Thu, 26 February 2015
Dathan Ritzenhein is a three-time Olympian who is working hard to make his fourth Olympic team in 2016. Prior to becoming one of the best professional runners in the U.S. and in the world (with a marathon best of 2:07:47 and a half-marathon best of 60:00) he won both the Footlocker and NCAA titles.
He twice won the Footlocker Cross Country Championships in high school, beating Alan Webb and Ryan Hall his senior year. In 2003, he won the NCAA Division I Championship in a brutal dual with Ryan Hall.