About The MEB Foundation

Our Mission

The mission of The MEB Foundation is to promote youth health, education, and fitness in the US and abroad. Our mission is fulfilled by being a leader and collaborator in these areas, and support programs and events that:

  • Empower youth and their familiars to Maintain Excellent Balance

  • Provide the tools and resources to lead healthy lifestyles

  • Engage youth in academics, in and out of school hours

  • Provide opportunities for youth to play and learn positive life skills through involvement in sports

  • Engage entire communities in promoting youth health, education, and fitness

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Health

Provide the tools and resources to lead healthy lifestyles. Empower youth and their families to maintain excellent balance

Education

Engage youth in academics, in and out of school hours

Fitness

Provide opportunities for youth to play and learn positive life skills through involvement in sports

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Our Impact

Since 2010, The MEB Foundation has been a leader in providing resources to those in need, focusing on our efforts to support youth health, education, and fitness initiatives.

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Supporting Those in Need

Since 2010, The MEB Foundation has provided over 60,000 pairs of shoes to individuals and communities in need. In addition to this support, financial resources have been provided to communities impacted by natural disasters, poverty, and disparate treatment.

We are able to achieve our annual fundraising goals through the support brought in by Team MEB Boston and New York City marathon races and support from donors like you.

Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to The MEB Foundation, by clicking the Donate button below. If you would like to learn more about joining Team MEB, click the Run With Meb button below.

The MEB Foundation is a registered 501c3

EIN: 27-5338405

 

Get Involved

Every year, the MEB Foundation teams up with a group of community-minded runners to raise money for initiatives that support the next generation while experiencing some of the most iconic events in the sport of running, including the Boston Marathon and New York City Marathon

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2023 Boston Marathon
Race Date: April 17

Team MEB Runners Will Receive
  • Guaranteed entry into the Boston Marathon through raising a minimum of $8,500

  • BYOB – Bring your own bib. Runners who have their own bib for the Boston Marathon can also run with Team MEB for a fundraising minimum of ($3,000) Apply below and select you have your own bib.

  • A personalized fundraising page through GivenGain.com 

  • Helpful resources such as email templates, sponsorship materials, and social media tools 

  • Fundraising support

  • Training Support: Access to weekly training runs, professional athletic trainers, physical therapists, coaches and expert guest speakers - all part of the CharityTeams experience! 

  • Branded team swag & Team MEB Marathon gear

  • Private bus to the start

  • Meet and greet with 2014 Boston Marathon Champion Meb Keflezighi & a book written and signed by MEB

  • Boundless team spirit, team organization and runner support & a positive life changing experience and memorable journey of running the 2023 Boston Marathon with the MEB Foundation

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2022 TCS New York City Marathon
Race Date: November 6

Team MEB Runners Will Receive
  • Unsurpassable management. This program is managed by CharityTeams.com which provides runners with the support and encouragement to successfully meet their goals of both running and fundraising​

  • An online fundraising page

  • A full 20-week training plan for every level of running by RRCA certified coaches with organized group runs throughout the season

  • Organized point to point long runs on the course with aid station support

  • Pre-race meet and greet with MEB​

  • Exclusive Team MEB Marathon gear

  • Book written and signed by MEB and an organized meet and greet with MEB NYC Marathon weekend

  • Boundless team spirit, team organization and runner support

  • An positive life changing experience and memorable journey of running the 2022 TCS NYC Marathon with the MEB Foundation