You heard me right, but I think I forgot to tell you–I get to run a 3-mile “shake out” run with Meb Keflezighi the day before my marathon!!
Don’t know who Meb is? Well, he is the 2014 Boston Marathon winner. Talk about feeling super giddy at just the thought of running with him!!
He has WON 3 of his last 8 marathons: 2009 NYC Marathon, 2012 US Olympic Trials, and 2014 Boston Marathon. It took him 12 marathons before he finally won one, but now he is on a roll and winning some of THE most important marathons a man could win!
He was the first American marathoner to win Boston since 1983. He was the first American marathoner to win NYC since 1982. And he was the first American marathoner to win an Olympic silver medal since 1976.
Yeah, and I’m that cool that I get to run with him tomorrow. Well, Anthony does, too. 🙂 And they promised us a photo op with him as well as a pair of compression socks that are the same brand Meb wore during Boston! Get ready for pictures when I get back from San Diego!!
Another random Meb fact: He has been sponsored by Sketchers since 2011 and Sketches sales increased by 2.5% with his Boston Marathon win.
Anyway, I just thought that I should share before I fly off to San Diego in 3 hours. I’m pretty darn stoked!