Resides: Windsor, CO
College: Lamar Junior College
2:34:25 Marathon debut
1:13:47 Half Marathon
12th at 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials
Wendy Thomas, 33, has emerged into one of America’s top distance runners since taking up the sport in 2007. A mother of two sons from Windsor, CO, Wendy has no high school or collegiate running background, yet has amassed personal records of 2:34:35 (marathon), 1:13:46 (half marathon) and 34:03 (10k). She credits her coaches at the American Distance Project, Renato Canova and Scott Simmons, for her immediate success and hopes to improve on her 12th place finish at the 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials in 2016.