Join Hansons-Brooks runner Desiree Davila and the Brooks Blog Ambassadors for a Twitter chat on training and nutrition on Sept. 18.
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September 12, 2013
January 14, 2012
Desiree Davila, member of the Hansons-Brooks Original Distance Project (ODP), an elite running team sponsored by Brooks, crossed the line at the USA Olympic Marathon Trials, earning herself a place on the 2012 USA Olympic Marathon team. Davila, one of 191 women competing for three spots, clocked in with an official time of 2:25:55. Click [...]
December 27, 2011
“American Almost Wins Boston Marathon!” read a headline after Hansons-Brooks athlete Desi Davila had come within seconds of winning the Boston Marathon. Caroline Kilel won Boston in 2:22:36 with Desi a mere 2 seconds behind her. Now, with the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials less than three weeks away, Desi is determined to run her best [...]
May 17, 2011
Last week, Brooks held our bi-annual company meeting at the beautiful Coeur d’Alene Resort . Before we got down to business each day, Brooks staff (including CEO Jim Weber) met at 5:50 a.m. for a company run. This was my first group run since joining the Brooks team, so I didn’t know what to expect. [...]
April 19, 2011
Desiree Davila fought to the tape to become the first American female finisher and second-place overall female finisher at the 2011 Boston Marathon. Desi clocked in at the official time of 2:22:38, an American women’s course record, making her the third fastest U.S. female marathoner of all time. Only Olympic medalists Joan Benoit Samuelson and [...]
August 26, 2009
Desiree Davila of the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project finished 11th overall and was the 2nd American at the IAAF World Championships last weekend in Berlin! With her time 2:27:53, Desi now has the second fastest marathon time for US women in 2009. Check out her interview below and take notice: Desi has cemented her spot as [...]
October 13, 2008
The Chicago Tribune chats with Hansons-Brooks Distance Project team member Desiree Davila after she finishes fifth in the women’s field at the Chicago Marathon. In her third-ever race at this distance, Davila was the top American woman finisher, with a personal record of 2:31:33. Read the story here. Congratulations, Des!