asics Greenville Track Club-ELITE - a post-collegiate, Olympic development program
The qualifying standards for the 2016 USA Olympic Marathon Trials have been announced and are slightly more difficult than in the past. For men to achieve the "A" standard, which provides travel expenses, they will have to run under 2:15:00. The "B" standard, which does not provide expenses, is 2:18:00. An athlete may also qualify for the "B" standard with a half-marathon time of under 1:05:00.
For the women the respective times for the "A" standard are 2:37:00 and the "B" standard of 2:43:00. The half-marathon qualifying time is 1:15:00.