Maybe its just because I'm a local runner and they made quite a stir last year, but I am excited to see what kind of time they hit this year. I wonder who is on the team this year? I got my money on them being in the top 5 overall...
For your reference, the discussion from last year:
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Here is some info on the 2012 team
The LinkedIn centipede team broke their own CR with a time of 36:45. Only 20 seconds back from Meb and 8th in the overall field.
Team roster courtesy of Armen Vartanian:
Charlie Serrano – Charlie has qualified for the US Olympic trials in the marathon. Charlie’s personal record of 28:30 in the 10k make him an Olympic hopeful in that event.
Mike Sayenko – Mike has qualified for the US Olympic trials in the marathon. has a 28:15 10K PR. Mike represented the US at World Championships in the marathon in 2011.
Giliat Ghebray – Giliat has qualified for the US Olympic trials in the marathon. Giliat’s personal best in the half-marathon is 63 minutes.
Chris Chavez - Chris has qualified for the US Olympic trials in the marathon and is a 64 minute half marathoner..
Armen Vartanian – Armen is an elite runner and Olympic hopeful in the marathon representing Armenia.
Jimmy Grabow – Jimmy is elite runner and Olympic trial qualifier where he finished 10th in this year’s US Trials with a time of 2:12.
Tyler McCandless – Tyler is an elite runner, sponsored by Mizuno, former All American at Penn St. and Olympic trials qualifier in the marathon
Neil McDonagh – Neil has qualified for the US Olympic trials in the marathon and is a 64 minute half marathoner.
Carlos Trujillo – Carlos is a former 10,000M champion at the University of Oregon, has a 63 minute half-marathon time to his credit and is an Olympic Trials qualifier in the marathon,
Tommy Greenless - Tommy is a former Olympic trials qualifier and the “pink guerilla”
Stephan Shay - Olympic trials qualifier. Owner of a 62 minute half marathon. 5th at US Half Marathon Championships in 2010
Daniel Tapia - 24th in the Olympic Marathon Trials in 2:15:28. He has run 1:04:23 for the half marathon.
Mike Reneau - Olympic trials qualifier, 2:14 Marathon PR, 20th at US trials in 2012
Forest Braden -three-time All-American runner at Boise State from 2002-2007, recently PR'd in the 5K in 13:48. five top 10 finishes in USATF championship meets.
Ben Bruce - Top American Steeple Chaser, Olympic hopeful.