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USA Track & Field Foundation Accepting Elite Athlete Development Applications

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation is currently accepting elite athlete grant applications to be considered for the 2017 track & field season, announced USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic. The Foundation seeks to support the pursuit of world-class performances by American post-collegian track & field athletes who have met minimum performance standards(…)

Anré Williams Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

INDIANAPOLIS – Anré Williams 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. Anré is President of American Express’ Global Merchant Services (GMS) & Loyalty Group.  He has served as President of GMS since November 2011, leading the(…)

Mark Lambert Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

INDIANAPOLIS – Mark Lambert 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. Lambert practices law, specializing in high stakes business and intellectual property litigation.  He has been a partner at Cooley LLP since 2009, located in Palo(…)

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(…)