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USA Track & Field Foundation Announces 9 Youth Grant Recipients

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation has awarded 9 youth grants to track & field clubs throughout the country, announced today by Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic. “Providing support to deserving young athletes is a great way to close out our grant making year. Many of these kids wouldn’t have(…)

Mark Quinn named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

INDIANAPOLIS – Mark Quinn, Chief Risk Officer of First Allied Securities, Inc., has been named as a Director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Headquartered in San Diego, First Allied is a broker-dealer and investment adviser providing securities brokerage and advisory(…)

USATF Foundation announces $30,000 gift to Adopt An Athlete program

INDIANAPOLIS – Through the generosity of a private donor, a gift of $30,000 has been made to the USA Track & Field Foundation’s Adopt An Athlete program (www.usatffoundation.org/elite/adopt.aspx), announced Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld today. This gift will be used specifically to support a hurdler as he or she prepares for(…)

USATF Foundation sending 19 grantees & 7 Run With US! mentors to Moscow

INDIANAPOLIS – Team USA members for the 2013 IAAF World Championships were named today by USATF, and the USA Track & Field Foundation is pleased to announce that 19 grantees and 7 Run With US! mentors will be representing the United  States as part of that team, announced Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman(…)

USATF Foundation releases $20,000 to Mark Springer Youth Travel Grant Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation has released $20,000 to support the Mark Springer Youth Travel Grant program, Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Named after the former USATF Director of Grass Roots Programs & Planning, and program originator, the program offers travel assistance grants to eligible youth(…)

USATF Foundation Elite Athlete Grant recipients and Run With US! mentors excel at USA Outdoor National Championships; many to compete in Moscow at 2013 World Championships

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation is pleased to announce that a total of 20 Elite Athlete Grant recipients (13 women & 7 men) have either won gold, silver or bronze medals at the recently completed 2013 USA Outdoor National Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, announced Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman(…)

Olympic moves at Atlanta school with gold medalist Ashton Eaton

“Gold medalist Ashton Eaton shows off in the classroom“ Reprinted by permission of Atlanta Magazine, Mary Jo DiLonardo Olympic gold medalist Ashton Eaton, who holds the world record in the decathlon and heptathlon, is in Atlanta this week to compete in a track and field event and to meet with school kids to introduce a(…)

Olympian Ryan Hall brings Run With US! to Yukon, Oklahoma

Students at Ranchwood Elementary School in Yukon, OK, have been getting more physical activity during the school day using a new product called GoNoodle. GoNoodle uses interactive games to improve youth health and stimulate learning through short bursts of physical activity in the classroom. Playing Run With US!, one of the games in GoNoodle, students(…)