Galen Rupp
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U.S. Olympic trials marathon

Galen Rupp

Galen Rupp of Portland, Ore., celebrates his victory after crossing the finish line in the U.S. Olympic men’s marathon trial on Saturday in downtown Los Angeles.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Galen Rupp, Keara Rupp

U.S. Olympic men’s marathon champion Galen Rupp hugs his wife Keara. Rupp, the 2012 Olympic silver medalist at 10,000 meters, was running in his first marathon Saturday.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Meb Keflezighi

Meb Keflezighi celebrates at the finish line after placing second in the U.S. Olympic men’s marathon trial on Saturday. Keflezighi will become the first American to run in four Olympic marathons.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Amy Cragg

Amy Cragg of Portland Ore., crosses the finish line in the U.S. Olympic women’s marathon trial well ahead of the runner-up on Saturday in downtown L.A.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Amy Cragg, Desiree Linden

Winner Amy Cragg (in visor) hugs runner-up Desiree Linden of Washington Township, Mich., after the U.S. Olympic women’s marathon trial.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Olympic marathon trials

Elite runners lead the pack at the start of the U.S. Olympic men’s marathon trial in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday. There were 160 runners in the competition.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Meb Keflezighi, Galen Rupp, Tyler Pennel

Galen Rupp leads Tyler Pennel and Meb Keflezighi as they pass a water station during the U.S. Olympic men’s marathon trials on Saturday.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Olympic marathon trials

Eventual winner Galen Rupp, left, and runner-up Meb Keflezighi, second from left, round the turn at the intersection of Chick Hearn Ct. and 11th St. during the U.S. Olympic men’s marathon trial in downtown Los Angeles.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Meb Keflezighi

Meb Keflezighi poses for a selfie with a fan after finishing second in the U.S. Olympic men’s marathon trial on Saturday.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Meb Keflezighi

Meb Keflezighi waves an American flag as he heads toward the finish line and a second-place finish in the U.S. Olympic men’s marathon trial on Saturday. Keflezighi won a silver medal in the 2004 Olympic Games.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Amy Cragg, Shalane Flanagan

Steve Edwards carries his wife, Shalane Flanagan, after she fell to the ground in exhaustion following her third-place finish in the U.S. Olympic women’s marathon trial on Saturday. Training partner Amy Cragg, who won the race, was the first to arrive at her side as Flanagan crossed the finish line.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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