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PAF 2017 Elite Athlete Grant Winners Announced

Posted by on Feb 24, 2017 in Elite Athlete, elite athlete grants, Track & Field | 0 comments

The PAUSATF Foundation is pleased to present this year’s Elite Athlete Grant winners.  Out of our strongest application pool yet, the following winners have been awarded $1000 or $500 grants to assist them in their path to the 2017 USATF Outdoor Nationals in Sacramento and beyond.  Congratulations to all of these outstanding athletes!

$1000 Grants


Goodman Kaitlin Davis 5000/10000
Jackson Dominique Carmichael 800m
Patterson Elizabeth Santa Cruz High Jump
Spencer Kendall Foster City Long Jump
Stevens Robyn Mountain View Race Walk
Trafton Stephanie Galt Discus
Wallace Lauren Sacramento 800m


$500 Grants


Barr Erika Sacramento Steeplechase
Cridebring Alycia Sacramento 5000
Liebold Collin Mountain View 5000
Mc Kee Megan San Jose Hammer
Tsolis Tori San Jose 1500m


Best of luck to all of you in your quest for London.

LDR   Pete Magill to be guest speaker at LDR Awards Banquet

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Elite Athlete, Masters LDR, pausatf, Road Racing, Ultra Running | 0 comments

Noted author, runner and coach, Pete Magill will be the guest speaker at the 2016 Pacific Association LDR Awards Banquet.

Pete Magill is a 55-year-old masters runner, coach, and writer. He is the author of The Born Again Runner, released this past summer, lead author of the 2014 book Build Your Running Body, and a former senior writer and columnist for Running Times magazine. In his 30s, Magill was a screenwriter, with script sales to New Line Cinema and Disney. Magill has coached at the youth, high school, open, and masters levels. Over the past fifteen years, he’s led his Southern California clubs to two dozen masters national championships in cross country and road racing. He’s a five-time USA Masters Cross Country Runner of the Year, the fastest-ever American distance runner over age 50 on the roads for 5K (15:02) and 10K (31:11), and holds multiple American and world age-group records. Magill lives in South Pasadena, California, and com¬petes for the Cal Coast Track Club.
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