Meet Fiona O’Keeffe: Olympic Trials Champion And The Future Of American Distance Running

In a shocking debut at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in Orlando, Fiona O’Keeffe not only secured her place in history but also marked the beginning of a new era in American distance running.  Breaking records and defying expectations, O’Keeffe’s victory was the culmination of a remarkable journey from setbacks to Olympic Trials glory. Fiona … Read more

A Bittersweet Achievement: Sara Hall Sets Masters Marathon Record at Olympic Trials

Sara Hall’s career is defined by incredible performances that also feel like painful missed opportunities. She’s finished second in London, just missed an American marathon record by seconds, and set one in the half marathon, only to have it taken away a few months later. And, of course, there are the eight Olympic Trials appearances, … Read more

Fiona O’Keeffe Wins 2024 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials In Her First-Ever Marathon

Snapshot: On Saturday morning, Orlando, Florida became the epicenter of marathon running, hosting the 2024 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials. The women’s race began ten minutes after the men’s race at 10:20 a.m. ET, in the humid Florida heat, with temperatures rising through the 70s throughout the day. The women’s race was predicted to be a … Read more

Training Partners Conner Mantz And Clayton Young Go 1-2 At Olympic Trials Securing Spots On Team USA

Snapshot: For many American marathoners, today was arguably one of the biggest races of their lives: The U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials. The chance to make an Olympic team only comes around once every four years. Today, in the streets of Orlando, two men would realize their dreams and punch their ticket to Paris.  The men’s … Read more

Galen Rupp Winning In Orlando? Our Hot Takes And Predictions For The U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

Jessy: Alright, Michael, it’s a big weekend; we’ve got Olympic trials on tap this Saturday. So I think the obvious favorites coming in the men’s race are Conner Mantz and Clayton Young, the only two who have run the A standard, and on the women’s side, we’ve got Emily Sisson and Keira D’Amato, who are … Read more

How To Watch The 2024 US Olympic Marathon Trials

We’ll be on-site at the 2024 US Olympic Marathon Trials to bring you live updates beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET on Saturday, February 3. Find our live updates here on race morning. What Time Does The Olympic Trials Broadcast Start, And How Can I Live Stream The Races? The 2024 US Olympic Marathon Trials are … Read more

2020 Olympic Marathon Bronze Medalist Molly Seidel Withdraws From Upcoming Olympic Trials This Weekend

Molly Seidel, the surprise bronze medalist from the last Olympic Marathon in Tokyo, announced via Instagram that she is withdrawing from the 2024 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials taking place this Saturday, February 3. Seidel was one of the favorites coming into the weekend with the fifth-fastest qualification time of 2:23:07, which she achieved at the … Read more

Joan Benoit Samuelson And Frank Shorter Discuss The U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

Joan Benoit Samuelson and Frank Shorter are the only two runners to have won BOTH the U.S. Olympic Trials and the subsequent Olympic Marathon. They recently spoke together on the podcast “Running: State of the Sport” hosted by Amby Burfoot and George Hirsch. Here is a condensed and edited version of their comments, presented with permission. Burfoot … Read more

The U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials Winners Are getting a Big Payday

In an exciting announcement for athletes participating in the 2024 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, USA Track and Field (USATF) and the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) recently revealed that the prize money for the event will total an impressive $600,000.  This marks a significant increase from the prize money awarded in the 2020 Trials and aligns … Read more

Breaking Down the Women’s Olympic Marathon Trials Start List

The U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials are set for Saturday, Feb. 3 in Orlando. And although the official Trials website provides individual athlete pages, there was no simple way to scan or search the complete list of Trials entrants. So we decided to build one. We also compiled a nifty chart showing where each runner qualified … Read more