Left to right Abdi Bile (Somalia) Co-captain 1984 Olympic Team I coached and 1987 World Champion 1500M, Million Wolde (Ethiopia) 2000 Olympic Champion 5000M, Mike Mamo (US), 29;30 10K and 1 of my “sons”. Abdi is visiting Ethiopia on his way to Somalia and will be organizing an International peace run this summer in East Africa. I wish I could have joined them for dinner. Million and I will be organizing a Westchester Track Club program in Adis Ababa for elite and recreational runners and hope to develop an exchange program between Westchester and Adis.
— Coach Mike