Oregon’s Max King Man For All Terrain

King named Athlete of the Week

– Max King has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week
after winning the USA Marathon Trail Championships on Saturday in
Ashland, Ore.

Only six days after finishing 18th in the ING NYC
Marathon, King won his first national title in completing the Lithia
Loop Marathon in 2 hours 40 minutes 23 seconds. His time broke Jeff
Caba’s course record by two minutes. King’s finishing time in New York
City was 2:19:11.

Now in its eighth year, USATF’s Athlete of the
Week program is designed to recognize outstanding performers at all
levels of the sport. USATF names a new honoree each week and features
the athlete on the USATF website. Selections are based on top
performances and results from the previous week.


January 6, Mason Finley; January 13, Amber Campbell; January 20, Josh
Cox; January 27, German Fernandez; February 3, Ashton Eaton; February
10, Shalane Flanagan; February 17, Galen Rupp; February 24, Dexter
Faulk; March 3, Terrence Trammell; March 10, Diana Pickler; March 17,
Galen Rupp; March 24, Sumi Onodera-Leonard; March 31, German Fernandez;
April 7, Cyrus Hostetler; April 14, Curtis Beach; April 21, Kara
Goucher; April 28, Mason Finley; May 5, Chris Derrick; May 12, Natalie
Willer; May 19, Will Claye; May 26, Nadine O’Connor; June 2, Tyson Gay;
June 9, Dwight Phillips; June 16, Galen Rupp; June 23, Kami Semick;
June 30, Dawn Harper; July 7, Raevyn Rogers; July 14, Ryan Crouser;
July 28, Anton Krupicka; August 11, Rita Hanscom; August 19, Christian
Cantwell; August 26, Trey Hardee; September 1, Dathan Ritzenhein;
September 9, Sanya Richards; September 15, Carmelita Jeter; September
23, Tyson Gay; Jamie Donaldson; October 7, Meb Keflezighi; October 14,
Dathan Ritzenhein; October 21, Amy Palmiero-Winters; October 27, Sean
; November 3 Meb Keflezighi; November 11, Max King.

About USA Track & Field
Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and
field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States.
USATF encompasses the world’s oldest organized sports, some of the
most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the #1 high school and
junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult
runners in the United States.
For more information on USATF, visit

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