Green and Seidel started off teammates and friends, but when Seidel left their club team, Green offered to send her some workouts, with no plans on making it permanent. He didn't have prior coaching experience, wasn't certified and only got into the post-race press conference at the Trials on a loophole.
Levins says he wants to go to another Olympics and it's too early to say if he'll be going in the marathon. *Canadian Running Magazine article
Symmonds says he wants to break 3-hours in Honolulu as Danny Mackey say'd he'd be surprised if he ran slower than 3:15 and surprised if he ran faster than 2:45.
Hasay says her favorite marathon workout is a 20-mile long run and her least favorite is a 800/300 workout at faster than race pace which always feel "absolutely horrible.”
After some downtime, Huddle will turn her focus to training for 2017 Worlds in the 10,000m.
Since winning Olympic gold in Rio, triathlete Gwen Jorgensen has been training for her marathon debut in NYC. While she's not making any bold predictions, it'll be interesting to see how she fares.
Talam was instructed to take the field through 35K at 2:06 pace, but by the time he got to that point, the field had all dropped off.
Mottram was through halfway in 1:07, but felt apart after that. ."It was a tough, long day for me. But I came to London to run a marathon and I finished it. *Discuss
Hay will be among those fighting for a spot on the UK team for Rio.
Overall not too well, although Galen Rupp and 5th place Janet Cherobon-Bawcom were notable exceptions.
*MB: Who was the top finisher that qualified with a half?
Chelanga got his US citizenship at the end of last year and will make his marathon debut at the Trials.
Holmes won 1500 and 800 Olympic gold in 2004.
She was planning on running the OT when she qualified at the Philadelphia Half with a 69:58, but didn’t recover fast enough to feel confident for a February debut.
He and Mary Keitany will try to defend their titles, while OTC's Sally Kipyego will make her marathon debut. She has been training in Kenya since June and hopes to make the Kenyan marathon squad for Rio.
She hopes her strong XC background will help her on the hills of NY. She's making her debut a lot earlier than she originally planned, and regardless of the outcome, will probably stick to the track for the 2016 Olympic Trials.