"Like the marathon, life can sometimes be difficult, challenging and present obstacles, however if you believe in your
dreams and never ever give up, things will turn out for the best.” - Meb

"I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me!" - Phil 4:13



Career Highlights

MEB KEFLEZIGHI’S CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
source: www.usatf.org
  • 2009 ING NYC Marathon 1st place
  • 2009 USATF 7 mile, Half Marathon, and Marathon Champion
  • 2009 XC Champion
  • 2008 Runner-up Falmouth Road Race
  • 2007 Runner-up Falmouth Road Race
  • 2005 ING NYC Marathon 3rd place
  • 2004 Olympic Marathon Silver Medallist
  • 2004 ING NYC Marathon Runner-Up
  • 2000, 2004 Olympic Trials 10,000m champion
  • 2004 Marathon Olympic Trials runner-up
  • 12th in 10,000m at 2000 Olympics
  • 3-time U.S. 10,000m champ (2000, ’02, ’04)
  • 3-time USA 12km XC champ (’01, ’02, ’09 )
  • 6-time U.S. 15 km champ (’01, ’02, ’03,’04, ’06, ’07)
  • 4-time NCAA champion
  • American 10,000m record holder (27:13.98)
  • Olympic Trials 10,000m record holder
  • U.S. Championships 10,000m record holder