Boston Marathon Winner!
American Meb Keflezighi has won the 2014 Boston Marathon, making him the first American to do so since 1985! Keflezighi had the names of the victims from last years tragic bombing written on the corners of his bib, and plans on meeting with their families if possible. According to the Associated Press:
“Keflezighi had the names of last year’s victims written in marker on the corners of his official runner’s bib. The names included the three people killed in last year’s marathon and the name of a police officer from MIT who was allegedly killed by the bombing suspect days later”
Keflezighi is a former New York City Marathon champion and Olympic medalist and ran the race in an amazing 2 hours, 8 minutes, 37 seconds.
Click here for a comprehensive breakdown of the Boston Marathon 2014 Results, and congratulations to everyone who ran this years race!