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USATF Foundation rounds out 2012 with Run With US! programs in Austin and San Francisco

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation has recently completed highly successful Run With US! (RWUS!) programs in Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA, raising the total number of completed programs to five since the initial pilot was launched in Los Angeles in February 2012. Two additional programs were run in Alamosa, Colorado this(…)

USATF Foundation Provides Donation for Bay Area Track Club Kids Program

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Track and Field Athletes Association, partnering with the Bay Area Track Club, is pleased to announce a sponsorship from the USA Track and Field Foundation. The USATF Foundation will now match any donations received up to $1,000 to the Bay Area Cross Challenge and BATC Kids Program! The Bay Area(…)

USATF Foundation announces 9 Youth Club Grant recipients

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 9 youth grants to track & field clubs throughout the country. The grants assist young male and female athletes with expenses such as travel to meets, equipment, uniforms, awards and facility rental. “The Foundation(…)

Robert F. Moran named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

INDIANAPOLIS – Robert F. Moran, Chairman & CEO, PetSmart, 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. “I’m sincerely honored to join the USA Track & Field Foundation in its work to support our nation’s most talented(…)

A Good Day for High Jumper Nieto

Amid the claps, sweat and tears at the Adidas Grand Prix on Saturday in New York was a major victory for the high jumper Jamie Nieto. Nieto cleared 2.31 meters, or just a hair under 7 feet 7 inches. His performance tied him for third place with Barry Trevor of the Bahamas. The event was(…)

USATF Foundation announces 30 Youth Club Grant recipients

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 30 youth grants to track & field clubs throughout the country. The grants assist young male and female athletes with expenses such as travel to meets, equipment, uniforms, awards and facility rental. “Most of(…)

Victoria Chapus named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

INDIANAPOLIS – Victoria Chapus, former track & field athlete for UCLA, 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. “I am excited to be a part of the USATF Foundation’s dynamic Board of Directors,” said Chapus. “I(…)

USATF Foundation announces Run With US! partnership with Health Teacher

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation is pleased to announce that Run With US! – a school-based running, nutrition & goal-setting program taught by elite athletes – has partnered with Health Teacher, Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. “In Health Teacher, we’ve found a first class organization whose(…)