asics Greenville Track Club-ELITE - a post-collegiate, Olympic development program
ASICS Greenville Track Club-ELITE's Avery Martin ran a personal best of 4:04.42 to place third in the Atlanta Track Club's Wingfoot Elite Mile on Tuesday evening. On a warm evening at the Emory University track complex, Martin ran in the pack behind the early pacesetters and settled into fourth position by 1,000 meters. He passed fellow Greenvillian James Quattlebaum over the final 100 meters to take third. Quattlebaum, who led after the pacers retired, ran 4:05.36. The Atlanta Track Club's Dylan Capwell won in 4:03.85 with his ATC teammate Edward Kemboi second at 4:04.40.
GTC-ELITE was established in 2012. The program produced four qualifiers for the 2016 USA Olympic Trials Marathon in Los Angeles and one qualifier for the 2019 Pam American Games Marathon in. Lima, Peru. 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, Coach Bob Williams Pace Calculator, DorsiFlex and Synergy Performance (mental performance). The club is a proud and active member of both the Road Runners Club of America and USATF.