American Meb Keflezighi Wins The Boston Marathon
After 31 years, America has another Boston Marathon winner. His name is Meb Keflezighi and he finished with the remarkable time of 2 hours, 8 minutes, and 37 seconds. That's 26.4 miles in the time it takes some people to do the Boilermaker! It was 1983 the last time an American broke that ribbon and his name was Greg Meyer. According to a Boston CBS Affiliate, After taking the lead in Wellesley he led the race for the rest of the way. There were two other Americans in the top 10. Nicholas Arciniaga and Jeffrey Eggleston finished 7th and 8th.
Here is the finish via CBS Boston: