Ruhlman and Niemiec Compete in U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials
By Abigail Hintz
Cedarville alumni Joe Niemiec and Katie Ruhlman competed in the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials on Feb. 29 in Atlanta, Georgia. Only the top three men and women qualified for this summer's Olympics in Tokyo, and neither alum qualified. However, they both put up impressive performances.
The weather added some difficulty to the course. Though temperatures were in the upper 40s, winds got up to 20 mph.
Niemiec finished with a time of 2:27:50. He placed 123rd out of 175 runners ...