Mebrahtom ”Meb” Keflezighi (/ˈmɛb kəˈflɛzɡi/; Ge’ez: መብራህቶም ክፍልእዝጊ, Mebrāhtōm Kifl’igzī; born May 5, 1975) is an Eritrean-born American long distance runner.
Keflezighi is a three-time national champion in cross country running, having won the USA Cross Country Championships in 2001, 2002 and 2009.
He made a great moment for americans through his running history 2014 Boston in elite athlete
But what’s the story behind America’s finest marathoner?
See Meb´s story how he escaped war-torn Eritre and went to U.S. at age of 10. And see how running became passion and changed his life.
“MEB: The Story of America’s Top Marathoner” continues with Skechers Performance elite athlete Meb Keflezighi recalling some of his great triumphs from Athens in 2004 to London in 2012, as well as his disappointment of coming up short in the 2008 Trials.
In the conclusion to “MEB: The Story of America’s Top Marathoner”, Skechers Performance elite athlete Meb Keflezighi relives what it was like winning the 2014 marathon in Boston one year after the horrific bombings, and what it meant to become the first American in 27 years to win the marathon in New York City in 2009.
”When there’s more meaning to what he has to do, the more he’s likely to rise to the occasion.”