Air date: July 3, 2013
Run time: 4:49
Desiree grew up in California and attended Arizona State University where she was an All-American in both track and cross country. In 2008, she placed 13th in the US Olympic Marathon Trials. In 2011, she set the American Record on the Boston Marathon course with a time of 2:22:38. She finished second at the 2012 USA Marathon trials, and went on to represent the United States in the Olympic games in London. Desiree lives and trains in Michigan, with the Hanson Brooks Distance Team.