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U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon

Date: January 14, 2012

United States of America

"The 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials will be held in Houston January 14, 2012, a day prior to the 40th anniversary of the Houston Marathon. The races will determine the three men and three women who will represent the United States in the marathon at the 2012 Olympic Games in London." - USATF

Bonus: NBC is covering a two-hour span of the coverage (3-4pm ET).

For more information visit the USATF.

Posts about U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon:

Measuring Up The US Marathon Olympic Medal Chances
posted on January 19, 2012 at 8:06pm

Now that all the dust has settled from the Olympic Trials marathons, what about the team we’ve selected? What are their medal chances? First off, I don’t think there’s much doubt that we ended up with our best team possible. The only ...more

Lauren Fleshman: The Olympic Marathon Trials (and my buddy Steph)
posted on January 19, 2012 at 11:02am

How can you not do what this woman says?! Just look at her! Whenever I’m in Phoenix, I think about going up to Flagstaff and visiting my buddy (and Picky Bars partner) Stephanie Rothstein, but it never happens. The drive is over two hours each wa...more

Joanna Zeiger's Houston 2012 Olympic Trials recap
posted on January 16, 2012 at 2:19pm

Warning, this is a long one. But there are lots of good pictures, so keep reading!I think one of the reasons I am so strong mentally is because I can be so fragile physically. Most of my races have been fought with some kind of ailment: asthma, injury, GI...more

Olympic Trials Shout Out (and a training update)!
posted on January 14, 2012 at 7:51pm

I’ve been waiting on Olympic Trials results all morning like everyone else (even though I’m not American, this is still exciting).  My training is obviously not the exciting thing right now, but I have got to post!Before that, a few&...more

Feature on Marathon Olympic Trials Qualifier: Ariana Hilborn
posted on January 11, 2012 at 7:38pm

In June 2008, Ariana Hilborn completed her very first marathon (Grandma's) in a respectable time of 4:36. This Saturday she hopes to complete her eleventh (11th) 26.2 mile race as one of the best female marathoners in American.A member of the Brooks ...more

Joanna Zeiger: Tapering Sucks
posted on January 11, 2012 at 7:19pm

 Tapering is a necessary evil. In order to race fast, one must shed the heavy training load and freshen up. I realize this conceptually. In actuality, I detest tapering. Taper. The very word is fraught with so much emotion. It means that a key race i...more

Desi Davila: where she came from to her preparations for the Olympic Trials
posted on January 1, 2012 at 5:07pm

Growing up just an hour south of The D, I’m a Detroit sports fan all the way. That makes me a Hansons-Brooks fan and a Desi Davila fan. Runner’s World has a long story on Davila, where she came from, how she became a top runner, and her prep...more

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