Hundreds of athletes from different nations across the world are in Kampala for Sunday's event
He was granted permission to train in Kenya but is now with his teammates.
Mornings can however be very cold, meaning that at times warm up takes a while.
The World Cross Country provides a golden opportunity for Kissa.
The first group, a team of 27 from Australia, is expected Monday at 1pm local time.
The committee re-echoes Kayihura’s assurance of safety.
Sixty countries have confirmed participation in the 2017 race
“My parents always wanted me to fully concentrate on academics."
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