Olympic Marathon Trials

Olympic Marathon Trials

December 03, 2023

Breaking: USATF May Not Follow Trials Results For 3rd Men's Spot + The US Is No Longer Guaranteed 3 Olympic Men's Marathoners

Based on today's Valencia results, Scott Fauble is going fall out of the World's Top 64 and USATF's selection criteria states, "In the case that USATF is not able to select a full team of Qualified Athletes from the Selection Event...the U.S. will fill any unfilled quota positions with Qualified Athletes based on their rank order on the Road to Paris rank list following the close of the qualification period on May 5, 2024." So we are reading that to mean that unless 3rd placer at the Trials is under 2:08:10, the 3rd US team member will be the one with the highest world rank and not the one who finishes third. *MB Breaking: It appears USATF won't honor order of finish at marathon trials for 3rd men's spot - will go with World Rank instead!
September 20, 2023

Scott Fauble Is Aiming for the Olympic Standard at Berlin Marathon

"I don’t think that me running in the 2:07s is a huge stretch of the imagination," said Fauble who also took a shot at the USATF leadership. "
April 28, 2022

Are the US Olympic Marathon Trials Broken? Examining the Business Model of America's Greatest Marathon

As USATF searches for a bidder for the 2024 Trials, those in charge of recent Olympic Marathon Trials in Houston and Atlanta believe the Trials' financial model is unsustainable. Will anything change?
February 19, 2020

Olympic Marathon Trials Question of Day: Which Man Has the Best Shot to Make the Team (Other Than Galen Rupp)?

Fauble. Ward. Korir. Who's the odd man out in Atlanta?