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Mutai, Jeptoo to defend titles at NYC Marathon

NEW YORK (AP) Kenyans Geoffrey Mutai and Priscah Jeptoo will defend their titles at the New York City Marathon. The 32-year-old Mutai is seeking to become just the third man to win the race three times, joining Alberto Salazar and Bill Rodgers. He won in New York in dominant fashion the last two times the event was held, setting the course record in 2011. Mutai ran the fastest marathon...
Via AP on Fox
5 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, Boston Marathon winner to throw out first pitch at Dodger game

The Los Angeles Dodgers have a special guest for their May 8 home game against the San Francisco Giants. Throwing out the first pitch is 2014 Boston Marathon winner, Meb Keflezighi. Keflezighi is the first American male to win the Boston Marathon since 1983 and the first American male to win the Boston Marathon, New York Marathon and an Olympic medal. According to the Skechers...
Via The GM's Perspective
May 08, 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, Marathon Winner, To Throw First Pitch At Red Sox Game

Meb Keflezighi will take his Boston Marathon victory tour to Fenway Park on Wednesday. Keflezighi, who Monday became the first U.S. marathoner since 1983 to win Boston, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the second game of the Boston Red Sox’s series with the New York Yankees. The 38-year-old San Diego resident blazed through the 26.2-mile course, crossing the finish...
Via NESN.com
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 First American To Win Boston Marathon In Over 30 Years

  A year after the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, Meb Keflezighi comes through this emotional time and becomes the first American since 1983 to win the event. Keflezighi, who is 38, completed the 118th annual Boston Marathon race in 2:08:37. For more details on this historic and emotional day, go to  http://time.com/70489/meb-keflezighi-boston-marathon-2014/   Follow me and...
Via KC Sports Ninja
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego Meb Keflezighi Wins Boston Marathon

The annual Boston Marathon took place today, and more than ever the city of Boston, as well as the rest of the United States, needed to the event to be a representation of how the country comes together in moments of true adversity. As if the stars were all aligned perfectly, a US man named Meb Keflezighi became the first American man to win the race since 1983 according to USA Today...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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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