In this month’s Advocate magazine we spotlighted Dawn Grunnagle, the former Merriman Park Elementary teacher who is training for the Olympic trials marathon.

Read the full story here.

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Looks like her training is on track. This past weekend she was the first American finisher at the super-competitive All-American City 10k in Edinburg, Texas. She covered the 6.2 -mile distance in less than 35 minutes. The race ranks in the top five nationally for elite times and prize money.

See her speed across the finish line at 12:30: video by Jose Luis Iniguez