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RR    PA’s Antonio Arreola’s Marathon record eclipsed

Posted by on Feb 21, 2017 in Masters LDR | 0 comments

It took San Jose’s Antonio Arreola 39 years and 365 days to set the worlds record for the longest span between sub 3-hour Marathons – Dec. 05, 1976 to 04 Dec. 04, 2016 (CIM) – but unfortunately he only got to hold the record for 2 1/2 months as Britian’s Steve Smythe upped the span to 40 years 119 days on Feb. 19. The versatile Arreola, the 2016 PA Road GP Champ Short Series 50+ Champion, will be highly motivated to run sub 3:00 at the 2017 CIM which will also be the USATF Marathon Championship. The smart money is on...

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ULTRA David Roche (3rd overall) and YiOu Wang (1st woman, 7th overall) were the top PA finishers at the USATF 2017 50K Trail Championships.

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in pausatf, Ultra Running, Ultra Running News | 0 comments

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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...

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YOUTH 2017 USATF Mark Springer Travel Grant Program Announced

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in pausatf, Youth | 0 comments

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TRACK Open T&F Grand Prix and meets open to unatt athletes

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in pausatf | 0 comments

Click here for Open T&F Grand Prix information and open meets to unatt/club athletes  Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new...

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OFF Officials 2017 Calendar (updated 2/14/17)

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017 in Officials News | 0 comments

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ULTRA New PA Ultra GP event, Riverbank 1-Day Classic entry deadline Feb. 22.

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Ultra Running, Ultra Running News | 0 comments

Team Captains and others: The Riverbank One Day track run is less than 2 weeks away.  There are still spots available in the 24 hour race, but registration closes on Wednesday, Feb 22 at 11:59 pm PST.  Please alert anyone who might be interested. We will be doing the Ultra Grand Prix scoring as specified by PA GP Rule 7 ( https://www.pausatf.org/ultra-running/m-u-t-ultra-rules/ ), so completion of at least 100k will be required to score. To register go to https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/CA/Riverbank/RiverbankOneDayClassic Share this:Click...

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COACHES Bob Shor awarded PA Legacy Coach Award

Posted by on Feb 11, 2017 in Coach, Officials, Officials News, pausatf, Youth, Youth Coaches Corner Spotlight | 0 comments

Long time Youth Club coach and starter Bob Shor was awarded the Pacific Association Legacy Coach Awards at the 4 Feb HOKA SuperClinic.  Click here for Bob’s contributions to our association. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to...

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LDR    2016 Pacific Association LDR Awards Banquet Tickets

Posted by on Feb 2, 2017 in Awards, Cross Country, Cross Country News, Elite Athlete, Masters LDR, Pacific Association USATF Foundation, Road Racing, Road Racing News, Ultra Running, Ultra Running News | 0 comments

You can now buy tickets for the 2016 Pacific Association LDR Awards Banquet Tickets March 12 at the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco. Go to the link below for more information and to buy tickets. Buy your tickets through Eventbrite here Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click...

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RR PA-Connected Boston Bound Jordan Hasay runs Houston Half in 68:40.

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in Elite Athlete, pausatf, Road Racing | 0 comments

  MORRIS/PHOTORUN Read all about it! Chron.com Runner’s World Let’s Run Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new...

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OFF 2017 Pole Vault Rules Comparison

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in Officials News | 0 comments

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OFF 2017 High Jump Rules Comparison

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in Officials News | 0 comments

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ELITE PA’s Kate Grace wins 3000m at UW Indoor Preview

Posted by on Jan 15, 2017 in Elite Athlete, Track & Field | 0 comments

  Not only did Kate Grace win the race but defeated Sifan Hassan and set a facility best by running 8:47.26. Let’s Run article Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new...

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MTF Irene Obera Named Women’s Athlete of the Year by World Masters Athletics

Posted by on Jan 14, 2017 in Elite Athlete, PA Masters TF News, pausatf, Track & Field | 0 comments

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PAF 2017 PA USATF Foundation Elite Athlete Grant Application

Posted by on Dec 30, 2016 in Coach, coaching education, Cross Country News, Elite Athlete, elite athlete grants, Forms, Masters LDR, Officials, Officials News, PA Masters TF News, Pacific Association USATF Foundation, Race Walking, Road Racing News, Track & Field, Ultra Running, Ultra Running News | 0 comments

Elite Athlete Grants The application for Elite Athlete Training Grants for 2017 is now available on the Pacific Association USATF Foundation web page. The application must be received by Feb. 1, 2017. Grants will be awarded by March 1. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on...

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LDR   2016 LDR Awards Banquet, March 12th

Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in Awards, Cross Country News, Elite Athlete, Pacific Association USATF Foundation, pausatf, Road Racing News, Ultra Running News | 0 comments

The 2016 Pacific Association LDR Awards Banquet will be held at the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco on March 12, 2017. Tentative time of the event will be from 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM. More information along with registration details will be published shortly. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Reddit...

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RR   2016 Christmas Relays Scoring

Posted by on Dec 17, 2016 in pausatf, Road Racing News | 0 comments

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XC Preliminary 2017 PA Cross Country Schedule

Posted by on Dec 17, 2016 in Cross Country, Cross Country News, pausatf, Road Racing News | 0 comments

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OFF 2017 Officials Track and Field Calendar

Posted by on Dec 13, 2016 in Officials News, Track & Field | 0 comments

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YOUTH USATF is Accepting Youth Club Grant Applications

Posted by on Dec 13, 2016 in pausatf, Youth | 0 comments

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YXC USATF XC JO Champs Report Features Kaylah Grant/Los Gatos TC!

Posted by on Dec 13, 2016 in pausatf, Youth | 0 comments

    Read the USATF Report on last Sunday’s USATF National Junior Olympic XC Championships with links to videos and results. Note that Yamilet Lopez is entioned as a USATF Pacific member but she and her team ( Pacific Coast ShockWaves) are not USATF Pacific members, but belong to USATF Southern California. Our star mentioned in the article is Kaylah Grant and her club, the Los Gatos TC: “Kaylah Grant (USATF Pacific, Los Gatos Track Club) took off early in the girls 15-18 5 km and never looked back.”! Los Gatos TC...

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PA Volunteer, Athlete & Event Awards at USATF Annual Meeting

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Coach, PA Masters TF News, Track & Field, Ultra Running, Youth | 0 comments

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RR    2016 Christmas Relays Results

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Road Racing, Road Racing News | 0 comments

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OFF USATF 2017 Rule Changes Report, updated 8 Dec. 2016

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Coach, Cross Country, Officials, Officials News, PA Masters TF News, pausatf, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field, Ultra Running, Youth | 0 comments

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RR PA’s Daniel Tapia 3rd at the California International Marathon with a 2-Minute PR!

Posted by on Dec 5, 2016 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Road Racing, Ultra Running | 0 comments

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