Meb Keflezighi, First American Male Winner In 31 Years, Set For Boston Marathon Return

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Meb Keflezighi (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Meb Keflezighi (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

The 119th running of the Boston Marathon is less than two weeks away, and everyone is looking forward to the return of the man who made history in last year's race.

Meb Keflezighi broke the tape first to become the first American man to win the open race in 31 years.

WBUR's Alex Ashlock caught up with Keflezighi during a recent a visit. Ashlock joined WBUR's Morning Edition to share what he learned. Alex will have more with Meb on Here & Now later Tuesday.

Here's Meb on his marathon preparation:

This segment aired on April 7, 2015.

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Alex Ashlock Producer, Here & Now
Alex Ashlock was a producer for Here & Now since 2005. He started his WBUR career as senior producer of Morning Edition in 1998.



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