ASICS GTC-ELITE began 2019 with competitions in Clemson and Greenville, SC.
- Ryan Bugler placed third in the 3,000 meters event in the Orange & Purple Elite meet at the Clemson Indoor Track facility on Friday afternoon. The 2016 NCAA DIII champion in the 3,000-meter Steeplechase, while a student at St. John's University in Minnesota, cut almost six seconds from his previous personal best. After covering the first kilometer in fifth place at 2:47.70, Bugler ran very consistent laps on the 200-meter banked oval and passed two-kilometers at 5:33.5 before finishing with a time of 8:19.21.
- Joe Niemiec ran 14:53 to win the 41st edition of the Greenville News Run Downtown 5K. It was Niemiec's first competition as a member of the post-collegiate, Olympic development program as he relocated to Greenville from Michigan to join the program in October. He took the lead after a first mile of 4:55 and ran alone for the remainder of the course though downtown Greenville.
- ASICS Greenville Track Club-ELITE's Eddie Garcia ran 2:18:50 to best the 2:19:00 qualifying standard to be eligible for the 2020 Olympic Games athletes the Chevron Houston Marathon. Running almost perfectly even half-marathon splits of 1:09:26 and 1:09:24, he placed 22nd overall in a very elite field of international athletes. He was the seventh USA citizen to finish.