Resides: Salinas, CA
College: UC Santa Cruz
24th at Olympic Trials Marathon (2:15:28)
Daniel Tapia is a native of Salinas, CA and a 2008 graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz. He recently finished 24th in the Olympic Marathon Trials in a new personal best of 2:15:28. He has run 1:04:23 for the half marathon and 14:17 for the 5k on the roads. Daniel is affiliated with the Sacramento Running Association, which provides support to young American elite athletes hoping to make US teams in international competitions.