Tag: Meb keflezighi

Meb Keflezighi, Ryan Hall, Kara Goucher lead American fields at New York City Marathon

Meb Keflezighi, Ryan Hall, Kara Goucher lead American fields at New York City Marathon Nick Zaccardi Jul 30, 2013 Olympic silver medalist Meb Keflezighi and Olympians Ryan Hall and Kara Goucher are among a deep American field at November’s New York City Marathon, the New York Road Runners announced Tuesday. They’re joined by three more 2012 Olympians —Julie Culley (5,000 meters), Amy Hastings (10,000 […]

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Kenya’s Leonard Patrick Komon wins 10K race in Central Park; Meb Keflezighi is top American

Kenya’s Leonard Patrick Komon wins 10K race in Central Park; Meb Keflezighi is top American By Associated Press, Updated: Saturday, May 11, 11:46 AM NEW YORK — Kenya’s Leonard Patrick Komon, the 10-kilometer road world-record holder, won the UAE Healthy Kidney 10K in Central Park on Saturday. Komon also captured this race in 2011. He completed the 6.2-mile course in […]

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Meb Keflezighi RRCA Male Runner Of Year

  Meb Keflezighi, American Olympian, was the featured speaker at the luncheon meeting Saturday, May 4, in Alburquerque, New Mexico, at the annual meeting of the Road Runners Club of America and was honored as the RRCA's Open Male Road Runner of the Year. It was also Meb's birthday and he was greeted with a […]

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Olympian Meb Keflezighi Missed Marathon Explosion by Minutes

  Olympian Meb Keflezighi Missed Marathon Explosion by Minutes ARTIE OJEDA and R. STICKNEY Posted:  04/16/2013 3:20 PM   An Olympic marathon runner known to many San Diegans was in the area of the Boston Marathon finish line just minutes before the explosion and credits God with keeping him safe. Two bombs exploded near the finish line […]

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Meb Keflezighi Visits The White House

Published Sep. 18, 2012           He got to shake the hand of one of his heroes.  Even though he didn’t win an Olympic medal in London, American distance-running legend Meb Keflezighi ended up at the White House recently to meet President Obama. “I kind of fell into it by accident,” Keflezighi […]

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Meb Keflezighi, Flanagan win U.S. Olympic trials

(Reuters) – Meb Keflezighi and Shalane Flanagan won the men's and women's races at U.S. marathon trials for the London Olympics Saturday. Eritrea-born Keflezighi, the 2004 Olympic silver medalist overhauled pre-race favorite Ryan Hall in the final four miles to run a personal best two hours, nine minutes and eight seconds on a crisp morning […]

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Meb Keflezighi wins Rock n Roll San Jose 2011

By Elliott Almond  Posted: 10/02/2011 11:39:53 AM PDT  Olympians Meb Keflezighi and Deena Kastor easily won their respective divisions Sunday in the Dodge San Jose Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon, one of the Bay Area's biggest road races. Keflezighi, who is training for next month's New York City Marathon, won the 13.1-mile race in 1 […]

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Sony Walkman Adds Meb Keflezighi Special Edition to Lineup

PRESS RELEASE Sept., 2011, 8:00 a.m. EDT Sony® Walkman® W-Series Adds Meb Keflezighi Special Edition to Lineup     SAN DIEGO, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Runners can rejoice as Sony today announced a new special edition Meb Keflezighi NWZ-W262 Walkman MP3 player, offering the same lightweight, water-resistant design as the W260 models […]

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