The Olympic Trials for the marathon were held last weekend. Rupp, an Olympic silver medalist in the 10,000 meters, won it and it was his first marathon. One has to qualify to run in the Olympic Trials but he met the met the qualifying standard by running the half marathon under the standard. Meb K beat father of time and made the team. He is 40 years old. That says something about the depth of the sport but Meb K is a stud. He has won the Boston Marathon the year after bombing and the New York Marathon and has a Olympic silver medal for the marathon.