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06/21/2011 - 10:21

USATF-Champs-Logo.jpgUSATF - Fans will be treated to a glimpse of the future of USA Track & Field as the best high school standouts and the most promising college freshmen meet at Hayward Field for the 2011 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene Ore. June 22-26.

Regional news
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06/20/2011 - 09:43

godina-throws.jpgLearn the basics of the WTC Drill Progression for Shot Put and Discus by Four-Time World Champion John Godina on July 10th at Mt. San Antonio College. Take advantage of this opportunity to fine-tune your preparation and take that next step to a Personal Record!

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Verzbicas named Athlete of the Week

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06/16/2011 - 10:15
Date: 
06/16/2011 - 10:15

Verzbicas_Lukas359a-NYCDL11.jpg(USATF) INDIANAPOLIS — Lukas Verzbicas has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after becoming the fifth U.S. high school athlete ever to run under four minutes in the mile with his victory in the adidas Grand Prix High School Dream Mile.

Regional news
Date: 
06/13/2011 - 12:56

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2011 Diamond League New York: Culson wins men's 400m hurdles

Regional news
Date: 
06/08/2011 - 15:54

10959_full.jpgBased in the running Mecca of Flagstaff, Arizona, the adidas-McMillanElite team has quickly become one of the nation's premiere training groups. In late July, the team will offer its first running camp for high school runners.

Regional news
Date: 
06/03/2011 - 14:32

Pierce_Anna-BAAMile11_small.jpgIf you are tuning into the Nike Prefontaine Classic on NBC on Saturday, in hopes of watching middle-distance runner Anna Pierce, she will be the one with the bright red hair. Pierce, who is known for her ever-changing hair color, chose her current shade of red because it matches her current Nike uniform.

Regional news
Date: 
06/01/2011 - 10:24

usatf_logo.pngUSATF Athletes Natasha Hastings, Kara Patterson and David Oliver join emcee Ato Boldon for USATF's Win with Integrity program in Eugene, Oregon just prior to Saturday's Nike Prefontaine Classic. Springfield High School will play host to two assemblies beginning at 8:45 a.m., Friday.

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Elite Athlete Spotlight - Nick Arciniaga

Date: 
05/16/2011 - 13:46
Date: 
05/16/2011 - 13:46

Arciniaga.pngMost accounting graduates move on from the classroom to the land of cubicles and corporate offices to count the beans, but after Nick Arciniaga graduated from Cal-State Fullerton in 2006, he quickly realized that was not the life he was called to lead.

Regional news
Date: 
05/12/2011 - 12:37

Torrence_DavidQ-USA09.JPGST. PAUL, Minn. - (May 10, 2011) - Talented men's and women's fields will race to become the country's champion road miler at the USA 1 Mile Road Championships held in conjunction with Thursday's 7th Medtronic TC 1 Mile in downtown Minneapolis.

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Denver Kids Awarded New Running Shoes

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05/10/2011 - 12:34
Date: 
05/10/2011 - 12:34

kidsrunningamerica.pngDENVER - Kids Running America (KRA) and Boulder Running Company DTC are celebrating the running success of 20 Johnson Elementary school kids. The entire student population of Johnson Elementary is running the spring program with KRA but these select children have become role models for the rest of the school.

Regional news
Date: 
05/09/2011 - 14:19

wings_logo.gifWings of America has won 20 Junior USA Cross Country titles in 24 years, yet their director will tell you that it doesn’t matter to his team if they win or lose, and unlike other coaches who may utter the same phrase, he actually means it.

Regional news
Date: 
05/06/2011 - 15:04

runprocamp.pngMinneapolis – May 4, 2011 – The first RunPro Camp – designed for aspiring professional distance runners – will be held in Minneapolis July 14-17.  The camp is a companion to a web site at www.RunPro.com that was launched in February to assist promising distance runners make the transition from collegiate to professional athletes.
 

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Coburn Named Athlete of the Week

Date: 
05/05/2011 - 10:23
Date: 
05/05/2011 - 10:23

Coburn_Emma-Payton11.JPGINDIANAPOLIS - Colorado's Emma Coburn has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after she set the world lead in the 3,000m steeplechase at Payton Jordan Invitational at Stanford University on Sunday.

Regional news
Date: 
05/04/2011 - 10:01

usatf_foundation.pngThe USA Track & Field Foundation is currently accepting youth grant applications from interested clubs and organizations for its next round of 2011 youth grants, announced USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic. The youth grants typically fund such expenses as uniforms, travel expenses, equipment and entry fees.

Regional news
Date: 
05/02/2011 - 07:46

nationalrunamiledays.pngBETHESDA, Md. - The American Running Association will host and promote the 4th edition of "National Run a Mile Days" starting today (Sunday, May 1, 2011) and lasting through May 8.

“We are seeking elementary, middle school and high schools in all 50 states to host a 'Miler Day'." said ARA’s Executive Director Dave Watt.

Regional news
Date: 
04/29/2011 - 12:19

Felix_AllysonSF-USAout10.JPGPHILADELPHIA - With the #1 athletes in the world from the 100m through the 400m - including 2010’s dominant stars Allyson Felix and Carmelita Jeter - Team USA is ready to set the track ablaze at the 12th edition of USA vs. the World at the 117th Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa., at Franklin Field this Saturday.

Regional news
Date: 
04/28/2011 - 14:17

chepkurui.pngSpokane, Washington—The world’s best runners and wheelchair racers will be gathering in Spokane this Sunday for the 35th running of the Lilac Bloomsday Run. Leading the women’s field will be Lineth Chepkurui of Kenya, who will try to turn the tables on Ethiopia's Wude Ayalew, who beat Chepkurui by 11 seconds last Saturday at the Crescent City Classic in New Orleans.

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Saucony Introduces New TV Campaign

Date: 
04/27/2011 - 13:04
Date: 
04/27/2011 - 13:04

ryanwilson.pngby Larry Eder
Saucony is introducing a new TV ad campaign with 15, 30 and sixty second spots. Their PR agency, Mullen, sent this off to me yesterday. I like the message and love the branding campaign.

The multi-platform ad campaign is from Mechanica and the TV ads were produced by Shilo. Nice images, strong voice-over, and strong running story (and yes, they actually promote track & field!). Saucony has a print, digital and this TV portion of the campaign, titled Find Your Strong.

Regional news
Date: 
04/26/2011 - 15:47

book.pngOlympic Medalist Sprinter and former USTFCCCA Indoor Athlete of the Year Obadele Thompson has released his first book, Secrets of a Champion Student-Athlete: A Reality Check.

Regional news
Date: 
04/25/2011 - 11:25

nationalrunamiledays.pngBETHESDA, Md. - The American Running Association (ARA) will host and promote the 4th National Run a Mile Days starting May 1 and lasting through May 8, 2011. Participating schools and organizations may include elementary, middle and high schools, track clubs and community organizations. ARA and our partner Youth Runner Magazine will post stories and photos from multiple event sites across the U.S.

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