This is it! The U.S. Olympic Team Marathon Trials are officially around the corner. Whether you cheer with us in Atlanta or in your hometown, we're beyond proud of all our qualifiers. Get to know a little about each woman here, and enjoy below some fun stats and numbers on all our racers as a group. Atlanta, here we come!!
Carmen Pelar Graves, Haute Volée Steeplechaser, shares her unconventional journey from Division III soccer player to professional running. Overcoming challenges, lack of sponsorship, and a hiatus from the sport, Carmen's story emphasizes the importance of self-discovery, resilience, and embracing individual paths to athletic success.
From overcoming insecurities about her limb difference to finding purpose and community in Paratriathlon, Leah Kaplan story is a testament to the transformative power of embracing authenticity.
Let’s raise a toast this holiday season and cheers to women investing in themselves. When women are fulfilled, they can change the world for the better, one human, one day, and one cause, at a time.