News and Notes, Volume 13, Number 8

March 31, 2013 - 1. Elite athletes record world-leading times at Texas Relays 2. Olympic gold medalist Ronnie Ray Smith passes away
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News and Notes, Volume 13, Number 8

March 31, 2013 - 1. Elite athletes record world-leading times at Texas Relays 2. Olympic gold medalist Ronnie Ray Smith passes away
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Athlete Spotlight - Nick Forti

March 28, 2013 - In March of 2007, Nick Forti was 10 years old and in the fifth grade at Holly Hill Elementary School when an EF4 tornado...
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Athlete Spotlight - Nick Forti

March 28, 2013 - In March of 2007, Nick Forti was 10 years old and in the fifth grade at Holly Hill Elementary School when an EF4 tornado...
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USATF Foundation awards 13 Harold Connolly Youth Hammer Throw grants

March 27, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - The USA Track & Field Foundation, in coordination with the Harold Connolly Youth Hammer Throw Fund, award...
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USATF Foundation awards 13 Harold Connolly Youth Hammer Throw grants

March 27, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - The USA Track & Field Foundation, in coordination with the Harold Connolly Youth Hammer Throw Fund, award...
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True Named USA Track & Field Athlete of the Week

March 26, 2013 - Ben True has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after leading the USA men’s team to a silver medal at th...
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True Named USA Track & Field Athlete of the Week

March 26, 2013 - Ben True has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after leading the USA men’s team to a silver medal at th...
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Grand Blue Mile tapped to host 2013-2014 USA Men’s & Women’s 1 Mile Road Championships

March 24, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS – Grand Blue Mile (GBM) and USA Track & Field (USATF) officials today announced a two-year agreement that w...
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Grand Blue Mile tapped to host 2013-2014 USA Men’s & Women’s 1 Mile Road Championships

March 24, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS – Grand Blue Mile (GBM) and USA Track & Field (USATF) officials today announced a two-year agreement that w...
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Total 11 world records fall during three days of USA Masters Indoor Championships

March 23, 2013 - LANDOVER, Md. – A trio of world records on the meet’s final day brought the total number of all-time world bests to 10 o...
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Team USA men grab best finish since 1984 at World Cross Country Championships

March 23, 2013 - BYDGOSZCZ, Poland--In one of the most surprising performances in recent memory, Team USA, led by the sixth place finish...
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Total 11 world records fall during three days of USA Masters Indoor Championships

March 23, 2013 - LANDOVER, Md. – A trio of world records on the meet’s final day brought the total number of all-time world bests to 10 o...
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Team USA men grab best finish since 1984 at World Cross Country Championships

March 23, 2013 - BYDGOSZCZ, Poland--In one of the most surprising performances in recent memory, Team USA, led by the sixth place finish...
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Team USA ready for World Cross Country Championships

March 22, 2013 - BYDGOSZCZ, Poland—Under clear and sunny skies at Myslecinek Park, Team USA's 24 squad members conducted their final pre-...
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World records continue to fall at USA Masters Indoor Championships

March 22, 2013 - LANDOVER, MD. – Orville Rogers continued his assault on the record books in bringing his total of world records set up t...
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World records continue to fall at USA Masters Indoor Championships

March 22, 2013 - LANDOVER, MD. – Orville Rogers continued his assault on the record books in bringing his total of world records set up t...
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Team USA ready for World Cross Country Championships

March 22, 2013 - BYDGOSZCZ, Poland—Under clear and sunny skies at Myslecinek Park, Team USA's 24 squad members conducted their final pre-...
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Olympic flagbearer Burke wins weight, superweight as Masters Indoor Championships kick off in L

March 21, 2013 - LANDOVER, MD. – In a career that has spanned six decades, three-time Olympian and 1984 Team USA Olympic flagbearer Ed Bu...
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Team USA captains selected at World Cross Country Championships

March 21, 2013 - BYDGOSZCZ, Poland--In preparation for Sunday's IAAF World Cross Country Championships, members of Team USA selected its...
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Masters Spotlight - Nolan Shaheed

March 21, 2013 - He is smooth, fluid, energetic and he never skips a beat. They are just a few ways to characterize Nolan Shaheed. And th...
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Team USA captains selected at World Cross Country Championships

March 21, 2013 - BYDGOSZCZ, Poland--In preparation for Sunday's IAAF World Cross Country Championships, members of Team USA selected its...
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Olympic flagbearer Burke wins weight, superweight as Masters Indoor Championships kick off in L

March 21, 2013 - LANDOVER, MD. – In a career that has spanned six decades, three-time Olympian and 1984 Team USA Olympic flagbearer Ed Bu...
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Masters Spotlight - Nolan Shaheed

March 21, 2013 - He is smooth, fluid, energetic and he never skips a beat. They are just a few ways to characterize Nolan Shaheed. And th...
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USATF Foundation awards Elite Athlete Development Grants to 31 athletes

March 19, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - The USA Track & Field Foundation has presented Elite Athlete Development Grants to 31 athletes, Foundatio...
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Franek Named USA Track & Field Athlete of the Week

March 19, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - Bridget Franek (Eugene, Ore.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after setting a 2,00...
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USATF Foundation awards Elite Athlete Development Grants to 31 athletes

March 19, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - The USA Track & Field Foundation has presented Elite Athlete Development Grants to 31 athletes, Foundatio...
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Franek Named USA Track & Field Athlete of the Week

March 19, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - Bridget Franek (Eugene, Ore.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after setting a 2,00...
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Oxy set to host USATF High Performance Meet

March 18, 2013 - LOS ANGELES — Occidental College announced an agreement with USA Track and Field (USATF) on Tuesday to host the 2013 USA...
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Oxy set to host USATF High Performance Meet

March 18, 2013 - LOS ANGELES — Occidental College announced an agreement with USA Track and Field (USATF) on Tuesday to host the 2013 USA...
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USATF Foundation announces nine inaugural Stephen A. Schwarzman Grant recipients

March 17, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - The USA Track & Field Foundation has named the nine inaugural Stephen A. Schwarzman elite grant recipient...
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Record turnout expected, Olympians to compete at USA Masters Indoor Championships

March 17, 2013 - A record 1,043 athletes, which includes a total of nine Olympians and 30 world champions, are expected to compete this w...
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Record turnout expected, Olympians to compete at USA Masters Indoor Championships

March 17, 2013 - A record 1,043 athletes, which includes a total of nine Olympians and 30 world champions, are expected to compete this w...
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USATF Foundation announces nine inaugural Stephen A. Schwarzman Grant recipients

March 17, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - The USA Track & Field Foundation has named the nine inaugural Stephen A. Schwarzman elite grant recipient...
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USATF Foundation announces 16 John W. James Endowment Grant recipients

March 14, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS –The USA Track & Field Foundation announced its sixteen elite athlete recipients of the 2013 John W. James...
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Member Spotlight - Kyle Walker

March 14, 2013 - As the track began to empty after the last 4x400m had crossed the line, there was one team gathered around the results b...
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USATF Foundation announces 16 John W. James Endowment Grant recipients

March 14, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS –The USA Track & Field Foundation announced its sixteen elite athlete recipients of the 2013 John W. James...
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Member Spotlight - Kyle Walker

March 14, 2013 - As the track began to empty after the last 4x400m had crossed the line, there was one team gathered around the results b...
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USA Masters 10 km to be hosted by James Joyce Ramble

March 13, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - The 2013 USA Masters 10 km Championships will be hosted by the James Joyce Ramble on April 28 in Dedham,...
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Long-time track and field advocate Cedric Walker passes away at age 49

March 13, 2013 - Active as an association president, as a coach and manager on numerous international teams and a USA Track & Field Presi...
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Long-time track and field advocate Cedric Walker passes away at age 49

March 13, 2013 - Active as an association president, as a coach and manager on numerous international teams and a USA Track & Field Presi...
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USA Masters 10 km to be hosted by James Joyce Ramble

March 13, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - The 2013 USA Masters 10 km Championships will be hosted by the James Joyce Ramble on April 28 in Dedham,...
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Brooks Named USA Track & Field Athlete of the Week

March 12, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - Olympian Tia Brooks of Oklahoma has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning the...
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Brooks Named USA Track & Field Athlete of the Week

March 12, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - Olympian Tia Brooks of Oklahoma has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning the...
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List of athletes eligible for .US National Road Racing Championships

March 10, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - The top ten finishers from each stop of the USA Running Circuit are eligible to compete at the.US Nationa...
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List of athletes eligible for .US National Road Racing Championships

March 10, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - The top ten finishers from each stop of the USA Running Circuit are eligible to compete at the.US Nationa...
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Krah, Ervin win big on final day of USATF Youth Indoor Championships

March 09, 2013 - LANDOVER, Md. - Marcus Krah and Gabriel Ervin were among the top athletes to win national titles on the final day of com...
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Krah, Ervin win big on final day of USATF Youth Indoor Championships

March 09, 2013 - LANDOVER, Md. - Marcus Krah and Gabriel Ervin were among the top athletes to win national titles on the final day of com...
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Bawcom, True Win USA 15 km Championship Titles

March 08, 2013 - JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Janet Bawcom and Ben True emerged from deep fields to win the USA 15 km Championships hosted by the...
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Carter, Wilkinson highlight champions on first day of USATF Youth Indoor Championships

March 08, 2013 - LANDOVER, Md. - Dylan Carter and Gabrielle Wilkinson won national titles in dominant fashion as more than fifty young at...
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Bawcom, True Win USA 15 km Championship Titles

March 08, 2013 - JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Janet Bawcom and Ben True emerged from deep fields to win the USA 15 km Championships hosted by the...
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Young stars to compete at USATF National Youth Indoor Track & Field Championships

March 06, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - More than 1,300 athletes will compete for national honors this weekend at the USATF National Youth Indoor...
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Defending champions Bawcom, Trafeh lead strong fields at USA 15 km Championships

March 06, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - Defending champions Janet Bawcom and Mo Trafeh lead strong fields chasing after $53,000 in prize money at...
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USA Track & Field, Partnership for a Healthier America release report on childhood obesity

March 06, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with USA Track & Field and other private secto...
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Young stars to compete at USATF National Youth Indoor Track & Field Championships

March 06, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - More than 1,300 athletes will compete for national honors this weekend at the USATF National Youth Indoor...
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Defending champions Bawcom, Trafeh lead strong fields at USA 15 km Championships

March 06, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - Defending champions Janet Bawcom and Mo Trafeh lead strong fields chasing after $53,000 in prize money at...
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USA Track & Field, Partnership for a Healthier America release report on childhood obesity

March 06, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with USA Track & Field and other private secto...
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Suhr Named USA Track & Field Athlete of the Week

March 05, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - Jenn Suhr has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after setting an indoor world record of...
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Suhr Named USA Track & Field Athlete of the Week

March 05, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - Jenn Suhr has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after setting an indoor world record of...
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USATF to increase prize money for USA Outdoor Championships by more than $300,000

March 04, 2013 - USA Track & Field announced Tuesday a $303,000 increase in prize money to be awarded at its 2013 USA Outdoor Track & Fie...
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News and Notes, Volume 13, Number 7

March 04, 2013 - 1. USATF announces agreement with SPIRE Institute 2. Yates, Moat win USA 50 Mile Trail Championships 3. Gray and Istnick...
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USATF to increase prize money for USA Outdoor Championships by more than $300,000

March 04, 2013 - USA Track & Field announced Tuesday a $303,000 increase in prize money to be awarded at its 2013 USA Outdoor Track & Fie...
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News and Notes, Volume 13, Number 7

March 04, 2013 - 1. USATF announces agreement with SPIRE Institute 2. Yates, Moat win USA 50 Mile Trail Championships 3. Gray and Istnick...
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USATF announces prize money for .US National Road Racing Championships

March 03, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - The nation’s top distance runners will compete for a total prize purse of $100,000 at the 2013.US Nationa...
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USATF announces prize money for .US National Road Racing Championships

March 03, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - The nation’s top distance runners will compete for a total prize purse of $100,000 at the 2013.US Nationa...
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Cain, Whiting, Leer shine as USA Indoor Championships conclude in Albuquerque

March 02, 2013 - ALBUQUERQUE - High school phenom Mary Cain won the women’s mile while Ryan Whiting improved his world leading mark in th...
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Deem,Valmon to lead Team USA World Championship Relays

March 02, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - 2012 London Olympic coaches Amy Deem and Andrew Valmon have been named Team USA relay coaches for the 14t...
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Cain, Whiting, Leer shine as USA Indoor Championships conclude in Albuquerque

March 02, 2013 - ALBUQUERQUE - High school phenom Mary Cain won the women’s mile while Ryan Whiting improved his world leading mark in th...
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Deem,Valmon to lead Team USA World Championship Relays

March 02, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - 2012 London Olympic coaches Amy Deem and Andrew Valmon have been named Team USA relay coaches for the 14t...
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Suhr sets world record to win USA Indoor Championships

March 01, 2013 - ALBUQUERQUE - Jenn Suhr cleared 5.02m/16-5.50 to set the women’s pole vault indoor world record and win her seventh USA.
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Suhr sets world record to win USA Indoor Championships

March 01, 2013 - ALBUQUERQUE - Jenn Suhr cleared 5.02m/16-5.50 to set the women’s pole vault indoor world record and win her seventh USA.
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