Quote Of The Day
“10 years ago today, I ran my 4th marathon at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. Going into the race, I had the 39th fastest marathon personal best in the field of 101 of the top marathoners in the world. On paper, I had no shot at medaling …”
“… The beauty of racing is that once the gun goes off, everyone is for him or herself. The medals and awards are not handed based on the personal bests before the race, they are earned based on performances in that particular moment. I have always believed that preparation is the key to success. After living and training in Mammoth Lakes, I was ready to compete for an Olympic medal.”
– Meb Keflezighi writing a Facebook post on the 10th year anniversary (August 29th) of his 2004 Olympic marathon silver medal.
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