It is our honor and pleasure to welcome Olympian Meb Keflezighi to the Suite Run podcast! Meb is the only runner in history to win the New York City Marathon, the Boston Marathon and an Olympic medal. Meb is a best selling author and co-founder of 26, a brand celebrating and enriching the enduring spirit of running culture. Meb also heads up the Meb Foundation, to benefit youth health, education and fitness. Additionally, Meb is part owner of the Carlsbad 5000, "The Fastest 5K in the World!"
In this conversation we chat about what Meb is up to in retirement (he still runs 6 days a week!), how he loves being a soccer dad, his incredible constant presence and influence in the sport and so much more. In the second half, we talk all things Tampa, FL! Meb lives in Tampa with his wife and three daughters and he shares with us his favorite places to run, dine out, hang out in Tampa and all the things! This is going to be so fun!

Enjoy our conversation!

Meb's recommendations for Tampa, FL:

1. Bayshore River Walk
2. Hyde Park area (neighborhood with shade)
3. Palma Ceia neighborhood


1. Ulele
2. Daily Eats
3. Goody Goody Burgers
4. Bar Taco
5. Berns Steakhouse (Definitely visit this restaurant - make a reservation!)
6. Columbia Restaurant
7. On Swann
8. Oz Ice Cream (Hyde Park Village)


1. Gasparilla Distance Classic (In February. 5K, 8K, 15K, half marathon)

Places of Interest

1. Busch Gardens
2. Go and see the dolphins

Running Store

1. Fit Run

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Where to find Meb:

Meb's official website

Meb on Instagram

Meb on Twitter

Meb on Facebook

MEB Foundation

Where to find Natalie and Jerold:

Natalie's Instagram
Suite Run Instagram
Natalie's Twitter
Suite Run Twitter
Natalie's Facebook
Suite Run Website
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