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MEB KEFLEZIGHI RUMORS

Meb Keflezighi, Hilary Dionne Combine For Special Finish At Boston Marathon

Even when he isn’t crossing the line first, Meb Keflezighi still manages to turn in an unforgettable finish. The last few miles of the race didn’t go as planned for the defending Boston Marathon champ, but Keflezighi still found a way to make the end of the race special for him and for a female runner. Keflezighi caught up to elite women’s runner Hilary Dionne down the final...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Makau, fastest man in Boston field, drops out

10:45 a.m.: The fastest man in the Boston Marathon field, Kenya's Patrick Makau, has dropped out. Makau ended his race shortly after the 5-kilometer checkpoint. It wasn't clear why he dropped out. The Kenyan's personal best of 2 hours, 3 minutes, 38 seconds made him one of the biggest threats to defending champion Meb Keflezighi's hopes of repeating Monday. Marcel Hug of Switzerland...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

For Boston winner Meb Keflezighi, a year of thanks

BOSTON (AP) Ever since Meb Keflezighi won last year's Boston Marathon, the first race after the finish-line bombings and the first win for an American man in more than 30 years, fans have been gravitating to him wherever he goes. It hasn't been the usual victory lap. ''It's not even `Congratulations.' It's `Thank you,''' he said last week as he reflected on his cathartic victory...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Meb Keflezighi Excited To Defend His Title In 2015 Boston Marathon

At one point in Meb Keflezighi’s career, people wondered whether he was too old to compete. But now, the 39-year-old runner is returning to the 2015 Boston Marathon as the defending champion. As the first American man to win in Boston since 1983, Keflezighi’s popularity in the US skyrocketed after the 2014 race. Keflezighi told For The Win’s Nina...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Marathon winner Keflezighi preps for another feat in Atlanta

Meb Keflezighi made history in becoming the first American man to win the Boston Marathon in 31 years. Now, he's looking to pull off another feat in the country's largest race. He will be the last runner to start Atlanta's Peachtree Road Race on July 4 and attempt to pass as many of the 60,000 participants as possible -- with a goal of 22,500 -- all to raise money for...
Via Fox Sports South
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Meb Keflezighi to make appearance at Fenway Park Tonight

Ryan MacLeod (RyanMacLeod15)Contributing WriterOn Monday, March 21st Meb Keflezighi became the first US marathoner to win the Boston Marathon since 1983. On Wednesday night he will enter Fenway Park to the cheers of all of Boston. Keflezighi, who is from San Diego ran the 26.2 mile course in a time of 2:08:37 and won the the race by 11 seconds over his closest competitor. While many...
Via RedSoxLife
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Meb Keflezighi, Rita Jeptoo Among 118th Boston Marathon Winners

The 118th running of the Boston Marathon was a momentous occasion for the city, but it also was an important day for the world-class runners trying to win one of the most revered races. Meb Keflezighi won the Elite Men’s division, becoming the first American to claim the Boston Marathon since 1983. Rita Jeptoo of Kenya claimed the women’s title for the second year in a row. She...
Via NESN.com
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

In a race that has been dominated by foreign runners over the past three decades, American Meb Keflezighi won the Boston Marathon. One year after one of the worst days in history of this great nation, which left three dead and more than 260 people injured. Keflezighi won the Olympic silver medal in 2004 and won the New York City Marathon in 2009. He finished the Boston Marathon...
Via Total Sports Live
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Meb Keflezighi Becomes First U.S. Male To Win Boston Marathon Since 1983

History has been made at the 2014 Boston Marathon. Meb Keflezighi crossed the finish line with an official time of 2:08:37 on Monday to become the first American male to win the Boston Marathon since 1983. The last American to win the Boston Marathon before Keflezighi was Greg Meyer, who did it in 1983 with a time of 2:09:00. Keflezighi was born in Eritrea but moved to the United...
Via NESN.com
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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