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The first mile of marathon Meb

2014 Boston Marathon winner,  Meb Keflezighi tells the story of when he first started running in junior high on May 7 at the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel
Franchesca Walker and David Pradel May 12, 2015

“One day I saw people running, and thought why are those people running? They’re crazy. They’re not chasing anything (like in) soccer. … That was the first time I was introduced to running.” As...

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‘Meb’ than the rest

American Meb Keflezighi wins the 118th Boston Marathon, a year after deadly bombings, near the Marathon finish line in Boston, Monday, April 21, 2014. Keflezighi is the first American male to win since 1983. (Patrick Raycraft/Hartford Courant/MCT)
Christopher Handloser April 30, 2014

On April 21, Meb Keflezighi, 38, became the first American male since 1983 to win the Boston Marathon. Prior to that day, however, he was already an incredible influence on City College – as a former...

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