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APR 29, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Meb Keflezighi, First American To Win Boston Marathon In 31 Years, On Obama's Congratulatory Phone Call

Meb Keflezighi broke a 31-year streak of non-Americans winning the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014, after completing the 26-mile route in his personal-best time of 2 hours, 8 minutes, 37 seconds. The runner, who claims it took three decades for an American to win the marathon since they "don't train hard," recounted an exciting congratulatory phone call he received from President Obama shortly after his win. "He just called to say he was coming from Air Force One, just wanted to call to say 'how proud I am'... that [my win] couldn't come at a better time, and job well done," Keflezighi ... Read More

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