USATF Lowers The Half Marathon Qualifying Standard For 2020 Trials

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

Champions Set To Return To Boston Marathon

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Weekend Recap: Cheserek Cashes In Again, Epic Foot Locker Sprint

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Race Replay: 2018 DII NCAA XC Championship Women's 6k

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Successful Marathon Debut For Donn Cabral In Honolulu

Donn Cabral Takes Fourth In Marathon Debut

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Despite Powerful Winds, Ekiru Comes Close To Honolulu Marathon Record

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2018 Honolulu Marathon Highlights

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Edward Cheserek Wins Fast Kalakaua Merrie Mile In Photo Finish

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2018 Kalakaua Merrie Mile Highlights

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Steeplechaser Donn Cabral To Make Surprise Marathon Debut In Honolulu

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WATCH LIVE: 2018 Footlocker Nationals

Tara Davis Transferring From Georgia

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