PR: 2:14:27 (2010)
Current Residence: Bellevue, Wash.
High School: Sammamish (Wash.) HS
College: University of Washington
Coach: Brad Hudson
Agent: Merhawl Keflezighi
Club: Club Northwest
During Sayenko’s senior year at the University of Washington, he made his marathon debut at the 2006 California International Marathon where he ran 2:19:45 qualifying him as the youngest runner at the 2008 Olympic Trials (where he finished 29th). Sayenko ran his fastest marathon to date at the 2010 Chicago Marathon where he ran 2:14:27, finishing 10th overall and was the second American to cross the line. When Sayenko is not training for marathons, he is working as a graphic designer and volunteering as a coach for the “Marathon Club” at a local elementary school.
2011: 9th at Houston Half Marathon (1:04:20)
2010: 8th at the Portland Track Festival 5,000m (13:53.69)… 7th at the USA Outdoor Championships in the 10,000m (29:26.89)… 10th in the Chicago Marathon (2:14:27)
2009: 2nd at the Gent Flanders Cup 3,000m (8:07.46)… 2nd at the UW Last Chance indoor 5,000m (13:49.78)… 2nd at the Stanford Invitational 10,000m (28:25.85)… 14th in the New York City Marathon (2:16:38)
2008: 2nd in the Austin Marathon (2:20:42)… 5th at the Twin Cities Marathon (2:19:18)
2007: 19th at the Pac-10 Conference Championship 10,000m (29:50.84)… 4th in the MPSF Indoor Championship (14:32.96)
2006: 11th in the MPSF Indoor Championship (14:18.07)… 8th in the California International Marathon (2:19:45)
2005: 15th in the UW Invitational indoor 3,000m (8:14.60)
2004: 7th in the Husky Indoor Preview 3,000m (8:27.63)