Hutch native falls short in Olympic bid 19 Jan 12

A Hutchinson native fell short in her bid for a spot in the 2012 London Olympics. Kelly Brinkman competed in the womens marathon Olympic Time Trials this past weekend in Houston, Texas. Brinkman fell short of the mark finishing 28 minutes behind the winner, Shalane Flanagan of Colorado. Duluth native Kara Goucher finished in 3rd place, just 28 seconds behind Flanagan. The top 3 finishers advanced on to the Olympics this summer.