These three former Redwood Empire high school runners will be competing to make the USA Olympic Marathon team next week.
The 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for the Marathon will take place on February 29 in Atlanta.
The Redwood Empire has three declared athletes ready to toe the starting line and go after their Olympic dreams.
Montgomery High’s Sara “Bei” Hall not only has a chance at making the team but is one of the favorites.
Name Affiliation Mark Status Declaration, High School Sara Hall ASICS 2:22:16 qualified declared, Montgomery 2001 Nicole Lane SRA Elite 2:42:24 qualified declared, El Molino 2012 Nicholas Spector Cal Coast Track Club 2:18:45 qualified declared, Sonoma Valley 2010
On February 29, 2020, the race will be broadcast live on NBC across the country.
Broadcast will begin at 9:00 AM and conclude at noon
Watch on NBC.
700 athletes will toe the line at Centennial Olympic Park Atlanta, GA for the 9:03 am Pacific time men’s start, with the women starting 10 minutes later at 9:13.
A 4-tier grouping for each sex, with the athletes listed alphabetically in each group:
Women’s Top Tier
Sara Hall, Emily Sisson
Women’s Second Tier
Emma Bates, Amy Cragg, Jordan Hasay, Molly Huddle, Desi Linden, Sally Kipyego, Kellyn Taylor
Women’s Third Tier
Stephanie Bruce, Lindsay Flanagan, Roberta Groner, Molly Seidel, Laura Thweatt, Aliphine Tuliamuk
Women’s Fourth Tier
Janet Bawcom, Katy Jermann, Allie Kieffer, Maegan Krifchin, Samantha Palmer, Nell Rojas, Sarah Sellers, Jaci Smith, Taylor Ward
For both Men and Women:
1st – $60,000
2nd – $50,000
3rd – $40,000
4th – $25,000
5th – $17,000
6th – $13,000
7th – $11,500
8th – $10,000
9th – $8,000
10th – $5,500