Keflezighi Captures Olympic Marathon Trials Title Fellow Olympians Hall, Abdirahman also earn berths to London Olympics; deepest men’s Trials ever HOUSTON – (January 14, 2012) – All eyes were on America’s fastest marathoner Ryan Hall at today’s 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon, but it was Hall’s former Mammoth Lakes training partner Meb Keflezighi […]
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Former CU Buff Kara Goucher finished third at the 2012 US Olympic Marathon Trials in Houston on Saturday. The 33 year old gave birth to her first child, experienced injury, late starts to training and major changes in coaching. Watch more video of USA Olympic Marathon Trials Houston 2012 on flotrack.org Vido courtesy of Flotrack.org.
Boulder’s Colleen De Reuck (age 47) finished 38th in 2:38:52 at the 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials in Houston. Watch more video of USA Olympic Marathon Trials Houston 2012 on flotrack.org Video courtesy of Flotrack.org.
Boulder’s James Carney finished ninth at the US Olympic Marathon Trials in a new PR. Watch more video of USA Olympic Marathon Trials Houston 2012 on flotrack.org Video courtesy of Flotrack.org.
Black Hawk’s Brent Vaughn talks about his Olympic Trials experience after the race. Watch more video of USA Olympic Marathon Trials Houston 2012 on flotrack.org Video courtesy of Flotrack.org.
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Below are results of runners from Colorado at today’s US Olympic Marathon Trials. Look for the bolded names. Men’s Results Pl Athlete Name Age Residence Affiliation Time Back 1 Meb Keflezighi 36 Mammoth Lakes, CA New York Athletic Club (NYAC) 2:09:08 +0:00 2 Ryan Hall 29 Mammoth Lakes, CA Asics 2:09:30 +0:22 3 Abdi Abdirahman […]
Meb Keflezighi, the 2004 Olympic Marathon silver medalist, won the U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials in Houston, Texas on Saturday morning, January 14. He ran 2:09:08, a personal best time. At 36, he is the oldest Trials champion in history. “To make my third Olympic team is all I have dreamed about,” he said. “Who […]
Dathan Ritzenhein knows what it’s like to make an Olympic team. He also knows what it’s like to fear that it’s all over: the 29-year-old spent much of 2011 fighting a gruesome Achilles tendon injury that put his career in peril. Last winter, Ritzenhein was bothered by an irritated sheath of his Achilles tendon. As […]
Kara Goucher is one of those athletes, who, for the past several years, has been focused on seeing how good she can get on the world stage. Her 2:24 at the 2011 BAA Boston, only seven months after the birth of Kara and her husband Adam’s son, Colt, raised a few eyebrows. Her change in […]
Forty-five residents of Colorado, the Centennial State, have qualified for the 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials to be held in Houston, TX on January 14, 2012. Only the state of California can boast of more qualifiers. The “Golden State’ has a population of 37 million ; Colorado’s population is just over 5 million according to the […]
NEW YORK and INDIANAPOLIS – The U.S. Olympic Committee, NBC, USA Track & Field, and the Houston Marathon Committee today announced the network will broadcast the U.S. Olympic Trials for the men’s and women’s marathon, to be held Saturday, January 14 in Houston. “We’re thrilled to see NBC’s commitment to broadcast this historic event,” said […]