Resides: Bellevue, Washington
College: University of Washington
Olympic Trials qualifier with 28:12 10k, 37th at 2011 World Marathon Championships
Mike Sayenko made his marathon debut at the 2006 California International Marathon where he ran 2:19:45 qualifying him as the youngest runner at the 2008 Olympic Trials (where he finished 29th). Sayenko ran his fastest marathon to date at the 2010 Chicago Marathon where he ran 2:14:27, finishing 10th overall and was the second American to cross the line. His performance qualified him for the 2011 IAAF World Championship Marathon, where he finished 37th. Mike recently qualified for the 2012 Olympic track trials, running a new 10k best of 28:12. His other personal records include 63:52 (half marathon) and 13:49 (5k).