The Olympic Marathon Trials have been tried and decided. By finishing in the top three, your 2016 Olympic marathoners are Galen Rupp, Meb Keflezighi and Jared Ward on the men’s side, and Amy Cragg, Des Linden, and Shalane Flanagan on the women’s. Should one of those Mister or Miss Americas be unable or unwilling to…
Kara Goucher, America's Marathoning Mom and one of the more dynamic personalities in the sport, has announced today she's signed with Skechers. The revolution continues.
Meb Keflezighi, the winner of that race in Boston, is returning to the roads, but in a limited capacity.
It can be tough for distance runners to use their emaciated upper bodies for most things other than ballast, but Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi's first pitch at the Yankees-Red Sox game last night wasn't a total disaster. A little outside, sure, but just watch how the bottom drops out.
[A man limps by after finishing the Boston Marathon. Today marks the 118th Boston Marathon; security presence has been increased this year, due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line last year, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others. Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images.]
[Meb Keflezighi celebrates his victory in the 118th Boston Marathon. AP Photo/Charles Krupa.]
Meb Keflezighi, as old as the furniture in American distance running, just won the 2014 Boston Marathon. The 38-year-old outran one of the best fields ever assembled, becoming the first American man to win since 1983.