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Lisa Larson Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH – Lisa Larson has been named a Director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation CEO Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Lisa Larson is a residential real estate professional at Warburg Realty, one of the oldest and last privately-held luxury real estate brokerages in New York City. Consistently(…)

Katherine Greifeld Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH – Katherine Greifeld has been named a director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation CEO Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Katherine Greifeld is a New York City-based journalist at Bloomberg News, where she covers the foreign-exchange and Treasuries markets. Her reporting appears on the Bloomberg terminal, Bloomberg.com(…)

Shannon Osika Awarded Memorial USATF Foundation Grant

Middle distance runner Shannon Osika was recently awarded a USATF Foundation Grant in memory of Frederick W. Lambert. The grant was made possible through the generous donation of Heidi Keefe, a dedicated friend and donor to the Foundation, and a personal friend of Foundation Director Mark Lambert. Fred Lambert, who passed away in August of(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation, Eastbay Team Up to Assist Retired Track & Field Athletes

Wausau, Wis. — As a continuation of an ongoing relationship between the USATF Foundation and Eastbay, the organizations have announced the hiring of two USATF Foundation athlete representatives by Eastbay: Kellie Wells-Brinkley and Andy Fryman. Wells-Brinkley and Fryman are the first two athletes hired by Eastbay through the Foundation partnership. Wells-Brinkley has joined Eastbay as(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation announces 28 Youth Club Grant Recipients

PITTSBURGH – The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 28 Youth Club 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 and facility rental. “We’re thrilled(…)

USATF Foundation Grantees Rise Up at the World Indoor Championships

BIRMINGHAM – The IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England allowed for an exhilarating weekend filled with tears and heartache but Team USA still dominated the podium walking away with 18 medals – 6 Gold, 10 Silver and 2 Bronze. 24 members of those who competed are recent USATF Foundation grant award winners announced Foundation(…)

Run With US! hits Seattle Featuring Olympic athletes Dan O’Brien and Ben Blankenship

The USA Track & Field Foundation brought their exciting youth program Run With US! to a Seattle-based youth track & field club, announced USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld. The event featured a presentation from former decathlete, gold medal winner and USATF Foundation Director, Dan O’Brien as well as 2016 Olympian(…)