USATF Lowers The Half Marathon Qualifying Standard For 2020 Trials

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Today, USATF announced the qualifying standards for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials: Marathon and selection procedures in place for 2018 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships.

2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials: Marathon

Qualifying "A" Standard
2:15:00 Men (Same as 2016)
2:37:00 Women (Same as 2016)

Qualifying "B" Standard
2:19:00 Men (Same as 2016)
2:45:00 Women (Same as 2016)

Qualifying Half Marathon "B" Standard
1:04:00 Men (1 minute faster than 2016)
1:13:00 Women (2 minutes faster than 2016)

Qualifying Window:
09/01/2017 - 01/19/2020 for marathon qualifying times
09/01/2018 - 01/19/2020 for half marathon qualifying times

Auto Qualifiers:
2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Members
2017 USATF Marathon Champion
2017 IAAF World Championship Marathon (Top Three Finish)
2018 USATF Marathon Champion
2018 USATF Running Circuit Champion
2019 USATF Running Circuit Champion
2019 USATF Marathon Championships (Top Six Finish)
2019 IAAF World Championship Marathon (Top Three Finish)

FULL QUALIFYING PROCEDURE 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials: Marathon
FULL QUALIFYING PROCEDURE 2018 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

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