My coaching advice, lessons and lectures have helped countless long distance runners reach that next level.
Did you have Olympic sized aspirations for London 2012?
Your chance is next... For those collegiate athletes and soon to be post-collegiate athletes the time to plan for 2020 is now.
Rio de Janeiro will be hot and humid, Tokyo will be more fun. Are you ready for some fun?
You can prepare for that by getting in a good time in 2017.
If you are young (under 25) your time will come in Tokyo in 2020.
Nanning - CHN
October 16th 2010
19th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships
was 22 days before the NYC Marathon.
November 7th 2010 NYC hosted US Women Marathoners
Results from the USATF Women's National Marathon Championship.
Daegu, S. Korea
August 2011
It all happened in South Korea as they hosted the 13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics.
The bad news is both the Women's 10km and Marathon were run on the same day...
Saturday August 27th
Full Marathon Results
October 2011
Mexico hosted the Pan Am Games.
Three cities bid to host the 2012 U.S. Women's Olympic Marathon Trials
We have a winner!
USATF decides on...
Houston in 2012

Saturday January 14th 2012
They are here!
Full Marathon Results!

London Olympics 2012
Sunday August 5th 2012
11:00am GMT, the Women's Olympic Marathon.

2012 Olympic Marathon
News of the Marathon route through London.
Women's Olympic Marathon Results
Shalane in 10th, Kara in 11th

Moscow 2013
Russia hosts the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Athletics.
Women's Moscow Marathon Result
Deena in 9th, Dorothy in 18th, Jeannette in 23rd

2014 National Marathon Championships.
Back to Minneapolis-St. Paul October 5th 2014.

2015 Championship Calendar
Run in some USATF National Championship Races.

The 17th Pan American Games
are to take place July 10 to July 26, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials finished in downtown L.A..
Good to see you in L.A. Saturday February 13th 2016.

2016 Olympics in South America
In less than 150 days, 3 American women will be running the marathon in Rio de Janeiro.

2017 IAAF World Championships in Athletics
London gets to host the world again in T&F.

2020 Olympics
The Women's Marathon is Sunday August 2nd 2020. Expect it to be warm, but it probably won't be as uncomfortable as Rio in 2016.

Tokyo 1964. Tokyo 2020.
Over 2,300 days away. You may be a college Junior or Senior and not yet run a marathon, but now is the time to think about your future in the marathon. You have six years to peak and run a sub 2:30 marathon. Your marathon in 2019 and 2020 representing the U.S. of A.
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