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Merritt And Felix Shine Brightest Among The Stars In LA

Source:  USATF CARSON, Calif. – Olympic gold medalists LaShawn Merritt, Allyson Felix and Jeremy Wariner handily dispatched the competition in their respective races, which highlighted competition Saturday at the 2009 adidas Track Classic at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. Held under partly sunny skies with temperatures in the mid 70s, the adidas Track […]

IAAF Launches “The World Keeps Running”

Source:  IAAF Manchester, UK – IAAF President Lamine Diack announced the opening of “The World Keeps Running”, a new online initiative of the IAAF which has been created and designed in line with the Athletics’ World Plan with the aim of increasing the participation of youngsters, seniors and veteran athletes in our sport. “The IAAF […]

Olympian Browne Heads U.S. Team For Worlds

Source: USA Track & Field INDIANAPOLIS – USA Track & Field announced Thursday the Team USA men’s marathon squad for the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, to be held in Berlin, Germany, August 15 – 23. 2004 Olympian Dan Browne (San Diego, Calif.) and Nate Jenkins (Lowell, Mass.) qualified for the men’s team based […]

XTERRA Celebrates National Runnning Day At Warwick Park

Source: Team Unlimited May 14, 2009 – On June 3, athletes across the nation will lace up their running shoes to take part in the 2009 National Running Day. XTERRA and race director Don Morrison are doing their part by hosting the XTERRA Warwick Park Ruckus Trail Run to promote the sport as a healthy, […]

Willer Named Athlete Of The Week

Source: USATF INDIANAPOLIS – Natalie Willer has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after setting the American junior women’s pole vault record Saturday at the 2009 Concordia Twilight meet in Seward, Neb. A sophomore at Nebraska, Willer broke her own American junior record en route to winning the women’s pole vault […]

Winning Time Chip Timing System Gets EPA Recognition

Boulder, CO, May 8, 2009 – Winning Time, a leader in chip timing systems, has been approved as a Green company by the Environmental Protection Agency’s renowned Wastewise Program. The company received the award based on their design of long-lasting, reusable timing chips as well as recycled materials. The EPA Wastewise Program recognizes companies which […]

USA Track & Field Foundation Announces Nearly $60,000 In Youth Grants

Source:  USATF INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation has awarded a record 38 youth grants, totaling $58,500, to track and field clubs throughout the country, Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced on Thursday. The grants assist clubs and their young athletes with expenses such as travel to meets, equipment, uniforms, awards and facility […]