When the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Los Angeles take place on Saturday, Boulder, Colo.-based Newton Running will have some of its sponsored athletes competing.
The brand announced it would have three of its Newton Running Elite team athletes competing in the trials. The runners who will compete are 33-year-old Fernando Cabada, 29-year-old Tyler McCandless, and 28-year-old Amanda Scott.
“We are extremely proud to be a part of journey for Fernando, Amanda, and Tyler. For several years, they have been part of the Newton Running family and we wish them the best in their race on Saturday,” said Yo Schmidt, director of athletes and events at Newton Running, in a statement.
The three runners will hit the course in the Newton Distance Elite. The shoe is available for men and women and retails for $155.
Cabada, of Fresno, Calif., has a best marathon time of 2:11:36; McCandless, of Boulder, Colo., has a best marathon time of 2:16:46, Racing in the Newton Distance; and Scott, of Boulder, Colo., has a best marathon time of 2:44:10.
The race kicks-off for men at 10:06 a.m. PST and for women at 10:22 a.m. PST. Purses for the top 10 competitors range from $7,000 to $80,000, with a grand total of $600,000 being dispersed among the men and women in competition.
The brand recently updated three of its performance silhouettes: Gravity, Motion and Distance. The Gravity V retails for $175, the Motion V retails for $175, and the Distance V retails for $155.