Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Fred Musobo will take part in the 2018 Seoul Marathon slated for November 4th in South Korea.
Three-time winner in the Seoul Marathon and the course record-holder Wilson Erupe Loyanae from Kenya will also take part in the race. Musobo will also face stiff competition from other Kenyan, Ethiopia and Eritrean runners.
“I am glad that I have this chance to go and compete in South Korea. I have trained so hard for this marathon and I think I will perform well,” Musobo told URN.
Dominic Otuchet, President of the Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) told URN that he is glad Musobo will travel for the Seoul Marathon where he will gain more exposure running with other top runners.
“It is always good when our runners compete against other international opposition because it makes a big difference in-terms of the experience gained,” explained Otuchet.
Two weeks ago former Ugandan Olympic gold medalist Stephen Kiprotich only managed to finish 7th in the 2018 Toronto Marathon over a week ago.