Former Montgomery Viking Kim Conley and former Ukiah Wildcat Lauren Wallace are two of the three members of the team that have already achieved US Olympic trials qualifying marks. Kim has represented Team USA on six occasions, including at the 2012 Olympic Games and the 2013 World Championships. She was the 2014 US Champion at 10,000m and the 2015 US Half Marathon Champion.
Kim Conley and her coach, Drew Wartenburg, have founded the NorCal Distance Project, a professional distance running team in Sacramento. The group’s mission is to provide a comprehensive support network for elite athletes in order to enable them to reach their goals of representing the region and country on an international stage.