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University of La Verne marathon runner reflects after Olympic trials




Lenore Moreno, a graduate student, just finished an outstanding track season. She broke an 32-year-old record for the 5,000-meter. She beat the old record of 16:39.16, with a staggering time of 16:32.85.
Lenore Moreno, a graduate student, just finished an outstanding track season. She broke an 32-year-old record for the 5,000-meter. She beat the old record of 16:39.16, with a staggering time of 16:32.85.
Keenan Gilson, University of La Verne Campus Times

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 LA is in the running to host the 33rd Olympiad in 2024...

It's a few years off - but athletes hoping to make it to the Rio games in just a few months were out pounding the pavement in trials over the weekend.

One of them was marathon runner,  Lenore Moreno. 

The University of La Verne grad student enjoyed an eight month winning streak ...that came to an end at the trials. 

Only the top 3 of the roughly 200 participants get selected to move on from the trials. Moreno placed 13th.

But her journey drew a lot of attention and has inspired many others. 

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