27 Feb '13, 4pm

I'm all over this! Enough promoting "celebrities" in races - focus on the champions!! Meb! Abdi! Ritz! Whoop!

I'm all over this! Enough promoting "celebrities" in races - focus on the champions!! Meb! Abdi! Ritz! Whoop!

A trio of U.S. stars, instantly recognized as simply Meb, Abdi, and Ritz, are headed for Broadway. Meb Keflezighi, Abdi Abdirahman, and Dathan Ritzenhein headline the field for the NYC Half 2013, it was announced today by New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg. All are 2012 Olympians: Keflezighi won the 2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials and finished fourth in London; Abdirahman finished third at the Trials to make his fourth U.S. Olympic team; and Ritzenhein competed at his third Olympics after earning a spot at 10,000 meters. “We are positively thrilled to welcome Meb, Dathan, and Abdi—three of America’s finest and favorite long distance runners—to the bright lights of NYC,” said Wittenberg. They join the previously announced Bernard Lagat, a four-time Olympian, two-time Olympic medalist at 1500 meters, and five-time World Champion. A fifth 2012 U.S. Olym...

Full article: http://www.nyrr.org/newsroom/nyrr-news-service/2012-us-ol...

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@Lagat1500's target time for the #NYCHALF: Sub 61 minutes. Read more here:

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Bernard Lagat to Run NYC Half on March 17 | NYRR

Bernard Lagat to Run NYC Half on March 17 | NYRR

nyrr.org 19 Feb '13, 4pm

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