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Keflezighi breaks through in NY

Updated: November 1, 2009, 5:05 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- That day in Central Park two years ago was shaping up as a triumphant symbol of the resurgence in American distance running Meb Keflezighi helped inspire.

He left with an aching hip and, far worse, an aching heart.

Keflezighi was back Sunday, wiping away tears after the New York City Marathon -- for his historic victory for his country, for his recovery from an injury he once feared might end his career.

And for Ryan Shay, his friend who collapsed and died ...

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