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Meb Keflezighi, Boston Marathon winner to throw out first pitch at Dodger game

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The Los Angeles Dodgers have a special guest for their May 8 home game against the San Francisco Giants.

Throwing out the first pitch is 2014 Boston Marathon winner, Meb Keflezighi. Keflezighi is the first American male to win the Boston Marathon since 1983 and the first American male to win the Boston Marathon, New York Marathon and an Olympic medal.

According to the Skechers Performance Division website, Keflezighi is the most decorated United Stated distance runner. He is the American record holder in the 10,000 meters, a 20-time national champion and is considered the greatest distance runner that UCLA has ever produced.

As a Skechers Performance Athlete, Meb will be sporting Skechers GOmeb Speed 3 shoes and there will be signed memorabilia for fan giveways.

For more information about this event please contact:

Orsi Public Relations: Janet Orsi, or Racine Diaz, Office 323-874-4073 or Cell 213-300-6774


Skechers: Jolene Abbott, / 310.318.3100 x 4839

If you are in attendance, find out all that you can about this champion. It's not everyday you have the opportunity to see in person, someone who transcends a sport.