Poll: Who Will Win The U.S. Women’s Half Marathon Championship?

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Jan. 28, 2011

No Shalane, no Kara, no Deena–no problem! While most of the focus is on the men’s race, let’s not forget the ladies will be running for a national championship, too. Olympian Magdalena Lewy Boulet appears to be the favorite on paper, but she’s heavy into the mileage right now for April’s London Marathon. Serena Burla finished second here last year in 1:10:08, and Katie McGregor, whose been quiet of late, is also worth keeping an eye on, as is the wily veteran, Jen Rhines.

So we’re asking you, our readers: Who ya got?

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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