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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(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation announces 29 Youth Club Grant recipients

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 29 youth 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, awards and facility rental. “The USATF(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation’s GNC Kick-off Weekend a Huge Success

PITTSBURGH – The USA Track & Field Foundation’s point-of-sale donation campaign got off to a fast start this past weekend as athletes greeted customers at dozens of GNC (General Nutrition Corporation) locations across the country, Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. The athlete’s presence at the stores showcased a united(…)