HANOVER - Former Dartmouth men's track standout Ben True '08 was recently featured on New Hampshire Chronicle. The program aired on the evening of Thursday, June 14 on WMUR, the local ABC affiliate based in Manchester.
The piece highlighted True's training regimen in Hanover on the Memorial Field track leading up to the Olympic Trials next weekend in Eugene, Ore. Women's distance coach and former Olympic marathoner (1996) Mark Coogan has been helping True prepare and is also featured in the clip.
True is hoping to qualify for the 10,000 meters in London in late July. He will be one of five current or former Big Green student-athletes in Oregon looking for a shot to make the US Olympic Team.
The finals of the 10,000 are set for Friday, June 22 at 10:20 p.m.
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