Magdalena Sandoval-Donahue, formerly of Los Alamos, qualified for the United States Olympic Trials in the marathon.
Sandoval-Donahue, a former elite runner for Los Alamos High School, finished second in the Eugene (Ore.) Marathon May 1 to earn a spot in the trials.
At the Eugene Marathon, Sandoval-Donahue finished in 2 hours, 44 minutes, 41 seconds to earn the runner-up finish.
The marathon was won by Katie Blackett of Colorado, who finished with a time of 2:44:14.
To earn a spot at the Olympic trials, runners must achieve a marathon time of 2:46:00.
Sandoval-Donahue, who won the 1998 individual state title in cross country, currently lives and trains in Albuquerque, where she attends graduate school.