Impalas in the News - 2012
Running Times - California Girls
"San Francisco's Impala Racing Team is sending 14 sub-elite runners — roughly 6 percent of the field — to the women's U.S. Olympic trials marathon."
San Francisco Chronicle - S.F.'s Lisbet Sunshine to compete in Olympic trial
Runnersfeed.com - Michelle Rose Meyer Qualified for Trials with Thirteen of her Teammates
RunnersFeed.com - Megan Daly Saves Lives By Day And Trains For The Olympic Trials By Night
Flint Journal / MLive.com - Warrior Dash No. 1 on list of top Flint-area running stories in 2011
"When Erin O'Mara and Ashley Carroll qualified for the U.S. Olympic women's marathon trials in a last-chance race in Sacramento, Calif., the number of Flint-area high school graduates to qualify reached four."
Running Times (Jan/Feb 2012) - Masters of the Year
Honorable Mentions: Verity Breen, Midori Sperandeo, Lisbet Sunshine, JoAnne Rowland.
January - US Marathon Olympic Trials - Sent 14 qualifiers to the trials, with many impressive finishes, including one finishing in the top 20!!
Brooke Wells 2:36:24 (19th), Ashley Carroll 2:44:29 (72nd), Madeline Kramer 2:45:11 (79th), Michelle Meyer 2:45:52 (84th), Mary Coordt 2:46:18 (90th, 5th master), Lisbet Sunshine 2:46:20 (91st, 6th master), Midori Sperandeo 2:47:14 (99th, 7th master), Rachel Niehuus 2:48:13 (106th), Megan Daly 2:52:09 (127th), Sarah Lee 3:00:08 (146th), Jaymee Marty 3:07:32 (152nd)
January - Houston Marathon and Half Marathon Team Competion - Half Marathon team got 1st place overall for the team competition, 1st in the Half competition and 1st in the Open competition. The Mixed Team (full, half, 5k) came in 2nd in the Mixed competition.
April - Boston Marathon Team Competition - 6th place in record heat
June - Tahoe Relays - 1st place finish