Tergat to miss Great North Run

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    Marathon world record-holder Paul Tergat has pulled out of Sunday's Great North Run in Newcastle.

    The Kenyan, 37, a former winner of the race, told organisers that his training performances had been disappointing.

    Matthew Turnbull, the Great North Run's elite athletes director, said: “We respect Paul's wishes for not wanting to race when not fully prepared.”

    BBC article

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