2012 Olympic Trials Marathon

The 2012 Olympic trials marathon has great weather today in Houston with clear skies with the temperature between the 40s and 50s during the race.

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Olympic Trials Marathon 2012: Meb Keflezighi Defeats Ryan Hall With Personal Best Marathon Time

The 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials was held in Houston on Saturday and Meb Keflezighi defeated Ryan Hall by running his best marathon time ever. Keflezighi won Saturday with an unofficial time of 2:09:07. Hall finished second and will join Keflezighi and Abdi Abdirahman, who finished third, in the 2012 London Olympics.

Keflezighi also won the silver medal in the 2004 Olympics in Athens and set a personal record back in November in the 2011 NYC Marathon.

Here is your 2012 U.S. men's and women's team for the Olympic marathon in London.

Men's:
Meb Keflezighi
Ryan Hall
Abdi Abdirahman
Alternate: Dathan Ritzenhein

Women's:
Shalane Flangan
Desi Davila
Kara Goucher
Alternate: Amy Hastings

The women's marathon in London will be held on August 5. The men's race will be on August 12.

NBC will be broadcasting the Trials beginning at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday on a condensed tape delay.

For more coverage on the Olympic Trials Marathon and all things running go check out SB Nation's running blog Stride Nation.

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Olympic Trials Marathon Results 2012: Shalane Flanagan Sets Trials Record

The 2012 Olympic marathon trials was held in Houston this Saturday morning and the female winner was Shalane Flanagan who set an Olympic trials record to finish with a time of 2:25:37. The second and third place winners were Desi Davila and Kara Goucher. Davila finished just over two seconds behind Flanagan. Fourth place finisher Amy Hastings will be an alternate for if either of these three are not able to attend.

These three have now qualified for the 2012 London Olympics in August, and it will be the Olympic debut for all three runners in the marathon. Flanagan did compete in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and raced in the 10K and finished in 10th place.

The women's marathon for the 2012 London Olympic Games will be held on Aug. 5.

For more coverage on the Olympic Trials Marathon and all things running go check out SB Nation's running blog Stride Nation.

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Olympic Trials Marathon 2012: TV Coverage And More

Today's Olympic Trials marathon features the top runners from the United States in the men's and women's division with the top three finishers in each division earning a spot in the 2012 London Games. This is also the first time that the men's and women's race is being held in the same city on the same day.


Related: Complete 2012 Olympic marathon coverage

Unless you are in Houston and actually at the marathon the live coverage of this event is sparse.

Start time: Men's division 8 a.m. and women's division 8:15 a.m.

TV: 3:00-5:00 p.m. CT, NBC on tape delay

Streaming: None. It's NBC are you surprised by this?

Even though live coverage on television is delayed and there is no streaming coverage, the marathon does have set up a website to track live results and Runners World has a live chat.

For more coverage on the Olympic Trials Marathon and all things running go check out SB Nation's running blog Stride Nation.

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Olympic Trials Marathon 2012: Weather Forecast, Road Closures And More

The 2012 Olympic trials marathon has great weather today in Houston with clear skies with the temperature between the 40s and 50s during the race.

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