asics Greenville Track Club-ELITE - a post-collegiate, Olympic development program
ASICS Greenville Track Club-ELITE's Ryan Bugler ran 15:03 to win the Hot Flash 5K road race in Cayce, SC. He took the lead before 3K on the winding course through the the historical and beautiful woodlands of Cayce’s new Timmerman Trail along Congaree Creek. The victory was worth $250. Bugler's ASICS GTC-ELITE teammate, Avery Martin, placed third with a time of 15:26 and earned $100.
GTC-ELITE was established in 2012. The program produced four qualifiers for the 2016 USA Olympic Trials Marathon in Los Angeles. The post-collegiate, Olympic development program is sponsored by ASICS, the 47-year-old Greenville Track Club, ScanSource, Joy Real Estate, generous individual contributors and partnerships with Performance Therapy, Carolina Spine and Rehab, Boston Bill Sunglasses, Roll Recovery products, FinalSurge (on-line training log), The ATI Running Academy, ElliptiGO, NormaTec Recovery Boots, Cocoa Elite recovery products, Stryd Running, DorsiFlex, Coach Bob Williams' Pace Calculator and Synergy Performance (mental performance). The club is a proud member of both the Road Runners Club of America and USATF.