asics Greenville Track Club-ELITE - a post-collegiate, Olympic-development program
ASICS Greenville Track Club-ELITE athletes Mark Leininger and Dylan Hassett lead the 2016 South Carolina Road Race Rankings released on October 2.
Hassett is in her second year with ASICS GTC-ELITE and previously qualified for and competed in the 2016 USA Olympic Team Marathon Trials in Los Angeles. She won Greenville's TD Bank Reedy River Run 10K in April, which is one of the state's most competitive road races. She is a 2015 graduate of the College of William & Mary, where she was a standout in both cross country and track.
Dylan's teammates, Kate Dodds and Kimberly Ruck, are ranked second and fourth, respectively.
Leininger is a graduate of American University in Washington, DC and is in his second year with the post-collegiate, Olympic development program. Earlier this year, similar to Hassett, he also qualified for and competed in the 2016 USA Olympic Team Marathon Trials in Los Angeles. He has a personal best of 29:28 for 10,000 meters on the track and half-marathon personal best of 1:04:26
GTC-ELITE produced four qualifiers for the 2016 USA Olympic Trials Marathon in Los Angeles and is sponsored by ASICS, the Greenville Track Club, Performance Therapy, Greenville Health System, ScanSource, Soleus Running Watches, Boston Bill Sunglasses, Roll Recovery, FinalSurge, Joy Real Estate, The TD Bank Foundation, The Kroc Center, Carolina Spine and Rehab, The ATI Running Academy, ElliptiGO, the Bare Minimum Track Club and generous individual contributors.