Sunday, January 15, 2012

Congratulations USATF Southern California Olympic Team Trials Marathon Competitors!

Olympic teammates, from left, Desiree Davila, Ryan Hall, Abi Abdirahman, Shalane Flanagan, Meb Keflezighi and Kara Goucher stand on the finishing podium after the U.S. Olympic Trials Marathon. (Johnny Hanson / Houston Chronicle)

Ryan Hall (2) 2:09:30 Amy Hastings (4) 2:27:17
Jimmy Grabow (10) 2:12:29 Deena Kastor (6) 2:30:40
Josh Cox (14) 2:13:50 Jen Rhines (64) 2:43:35
Patrick Smyth (22) 2:15:00 Cheryl Smith (86) 2:46:07
Brian Ball (39) 2:17:38
Charlie Serrano (49) 2:19:48

Congratulations to all the members of USATF Southern California who competed in the 2012 Olympic Trials, in Houston Texas. USATF Southern California member Ryan Hall earned a spot on the 2012 Olympic team with his 2:09:30 second place finish. First place finisher Meb Keflezighi is a member of the USATF New York, but is coached by USATF Southern California Long Distance Running co-chair Bob Larsen, co-founder of the Mammoth Track Club. Jimmy Grabow, of adidas Legacy Run Racing, also scored a top-10 finish, with his 2:12:29 time.

In the women's division 2011 USATF Southern California Marathon Champion Amy Hastings barely missed a spot on the Olympic team with her fourth place 2:27:17 finish.

Complete Men's Results

Complete Women's Results