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…
[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.