"I told her to just trust her instincts and believe in herself." – Coach Ritz
Alicia Monson hit the Olympic Standard with her 10k, becoming the 9th fastest female in US history in a time of 31:10.
Pro 10k debut, Olympic Standard, and 9th fastest women’s 10k time in US history? Seems like a decent start to the 2021 season to me!
Teammate Joe Klecker also made his 10k debut, running an impressive 27:35 – just seven second shy of an Olympic Standard. He took to Instagram to share his thoughts on the race and the support he received from Coach Dathan Ritzenhein: