Ballew selected as February Athlete of the Month

Olivia Ballew, 30, of Bloomington has been named the USATF Indiana Athlete of the Month for February 2020.  

Ballew ran 2:43:53 to finish 103rd at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon last month in Atlanta.  She entered as the 268th seed of the 456 declared entrants.  Competing on a course described as many as the toughest they have run on and windy conditions, Ballew's time was only 38 seconds shy of her career best time of 2:43:15 run at the 2018 CNO Monumental Marathon.

Ballew, a 2012 graduate of the University of North Carolina, is a PhD Candidate in Genome, Cell, and Developmental Biology at Indiana University.

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