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USATF Foundation announces 23 John W. James Endowment Grant recipients

INDIANAPOLIS –Every year, the USA Track & Field Foundation kicks off its grant season in a big way with the announcement of John W. James Endowment grantees—and 2015 is no exception.  The USATF Foundation will surpass a new level of support for John W. James grantees with $170,000 going to athletes training for the next(…)

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 second round of 2015 youth grants, announced USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic. We encourage youth track clubs and programs from all areas of the United States to apply for financial assistance. The Foundation favors(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation announces 19 Youth Club Grant recipients

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 19 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. “The USATF(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation announces seven Distance Training Centers to participate in Plus3 Grant Program

INDIANAPOLIS –The USA Track & Field Foundation, in partnership with Plus3 has awarded seven long distance running clubs the opportunity to participate in the 2015 Distance Training Grant Program, Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Financial support for the program is provided by the USATF Foundation while Plus3 provides a(…)

NJ*NY Track Club Athletes Promote USATF Foundation and GNC Partnership

NEW YORK CITY – The USA Track & Field Foundation was overjoyed to have six driven, talented, charismatic athletes from the New Jersey New York Track Club representing the Foundation at the TCS New York City Marathon Health and Fitness Expo this past weekend. Over 50,000 participants flooded into the TCS New York City Marathon Healthy(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation Grantee Erik Sowinski set to appear at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness GNC Expo Booth

CHICAGO – USA Track & Field Foundation Grantee Erik Sowinski will appear at the GNC (General Nutrition Corporation) expo booth at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness Expo Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. The Chicago Marathon takes place on Sunday, October 12th and the event-sponsored expo(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation continues to support distance training centers across the country through encouragement of physical activity on Plus 3

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation utilizes a creative approach to forge ahead with the Foundation’s overarching mission to give financial aid to deserving runners and Track & Field athletes.  The Foundation enables fans and supporters of distance running to log healthy activities on a website, and for every activity logged, a monetary(…)