for superfast times in road races. Organiser BERLIN RUNS will stage the ASICS Grand 10 this Sunday, where Leonard Komon had tied the world lead a year ago with 27:15 minutes. The Kenyan returns to Berlin for the 10 k race and will go for a hat trick plus another very good time. Two years ago the world record holder (26:44) had established the course record of 27:12, which still is a German allcomer record. Around 7,000 runners will participate in the ASICS Grand 10, which will be staged on a loop course leading through the western part of the city centre and also through parts of the Berlin zoo.
Leonard Komon Wins the ASICS Grand 10 in 2010photo by BERLIN RUNS / Jürgen Engler