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The U.S. Women earning a spot on the team at the Olympic Marathon Trials
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U.S. Women's Olympic Marathon Trials
1984 to 2016
Spokane, WA 5-12-1984
1 Joan Benoit 2:31:04
2 Julie Brown 2:31:41
3 Julie Isphording 2:32:26

Pittsburgh, PA 5-1-1988
1 Margaret Groos 2:29:50
2 Nancy Ditz 2:30:14
3 Cathy O'Brien 2:30:18

Houston, TX 1-26-1992
1 Janis Klecker 2:30:12
2 Cathy O'Brien 2:30:26
3 Francie Larrieu-Smith 2:30:39

Columbia, SC 2-10-1996
1 Jenny Spangler 2:29:54
2 Linda Somers 2:30:06
3 Anne Marie Lauck 2:31:18

Columbia, SC 2-26-2000
1 Christine Clark* 2:33:31
2 Kristy Johnston 2:35:36
3 Anne Marie Lauck 2:36:05
*only Christine met the Olympic
time standard and was the only
U.S. woman to run in Sydney

St. Louis, MO 4-3-2004
1 Colleen De Reuck 2:28:25
2 Deena Kastor 2:29:38
3 Jen Rhines 2:29:57

Boston, MA Sunday 4-20-2008
1 Deena Kastor 2:29:35
2 Magdalena Lewy Boulet 2:30:19
3 Blake Russell 2:32:40

what I predicted for...
Houston, TX Saturday 1-14-2012
1 Shalane Flanagan 2:26:59
2 Desiree Davila 2:28:15
3 tbd 2:29:05
4 tbd 2:29:xx
5 tbd 2:30:xx

actual results...
1 Shalane Flanagan 2:25:38
2 Desiree Davila 2:25:55
3 Kara Goucher 2:26:06
4 Amy Hastings 2:27:17
5 Janet Cherobon-Bawcom 2:29:45

New York City, NY Saturday 11-7-2015
1 Ilsa Paulson 2:27:30
2 a woman who has yet to run a marathon
3 ........................ 2:29:30

Los Angeles, CA Sat. 2-13-2016
1 Amy Cragg 2:28:20
2 Desiree Linden 2:28:54
3 Shalane Flanagan 2:29:19

Los Angeles Trials,
Saturday February 13th 2016
Complete list of finishers in 2016.
The Association of Road Racing Statisticians
Thanks to Ken Young and others at ARRS for compiling these race results.
Twin Cities Marathon 10/04/09
Several of the women I coach earned a qualifying time for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials.
Boston Trials,
Sunday April 20th 2008
Complete list of finishers in 2008.
Houston Marathon
Not everyone ran the USATF National Half Marathon Championships.
10th place at L.A. and official results say,
Yes...she made it!
From Boston April 2008, Photo c/o Victah Sailer and PhotoRun.
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Women's Marathon Trials 1984-2004
The list is not complete (as advertised), but it is the most detailed online.