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USATF Foundation Grantee Athletes Shine at Rio de Janeiro Summer Games

RIO DE JANEIRO – The atmosphere in Estádio Olímpico João Havelange in Rio de Janeiro was electric for nine days as track & field took the stage for the world to see. Team USA showed they are a powerful force taking home 32 medals from the 2016 Summer Games.  Assisting with that medal count were the(…)

The USATF Foundation Received Over $85,000 in Donations from GNC Customers, Associates and the GNC Live Well Foundation to Support Athlete’s Dreams

PITTSBURGH, PA, August 2, 2016 – The USA Track & Field Foundation, in partnership with GNC, a leading global specialty retailer of health, wellness and performance products, raised over $85,000 during a month-long fundraising and awareness campaign at more than 4,300 GNC stores across the U.S. The USA Track & Field Foundation provides a means(…)

USATF Foundation and Foundation Grantees, Heather Miller-Koch and Turquoise Thompson bring Run With US! to Olympic Day in Chula Vista, California

SAN DIEGO – The USA Track & Field Foundation joined forces with Leonardo da Vinci Health Sciences Charter School in San Diego, California to host a successful Run With US! Olympic Day event last Wednesday, announced USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld. The event was held for hundreds of elementary school(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation releases free mobile Run With US! exer-game app

INDIANAPOLIS –  The USA Track & Field Foundation is excited to announce the release of its free mobile game application, “Run With US!” announced Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld.  The Run With US! game is a collaboration of the USATF Foundation, Carnegie Mellon University and EA Sports.  It is designed to(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation announces 39 Youth Club Grant recipients

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 39 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. “One of the(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation awards Elite Athlete Development Grants to 58 athletes

INDIANAPOLIS – In the wake of the excitement surrounding the upcoming 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, the USA Track & Field Foundation is thrilled to announce the 2016 Elite Athlete Development Grants. The list is highlighted by Stephen Schwarzman Grantees, many of whom are 2016 Rio Games medal contenders. In all, the Foundation awarded(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation accepting Youth Club Grant applications

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation is currently accepting youth grant applications from interested clubs and organizations for its first round of 2016 youth grants, announced USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic. Youth track clubs and programs from all areas of the United States are encouraged to apply. The Foundation favors the use of(…)