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Meb Keflezighi Named RRCA Male Runner of the Year

Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) honored Eritrean-American Marathon runner Meb Kiflezghi Male Road Runner of the Year
Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) honored Eritrean-American Marathon runner Meb Kiflezghi as Male Road Runner of the Year

By Running Journal,

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 rousing singing of “Happy Birthday” by delegates representing running clubs across America.

Keflezighi has had a remarkable running career, winning a silver medal in the 2004 Olympics despite being ranked 39th of the 200 best marathoners in the world. Seventy days later he finished second in the New York City Marathon. Continue reading Meb Keflezighi Named RRCA Male Runner of the Year