Kim Conley, Molly Huddle, Julia Lucas, 2012 OT 5,000m, photo by PhotoRun.net
Kim Conley made the Olympic team for 5,000 meters with a strong run over the the last fifty meters, as Julia Lucas, who had come so close, faltered. Here is the story that California Track & Running News' Mark Winitz wrote on the Golden stater. Special thanks to Mark Winitz, Christine Johnson, editor of CTRN, and Chuck Bartlett, RN web editor.
Bio: Larry Eder has had a 44 year involvement in the sport of athletics. Larry has experienced the sport as an athlete, coach, magazine publisher and now, journalist and blogger. His first article, on Don Bowden, America's first sub 4 minute miler, was published in RW in 1983. Larry has published several magazines on athletics, from American Track & Field to the U.S. version of Spikes magazine. He currently manages the content and marketing development of the RunningNetwork, The Shoe Addicts and RunBlogRun.
Of RunBlogRun, his daily pilgrimage with the sport, Larry says:
"I have to admit, I love traveling to far away meets, writing about the sport I love, and the athletes I respect, for my readers at runblogrun.com, the most of anything I have ever done, except, maybe running itself."