2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials

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Atlanta, GA
February 29, 2020
Amy Cragg and Shalane Flanagan looked to be out on a training run until the heat started to take its toll on Flanagan. Cragg cruised to the victory, Desi Linden ran like a pro to take second, and Shalane Flanagan held on ahead of Kara Goucher for third.
Rupp (2:11:12), Keflezighi (2:12:20) and Ward (2:13:00) is your team to Rio as Luke Puskedra (2:14:12) and Tyler Pennel (2:14:57) just miss out.
A little love was lost between Meb and Galen during the race. We try and explain what happened.

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No American marathon is more compelling than the Olympic Marathon Trials. But if USATF and the IAAF don't act, the drama and intrigue of the Trials could be destroyed in 2020. Please take 30 seconds to tweet, post, and share about this issue with the tags @USATF, @iaaforg, @USOC, @nbcsports, and #savethetrials. We couldn't care less if you share this article -- we just want awareness to the issue in general. Write your own article and we'll reshare it.

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RRW: Amy Cragg And US Marathon Champ Brogan Austin Win Road To Gold 8-Mile Road Race On Atlanta's Marathon Trials Course

Cragg ran 43:23 (5:25 pace) to win the "one-time test event" to win the women's race easily while Austin ran 38:07 (4:46 pace) to beat out Jared Ward (38:17) and Parker Stinson (38:25). Both winners commented on how tough and hilly the course was.

What You Need to Know on the 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials Course -- With Elevation Charts

Want an elevation chart of the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials course? We've got one.

Atlanta Track Club Unveils 2020 US Olympic Trials Marathon Course

The course consists of three 6-mile loops and one 8.2-mile loop and includes 1,000 feet of elevation gain.

History of Prize Money at the Olympic Marathon Trials

Last week it was announced that the 2020 Marathon Trials will be hosted by the Atlanta Track Club in Atlanta, Georgia and that with "B" qualifiers getting their travel paid for, more money will go back to the athletes. The more inclusive approach of this year's Trials inspired us to go back and look at what the past Olympic Marathon Trials did in terms of paying prize money.