Tag: U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

Olympic Marathon Trials – Fast Facts

Olympic Marathon Trials – Fast Facts

January 16, 2012 |

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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Kara Goucher: This Year Was Really Hard

Kara Goucher: This Year Was Really Hard

January 16, 2012 |

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.

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Boulder’s Colleen De Reuck Finishes 38th At Olympic Trials

Boulder’s Colleen De Reuck Finishes 38th At Olympic Trials

January 16, 2012 |

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.

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James Carney Finishes Ninth At Olympic Marathon Trials

James Carney Finishes Ninth At Olympic Marathon Trials

January 16, 2012 |

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.

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Brent Vaughn Drops out Of First Marathon At Olympic Trials

Brent Vaughn Drops out Of First Marathon At Olympic Trials

January 16, 2012 |

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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Former Buff Ritzenhein Dissapointed With 4th At 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials

Former Buff Ritzenhein Dissapointed With 4th At 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials

January 14, 2012 |

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US Olympic Marathon Trials Photo Gallery

US Olympic Marathon Trials Photo Gallery

January 14, 2012 |

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US Olympic Marathon Trials Results – Colorado

US Olympic Marathon Trials Results – Colorado

January 14, 2012 |

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 […]

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Keflezighi and Flanagan Win U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, Both Set Personal Bests

Keflezighi and Flanagan Win U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, Both Set Personal Bests

January 14, 2012 |

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 […]

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Olympic Trials Contender: Former CU Buff Dathan Ritzenhein

Olympic Trials Contender: Former CU Buff Dathan Ritzenhein

January 13, 2012 |

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 […]

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Hungry Like the Wolf: Kara Goucher Eyes Her Competition At The 2012 Olympic Team Trials

Hungry Like the Wolf: Kara Goucher Eyes Her Competition At The 2012 Olympic Team Trials

January 13, 2012 |

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 […]

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Congratulations to Forty-Five Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifiers from Colorado!

Congratulations to Forty-Five Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifiers from Colorado!

December 8, 2011 |

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 […]

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NBC to broadcast 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials – Marathon

NBC to broadcast 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials – Marathon

November 10, 2011 |

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 […]

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