New USA Olympian in the women’s marathon qualified for 2020 games in her first marathon, the US Olympic Trials


She steps to the staring line in her first attempt to compete in a marathon, 26.2 miles, and crosses the finish line in second place after being given a stars-and-stripes flag as she earned a spot on the Olympic Team.

About the author 

Mark Rauterkus

Swim, SKWIM and Water Polo coach and publisher in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Executive Director of SKWIM USA, a nonprofit advocate organization and webmaster to the International Swim Coaches Association. Head varsity and middle-school swim coach for The Ellis School. Former candidate for public office on multiple occasions.

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