Meb Keflezighi to Defend His RNR San Jose Half Marathon title wearing SKECHERS GOrun Performance footwear, release, note by Larry Eder

Meb Keflezighi, photo courtesy of SKECHERS communications

Meb Keflezighi is running the RNR San Jose Half Marathon this coming weekend, October 2, in San Jose, California, where he won in 2010. Meb will be wearing his new sponsor, SKECHERS' new running shoe, GOrun.

Meb Keflezighi is the 2004 Olympic silver medalist and 2009 ING NYCM marathon winner. Meb is running the 2011 ING NYCM and the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials for the marathon.

We wish him luck.

(US) M_GOrun_MEB_V1_AD.JPG New ad campaign featuring Meb Keflezighi, SKECHERS GOrun footwear, courtesy of SKECHERS communications dept

Elite U.S. distance runner Meb Keflezighi will defend his 2010 Championship Title at the Rock N Roll San Jose Half Marathon wearing SKECHERS GOrun performance athletic footwear. With two consecutive wins in 2009 and 2010, Keflezighi will aim to beat his winning time of 1:01:45 from the 2010 San Jose Half Marathon. The San Jose race is a crucial element in Meb's training regimen for the upcoming ING New York City Marathon on November 6, 2011. Keflezighi won the New York City Marathon in 2009, setting a personal best of 2:09:15.



Sunday, October 2, 2011
Race start time - 8:00 am

Start Line: Santa Clara Street at Almaden Ave.
Finish Line: Park Ave. just before Plaza de Cesar Chavez

Meb Keflezighi is the most decorated U.S. distance runner. In 2009, Meb made history as the first American to win the prestigious ING New York City Marathon since Alberto Salazar in 1982. Meb also won a Silver Medal competing in the marathon during the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. In addition, Meb stars in the global marketing campaign for SKECHERS GOrun performance running shoes and is currently training and competing exclusively in SKECHERS Fitness footwear.



Meb training in SKECHERS GOrun.jpgMeb Keflezighi, photo courtesy of SKECHERS communications

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