The defending champion and a 2004 Olympic bronze medalist, the 38-year-old Kastor will have her hands full with the most competitive women’s Olympic Marathon Trials field in history. After giving birth to her first child last year, Kastor has effectively raced her way back into shape, winning the Dodge Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon last October in 1:11:48. Will that fitness be enough to make her fourth Olympic team? We’ll find out on January 14.
FILED UNDER: Features / Inside The Magazine / Race Coverage TAGS: Amy Hastings / Brett Gotcher / Dathan Ritzenhein / Deena Kastor / Desiree Davila / Galen Rupp / Jason Hartmann / Kara Goucher / Magdalena Lewy-Boulet / Meb Keflezighi / Race Preview / Ryan Hall / Shalane Flanagan / U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials