Pacific Assocation of USA Track and Field

Elite Athletes

Elite Athletes

 

2022 Pacific Association Open Track & Field

Grand Prix Information

Allocation of Prize Money Details

 

Meet your Athletes Committee Pacific Association Executive Board Representative, Athlete’s Chair Kendall Spencer (650-387-3565, [email protected]). Kendall, a San Mateo native, earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology with minors in business and sociology from the University of New Mexico. During this time he was active with NCAA governance issues. Spencer won a national championship in the indoor long jump in 2012, he earned First Team All-American honors in addition to numerous conference honors and has competed at the Olympic Trials. Learn more about Kendall in this January, 2018 Ted Talk “What Can We Learn From College Athletes?” YouTube presentation.

  • Definition of a USATF elite athlete: an athlete who has competed or who has qualified to compete in a USA National Track & Field Championship or U.S. Olympic Team Trials.
  • Below are links to Pacific Association elite athlete news, and to the right are links to information to assist you with your pursuit of athletic excellence.

News for Elite and Emerging-Elite PA/USATF Athletes

OTF PA Open Track & Field Championships: June 4, 5 at the Golden West Invitational

Posted by on May 17, 2022 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Officials, pausatf, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field, XC, Youth | 0 comments

    The 2022 USATF Pacific Open Track & Field Championships will be held in conjunction with the 62nd Annual Golden West Invitational, June 4 & 5, at Cordova High School in Rancho Cordova, CA. This meet is also open to youth, high school and masters track & field athletes. Deadline to enter is May 31, 2022! Helpful Links: Meet Information/Schedule Meet Registration PA 2022 Open T&F GRAND PRIX Info and Application PLEASE NOTE: Double points will be awarded to PA athletes registered for the PA Grand Prix in their...

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LDR Impala Racing Team seeks Head & Asst. Coaches

Posted by on May 4, 2022 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Masters LDR, pausatf, Road Racing, XC | 0 comments

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RW PA’s Christie & Stevens latest RW Honors

Posted by on Apr 27, 2022 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Masters T&F, Race Walking, Track & Field | 0 comments

  Read more about Nick Christie’s National 20K RW Championships win … CLICK HERE to view complete results when they become available. Robyn Stevens achieved a pending *AMERICAN RECORD for the RW 35K distance at the World Athletics Race Walk competitions held in Dundince, Slovakia April 23. She walked 2:49:29 for 35km to shatter the *American record by more than 10 minutes, finishing fifth in a competitive field, and on the way broke the *American record in the 25k and 30k plus her own Masters records in the 25k,30k, 35k....

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OTF USATF Pacific 2022 Open Track & Field Grand Prix Details Announced

Posted by on Apr 22, 2022 in Coach, Elite Athlete, pausatf, Track & Field | 0 comments

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PA USATF Pacific Mourns the loss of Elite Distance Runner, Aggie and Cal Poly SLO Coach Mark Conover

Posted by on Apr 8, 2022 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Masters T&F, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, Officials, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field, XC | 0 comments

    Mark Conover: 1960-2022. This USATF Pacific elite distance runner and life-long Aggies member placed 2nd at the stormy 1987 California International Marathon, and went on to win the 1988 Olympic Marathon Trials to become a Team USA Olympian at the Seoul Olympics, and to achieve NCAA D2 Champion status. He later became a beloved and hugely successful distance coach at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. His unwavering passion for running, his family and his coaching fueled his battle with a lifelong series of cancers, and he became a...

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YTF, HS, O&MTF, RW Golden West Invitational on June 4-5: Registration is OPEN with events for High School, Youth, and Open/Masters!

Posted by on Apr 4, 2022 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Masters News, Masters T&F, Officials, PA Masters TF News, pausatf, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field, Youth | 0 comments

    Be sure to check the GWI Website for all the updates. Registration is open! Events & Schedule (tentative) are posted. High School, youth and open/masters athletes are all invited to attend. CLICK HERE for direct links to lodging with special rates, courtesy of Share this: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)MoreClick to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket...

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RW Christie, Stevens headline World Athletics Race Walks Team USA announcement!

Posted by on Mar 1, 2022 in Coach, Elite Athlete, pausatf, Race Walking | 0 comments

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RR Speedy Distance Runners Sought for Wearable Tech Study

Posted by on Feb 4, 2022 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, pausatf, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field, XC | 0 comments

  Tech Company Seeking Athletes for Wearable Tech Study! Our PA Treasurer Jason Mawdsley is helping a local company source well-trained athletes for a study utilizing various wearable tech. For every athlete Jason refers who is accepted into the trial, the PA Foundation will earn 150 dollars!  Below are the criteria for an athlete’s acceptance into this trial: 22-29 years old Able to attend 2-3 in person sessions in Santa Clara, California Males with a V02 Max 50 ml/kg/min or 10km time <= 39 minutes Females with a VO2 Max 40...

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RR CIM PA Members Age Group Awardees (and a World Record!)

Posted by on Dec 13, 2021 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Masters LDR, Masters T&F, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, pausatf, Road Racing, XC | 0 comments

CIM PA Members Age Group Awardees This list contains the USATF Pacific members who received Age Group awards at the 38th Annual CIM on Dec. 5, 2021. It begins with the overall winner, Brendan Gregg, who’s time of 2:11:21 is the third fastest CIM time, behind Jerry Lawson’s course record 2:10:27 set in 1993 and Peter Butler’s 1985 time of 2:10:56. CLICK HERE to check the times of all the USATF Pacific CIM finishers and the updated list of all-time top 50 age-graded USATF Pacific road racing performances. World Record for Iain...

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RR CIM! PA-Connected Gregg Wins; 1st Woman sets CR!

Posted by on Dec 6, 2021 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, pausatf, Road Racing, Track & Field | 0 comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, December 5, 2021 Contact: Kevin Liao, (408) 667-5650 Davis Native Brendan Gregg, Debut Marathoner Sara Vaughn Win ‘Comeback’ California International Marathon 9,000 Registered to Run the Full Marathon After Cancellation of 2020 Race SACRAMENTO — In the return of the California International Marathon after the cancellation of the 2020 race due to COVID-19, Davis, Calif. native Brendan Gregg and first-time marathoner Sara Vaughn captured victories today at the 38th edition of the signature Northern California race....

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