Nov. 5, 2015: 3M Half Marathon Seeks US Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifiers to Run 2016 Event

Austin, TX – November 5, 2015 – The 3M Half Marathon ( is seeking American distance runners who have been accepted into the US Olympic Marathon Team Trials to compete in an invitational elite half marathon race on Sunday, January 24, 2016.

“The 3M Half Marathon has an international reputation for speed and beauty. What better venue for our Olympic hopefuls to get in a time trial than here in Austin?” said 3M Half Marathon Race Director, Christina Yamanaka.

The 3M Half Marathon Invitational features a fast, well-supported USA Track & Field sanctioned and certified point-to-point course with a net elevation drop of 306’. The 3M Half Marathon was named by Outside Magazine as one of the 10 most Iconic Races in the U.S. in 2015 and was ranked number one on the Austin Fit Magazines ‘Bucket List’ of 2015 running events. Over 6,500 runners are expected to take part.

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