Competitor Group Gives Runner Meb Keflezighi Job As VP/Running
Champion marathon runner Meb Keflezighi today "will add a title to his resume," becoming VP/Running for Competitor Group, which operates the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon series. He "will play a key role in working with event managers for the Rock 'n' Roll races, developing training content and appearing and competing at events." Keflezighi will still compete professionally, saying that he would "run a few more marathons with the goal of making his fourth Olympic team" (USA TODAY, 7/21). He "will have an office" in the company’s San Diego HQ (SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL, 7/21 issue).