2012 Olympic Marathon Trials Predictions

by: LetsRun.com
January 13, 2011

Below are the tallies of Letsrun.com Nation as of midnight on race day of the 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials. The votes are from the LetsRun.com $250,000 Puma Prediction Contest. You can enter the contest here until we cut off entries before the race starts.

Ryan Hall is the heavy, heavy favorite on the men's side and Desiree Davila comes out ahead of Shalane Flanagan on the women's. Follow the action from Houston on LetsRun.com at 9 am eastern or watch tape delay on NBC 3pm eastern.

Men's Votes
1. Ryan Hall (1023) 11850
2. Dathan Ritzenhein (80) 8870
3. Meb Keflezighi (42) 8742
4. Mohamed Trafeh (50) 6412
5. Brett Gotcher (2) 6113
6. Jason Hartmann (1) 3646
7. Nick Arciniaga 2962
8. Abdi Abdirahman (2) 2792
9. Jason Lehmkuhle 2663
10. Brent Vaughn 2270
11. Galen Rupp (13) 948
12. Fernando Cabada (1) 796
13. Jorge Torres 783
14. Mike Morgan 777
15. Tim Nelson 722
16. Andrew Carlson 616
17. Patrick Smyth 571
18. Max King 512
19. Josh Cox 470
20. Matthew Gabrielson 467
Others receiving votes: 21. Fasil Bizuneh 434 22. Brian Olinger 326 23. Stephan Shay 309 24. Ryan Vail 304 25. Jeffrey Eggleston 299 26. Ryan Bak 266 27. Sergio Reyes 182 28. Joshua Moen 172 29. Luke Humphrey 162 30. Bolota Asmerom 159 31. James Carney 99 32. Daniel Browne 90 33. Sean Quigley 86 34. Patrick Rizzo 64 35. Chris Siemers 47 36. Chris Erichsen 42 37. Michael Reneau 42 38. Mikhail Sayenko 41 39. Sage Canaday 41 40. Scott MacPherson 40 41. Justin Young 35 42. Luke Watson 29 43. Zachary Hine 29 44. Christopher Raabe 28 45. Clint Verran 28 46. Michael Wardian 27 47. Sean Houseworth 24 48. Ricky Flynn 24 49. Brian Ball 24 50. Tim Tollefson 22 51. Michael Aish 20 52. Tim Young 20 53. Lucas Meyer 20 54. Daniel Mercado 18 55. Daniel Tapia 18 56. Ian Burrell 18 57. David Jankowski 17 58. Mbarak Hussein 17 59. Giliat Ghebray 16 60. Jordan Horn 16 61. Tommy Neal 16 62. Joe Driscoll 16 63. Juan Carlos Trujillo 14 64. Tyler Sigl 13 65. Drew Polley 13 66. Kenyon Neuman 12 67. Neil McDonagh 12 68. Jimmy Grabow 11 69. Allen Wagner 10 70. Jeff Weiss 10 71. Gian-Paul Caccia 10 72. C Fred Joslyn 10 73. Alex Crabill 9 74. Paul Petersen 9 75. Joe Moore 9 76. Joseph Chirlee 9 77. Adam MacDowell 8 78. Jason Ordway 8 79. Charlie Serrano 8 80. Keith Bechtol 8 81. Drew Shackleton 8 82. Michael Eaton 7 83. Miguel Nuci 7 84. Tyler McCandless 7 85. Trent Briney 7 86. Jeremy Criscione 7 87. Craig Curley 7 88. Joshua Ordway 6 89. Chris Lundstrom 6 90. Christopher Clark 6 91. Jason Flogel 6 92. Crosby Freeman 6 93. Nick Stanko 5 94. Matthew Forys 5 95. Justin Grunewald 4 96. Stephen Hallinan 4 97. Eric Loeffler 3 98. Chad Johnson 3 99. Paul Hefferon 3 100. Ryan Kienzle 2 101. Jed Christiansen 2 102. Jesse Cherry 2 103. Kyle Shackleton 2 104. Chris Chavez 2 105. Robert Scribner 2 106. Ryan Sheehan 1 107. Jesse Armijo 1 108. Matt Levassiur 1 109. Brian Medigovich 1 110. John Lucas 1 111. Jeff Jonaitis 1 112. Donovan Fellows 1 113. Josh Eberly 1

Average Winning Time: 2:08:38
Women's Votes
1. Desiree Davila (581) 10411
2. Shalane Flanagan (459) 9897
3. Kara Goucher (45) 7806
4. Magdalena Lewy Boulet (8) 5561
5. Amy Hastings (5) 5515
6. Deena Kastor (6) 4897
7. Jennifer Rhines (2) 2845
8. Janet Cherobon-Bawcom (3) 2117
9. Stephanie Rothstein 2108
10. Blake Russell (2) 1683
11. Tera Moody 1312
12. Clara Grandt (1) 1226
13. Katie McGregor 1045
14. Colleen De Reuck 1032
15. Molly Pritz 785
16. Dot McMahan 566
17. Maegan Krifchin 479
18. Adriana Nelson 256
19. Serena Burla 206
20. Zoila Gomez 176
Others receiving votes: 21. Stephanie Herbst-Lucke 132 22. Amanda Marino 90 23. Melissa White 88 24. Rebecca Donaghue 80 25. Mary Akor 77 26. Emily Harrison 74 27. Jennifer Houck 73 28. Paige Higgins 64 29. Gina Slaby 61 30. Clara Peterson 59 31. Meghan Peyton 52 32. Alissa McKaig 50 33. Alisha Williams 49 34. Linda Somers Smith 43 35. Cassandra Slade 33 36. Kelly Jaske 32 37. Katherine Newberry 29 38. Wendy Thomas 25 39. Ariana Hilborn 24 40. Brianne Nelson 22 41. Diana Bowser 18 42. Teresa McWalters 15 43. Reilly Kiernan 13 44. Amanda Rice 13 45. Erin Nehus 12 46. Kasie Enman 11 47. Robyn Friedman 10 48. Alvina Begay 10 49. Esther Erb 10 50. Erin Moeller 8 51. Brooke Wells 8 52. Camille Herron 8 53. Christine Ramsey 7 54. Caroline White 7 55. Brett Ely 7 56. Kristen Nicolini 6 57. Sheri Piers 5 58. Christa Iammarino 5 59. Jeannette Faber 4 60. Jessica Minty 3 61. Heidi Westover 3 62. Leah Thorvilson 3 63. Mattie Suver 2


Average Winning Time:2:26:10

 


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