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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(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation awards a second round of 2014 Elite Athlete Development and John W James Grants to 13 athletes

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation has awarded Elite Athlete Development Grants to 13 athletes, Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. The Foundation Elite Athlete Grant Program contributes to the pursuit of world-class performances by American post-collegiate track & field athletes. The USA Track & Field Foundation supports(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation accepting youth grant applications

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation is currently accepting youth grant applications from interested clubs and organizations for its second round of 2014 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(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation Grantees take the 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships by storm

INDIANAPOLIS – In what has quickly become an annual tradition, The USA Track & Field Foundation’s Elite Grantees took center stage at last weekend’s 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, California. With a massive number of Foundation grantees qualifying for Nationals this year the USA Track & Field Foundation was anticipating a record-setting year for(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation Grant impacts Chicago high school students

INDIANAPOLIS – When the USA Track & Field Foundation’s youth committee reviewed the grant application from the Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA), they immediately knew they had to help.  CARA’s mission was a perfect fit for the Foundation’s goal of providing opportunities for athletes to compete in track & field. The Chicago Area Runners Association(…)