It’s Official: Galen Rupp and the Desi Davila the Favorites for the 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials

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by LetsRun.com
February 13, 2016

LetsRun.com nation has spoken and Galen Rupp and Desi Davila are the favorites for the 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials.

We’ve tabulated the votes in our $200,106 LRC Running Warehouse Prediction Contest (get your votes in until the race starts) and most of you pick Galen Rupp and Desi Davila to win.

However, in the case of Galen Rupp, many of you think he will win or drop out, so Dathan Ritzenhein has the most number of votes in the poll. So more of you think Ritz will finish in the top 3 than Rupp.

On the women’s side, Desi Linden is the favorite over Shalane Flanagan.

All the LetsRun.com Olympic Marathon Trials Coverage is here. Foll the live thread here.

LRC Running Warehouse Prediction Contest Men’s Predictions
1. Dathan Ritzenhein (347) – 2:09:45 9653
2. Galen Rupp (549) – 1:01:20 9396
3. Meb Keflezighi (135) – 2:08:37 8276
4. Luke Puskedra (75) – 2:10:24 7908
5. Bobby Curtis (5) – 2:11:20 3929
6. Elkanah Kibet (16) – 2:11:31 3527
7. Jared Ward (8) – 2:12:56 3505
8. Diego Estrada (7) – 1:00:51 3443
9. Sam Chelanga (15) – 1:02:59 3132
10. Jeffrey Eggleston (3) – 2:10:52 2048
11. Nick Arciniaga (2) – 2:11:47 1856
12. Matthew Llano – 2:12:28 1442
13. Fernando Cabada (1) – 2:11:36 1412
14. Tyler Pennel (1) – 2:13:32 932
15. Shadrack Biwott – 2:12:55 579
16. Scott Bauhs (1) – 1:02:23 389
17. Craig Leon – 2:13:53 361
18. Ben Bruce – 1:02:28 341
19. Jacob Riley – 2:13:16 300
20. Brett Gotcher – 2:17:16 205
Others receiving votes: 21. Jonathan Grey (1:02:47) 198 22. Sean Quigley (2:13:30) 193 23. Scott Smith (2:14:40) 134 24. Timothy Ritchie (2:14:49) 129 25. Christopher Zablocki (2:15:39) 84 26. Sergio Reyes (2:13:34) 63 27. Patrick Smyth (1:03:00) 56 28. Gabe Proctor (2:13:45) 48 29. Mike Morgan (2:14:40) 46 30. Max King (2:17:32) 43 31. Tyler McCandless (2:15:26) 40 32. Brendan Martin (2:15:30) 39 33. Craig Curley (2:15:15) 31 34. Pat Rizzo (2:15:53) 25 35. Tim Young (2:14:40) 20 36. Carlos Trujillo (2:16:49) 19 37. Sean Keveren (1:02:52) 17 38. Stephan Shay (2:18:08) 16 39. David Laney (2:17:02) 16 40. Luke Humphrey (2:16:34) 16 41. Daniel Tapia (2:17:14) 16 42. Tyler Andrews (2:16:59) 15 43. Malcolm Richards (2:15:48) 9 44. Jonas Hampton (2:15:58) 8 45. Eric Ashe (2:17:06) 8 46. Curtis Begley (2:17:37) 7 47. Tony Migliozzi (2:17:27) 7 48. Dan Vassallo (2:17:28) 5 49. Jonathan Mott (2:18:12) 5 50. Jeremy Freed (2:15:50) 5 51. Scott MacPherson (2:16:02) 5 52. Jed Christiansen (2:18:56) 5 53. Bret Fransen (2:17:38) 4 54. John Dewitt (2:17:38) 4 55. Benjamin Zywicki (2:18:35) 4 56. Blair Teal (2:18:53) 4 57. Bennett Grimes (2:18:47) 3 58. Zach Ripley (2:18:26) 3 59. Matthew Fecht (2:18:19) 3 60. Tyler Jermann (2:18:35) 2 61. Brian Harvey (2:17:05) 2 62. Chris Lemon (2:18:06) 2 63. Ethan Shaw (2:17:26) 2 64. Nathan Martin (2:15:47) 2 65. Jesse Cherry (2:16:34) 2 66. Fidele Jefferson (2:15:19) 2 67. Matt Pelletier (2:17:02) 2 68. Chris Chavez (2:17:07) 1 69. Drew Polley (2:17:23) 1 70. Eric Loeffler (2:16:50) 1 71. Josh Eberly (2:18:11) 1
Women’s Predictions
1. Desiree Linden (622) – 2:23:54 10307
2. Shalane Flanagan (455) – 2:21:14 10170
3. Amy Cragg (20) – 2:27:03 7906
4. Kara Goucher (5) – 2:37:03 5126
5. Sara Hall (3) – 2:31:14 4726
6. Kellyn Taylor (2) – 2:28:40 4510
7. Serena Burla – 2:28:01 3943
8. Annie Bersagel (4) – 2:28:29 3560
9. Janet Bawcom (1) – 1:10:46 1645
10. Misiker Demissie Demissie (1) – 2:29:02 1579
11. Adriana Nelson – 2:31:15 1534
12. Rebecca Wade – 2:30:41 1506
13. Clara Santucci – 2:31:39 764
14. Lindsay Scherf – 2:32:19 661
15. Esther Atkins – 2:33:15 384
16. Maegan Krifchin – 2:33:30 367
17. Lindsay Flanagan – 2:33:12 265
18. Brianne Nelson – 2:34:24 258
19. Wendy Thomas – 2:32:49 197
20. Melissa White – 2:32:37 184
Others receiving votes: 21. Rachel Ward (1:12:23) 165 22. Kristen Zaitz (2:32:48) 130 23. Dot McMahan (2:34:49) 100 24. Megan Hogan (1:12:12) 93 25. Andie Cozzarelli (1:12:51) 87 26. Laura Portis (2:33:42) 83 27. Alana Hadley* (2:38:34) 82 28. Renee Baillie (2:34:17) 81 29. Colleen DeRueck (2:39:22) 72 30. Tera Moody (2:39:32) 63 31. Sarah Cummings (2:34:47) 49 32. Addie Bracy (2:35:55) 44 33. Caitlin Comfort (2:35:29) 40 34. Hilary Dionne (2:34:45) 39 35. Heather Lieberg (2:34:09) 35 36. Katie DiCamillo (2:37:59) 31 37. Leonora Petrina (2:39:59) 29 38. Kara Lubieniecki (2:35:25) 27 39. Lauren Jimison (2:34:38) 23 40. Susanna Sullivan (2:35:37) 18 41. Laurie Knowles (2:36:29) 13 42. Kaitlin Gregg-Goodman (2:39:29) 12 43. Alia Gray (2:39:43) 12 44. Michelle Lilienthal (2:34:49) 11 45. Obsie Birru (2:36:53) 11 46. Emily Gordon (2:39:58) 11 47. Christina Murphy (2:39:15) 10 48. Nicole Camp (2:37:37) 8 49. Taylor Ward (2:38:32) 7 50. Andrea Walkonen (2:37:06) 6 51. Kimi Reed (2:38:34) 6 52. Anna Weber (2:38:41) 6 53. Meghan Peyton (2:38:57) 6 54. Allison Maxson (2:39:16) 6 55. Jeannette Faber (2:38:32) 4 56. Laura Paulsen (2:39:54) 4 57. Sheri Piers (2:38:33) 3 58. Tori Tyler (2:38:48) 3 59. Elizabeth Herndon (2:39:21) 3 60. Erica Jesseman (2:38:12) 2 61. Claudia Becque (2:39:14) 2 62. Jenelle Deatherage (2:39:59) 2
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