Well Howdy! How about Joe Moore and his Kansas City Smoke mates! Joe (35) took 3rd overall in the Garry Bjorklund half in an Olympic Trials Qualifying 1:03:22. The rest of the Smoke qualifiers came in the full marathon. Evan Landes (26) 12th in 2:17:08, James Wilson (27) 14th in 2:17:27, and Nate Guthals (28) 20th in 2:18:38. A very talented and young corps of marathoners! Jessi Allen finished 22nd overall in the women’s full with a fine 2:41:34 for her 2020 USA Olympic Trials Marathon mark.
Nell Rojas (31), 2:28:06 led all women including up to Ashley Paulson (37) 45th, 2:44:50 for a whopping 45 Olympic Trials Qualifying performances.
LRC Nebraska sent Cory Logsdon (31) 81st, 2:30:31, Nolan Border (26) 83rd, 2:30:47, and Peter Falcon (29), 2:30:52. In the Garry Bjorklund Half LRCNebraska was well represented with Johnny Rutford (28) 22nd, 1:06:56, Eric Noel (31) 34th, 1:08:43, and Nolan Zimmer (25) 39th, 1:09:22. Our KC Smoke buddy Aaron Davidson (34) 43rd, 1:09:46 also running well.
Seth Hirsch and Taylor Somers reprised their champions roles at the Road to Omaha 5K, complete results below.