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.

Grandma’s Men

Grandma’s Women

Bjorklund Men

Bjorklund Women

Road to Omaha 5K