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26 Marathons : What I Learned About Faith, Identity, Running, and Life from My Marathon Career - Meb Keflezighi

26 Marathons

What I Learned About Faith, Identity, Running, and Life from My Marathon Career

Hardcover Published: 19th March 2019
ISBN: 9781635652888
Number Of Pages: 256

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Four-time Olympic marathoner Meb Keflezighi shares his lessons on life, family, faith, and running through a reflection on each of the 26 marathons he's run in his storied career.

When four-time Olympian Meb Keflezighi ran his final marathon in New York City on November 5, 2017, it marked the end of an extraordinary distance-running career. Meb will be remembered as the only person in history to win both the Boston and New York City marathons as well as an Olympic marathon silver medal. Meb's last marathon was also his 26th, and each of those 26 marathons has come with its own unique challenges, rewards, and outcomes for him.

Through focused narrative, Meb describes key moments and triumphs that made each marathon a unique learning experience and shows runners—whether recreational or professional—how to apply the lessons he's learned to their own running and lives. Chronologically organized by marathon, 26 Marathons offers wisdom Meb has gleaned about life, family, identity, and faith in addition to tips about running, training, and nutrition. Equal parts inspiration and practical advice, this book will provide readers an inside look at the life and success of one of the greatest runners living today.

About the Author

Meb Keflezighi's victory at the 2014 Boston marathon made him the first American man to win the race in 31 years. He's won more than a dozen national titles and is a three-time US Olympian. A four-time Olympic marathoner, Meb is also the founder of the MEB Foundation, which funds programs that promote fitness and other positive lifestyle choices for children. He lives in San Diego, CA.

ISBN: 9781635652888
ISBN-10: 163565288X
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 19th March 2019
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 14.7  x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.37

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