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USATF Foundation awards Elite Athlete Development Grants to 31 athletes

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation has presented Elite Athlete Development Grants to thirty-one athletes, Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Over the past 6 years, the USATF Foundation has made over 300 Elite Athlete Development Grants to athletes of $1,500-$7,000 each, many of which have gone on(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation and HealthTeacher Bring Interactive Classroom Game ‘Run With US!’ to Schools Nationwide to Encourage Physical Activity in Kids’ Daily Lives

Olympic-caliber athletes team up to address the ever-growing lack of physical activity in kids’ daily lives, focusing on bringing more physical activity into classrooms with interactive gaming. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) – Reprinted by Permission On the heels of the its national GoNoodle launch during the Partnership for Healthier America Summit and SXSWedu Conference, HealthTeacher, Inc.(…)

USATF Foundation announces 9 inaugural Stephen A. Schwarzman Grant recipients

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation has named the 9 inaugural Stephen A. Schwarzman elite grant recipients, announced Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld today. Schwarzman, the Chairman, CEO and co-founder of Blackstone, recently made a major gift of $500,000 to the USATF Foundation in support of world-class athletes in(…)

USATF Foundation announces 16 John W. James Endowment Grant recipients

INDIANAPOLIS – In what has become a tradition this time of year and a date elite throwers have circled on their calendars, the USA Track & Field Foundation announced its sixteen 2013 recipients of a John W. James Endowment grant. Mark James & Frias Holding Company made the initial gift of $200,000 to the USATF(…)

USATF Foundation grantees excel at the Millrose Games in NYC

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation Elite Athlete Development Grant program continues to gain momentum and pay dividends. At the 106th edition of the historic Millrose Games held at the Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center in NYC Saturday evening, a total of 10 grantee athletes and Run With US! mentors stood(…)

USATF Foundation accepting youth grant applications 2013

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation is currently accepting youth grant applications from interested clubs and organizations for its first round of 2013 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(…)

USATF Foundation rounds out 2012 with Run With US! programs in Austin and San Francisco

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation has recently completed highly successful Run With US! (RWUS!) programs in Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA, raising the total number of completed programs to five since the initial pilot was launched in Los Angeles in February 2012. Two additional programs were run in Alamosa, Colorado this(…)

USATF Foundation Provides Donation for Bay Area Track Club Kids Program

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Track and Field Athletes Association, partnering with the Bay Area Track Club, is pleased to announce a sponsorship from the USA Track and Field Foundation. The USATF Foundation will now match any donations received up to $1,000 to the Bay Area Cross Challenge and BATC Kids Program! The Bay Area(…)

USATF Foundation announces 9 Youth Club Grant recipients

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 9 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 Foundation(…)

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