Ryan Hall

Olympian 2008, 2012

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FacebookTwitterName: Ryan Hall
Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: Marathon
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 130
Current Residence: Flagstaff, Arizona
College: Stanford

Olympic Experience:
  • 2008 Olympic Games, 10th place
  • 2012 Olympic Games, Did not finish
Career Highlights:
  • 2008 Olympic Trials Marathon champion
  • 2007 USA Half Marathon champion
  • 2006 USA Cross Country champion
  • 2005 NCAA 5,000m champion
  • American half marathon (59:43) and 20 km (57:54) record holder
  • Three-time NCAA Cross Country All-American
  • Stanford 5,000m record holder

Fun Facts: He became the first American to break the one-hour barrier in the half marathon and broke Mark Curp’s record, which had stood for 21 years, by more than one minute ... The California state champion, Hall held the second fastest high school 1,600m time of 4:00.52 in the country ... Wife Sara (Bei) Hall is also an elite distance runner, who won the 2011 Pan Am Games steeplechase ... The Halls are active with charitable groups such as Team World Vision. They worked on a campaign in 2008 entitled, “More Precious than Gold,” that raised nearly a million dollars to help bring clean water wells and irrigation systems to poor communities in Zambia

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