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Des Linden is Still In It, For the Love of the Run

Desiree Linden is the only contender on the Olympic Marathon Trials start line who’s made the team before—twice. She has big plans this spring and this is just the beginning.

In Atlanta This Weekend? Here’s Where to Watch 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

Heading to Atlanta to witness the historic 761-person field who will race on February 29 for their chance to earn a spot on the 2020 Olympic team? You’re in luck. The course for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials was designed with crowd support in mind. Race organizers say fans will be able to cheer the Olympic hopefuls […]

Olympic Trials Qualifier Autumn Ray on the Importance of Chasing Happiness

Autumn Ray has always been a goal-setter. But after the 2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, where she placed 77th, Ray was at a place where she wasn’t reaching those goals. It had taken her eight years to hit the qualifying time for that race. And then she plateaued. She was burnt out—overtrained, overworked, and ready to […]

It’s All About Community for Olympic Trials Qualifier Andrea Guerra

The first time Andrea Guerra thought about qualifying for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials was 2014. But she had just graduated from college and knew that she needed time to transition from a 10,000-meter runner to a marathoner.  In 2016, Guerra attended the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in Los Angeles and was inspired by the […]