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Author: Nutella1
Subject: RE: Hall, Meb and Abdi to run 2013 Boston Marathon

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uhhuh wrote:

...to the other response about East Africans. There are numerous posts debating whether or not people feel that these guys are "American" enough.


I didn't say that Meb or Abdi aren't American. But "East African" is not a nationality but a geographic. Just because they moved somewhere else and they got a different passport doesn't mean they aren't "East African" anymore.

They are "East African American", if you will. ;)


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To combat message board spam (by non runners). We are making people answer a brief question before they can post on a thread that is over 20 days old.
If you answer this question you should be able to post.

Which of the following is not an American runner?
Dathan Ritzenhein
Billy Mills 
Meb Keflezighi
Alan Webb
Jim Ryun
Frank Shorter
Maurice Greene
Haile Gebrselassie
Bill Rodgers