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 Jestena Mattson.

Jestena Mattson

Jestena, a Fresno State alumna with record-setting collegiate performances, is also an Olympian, both at the  Summer Olympics for Heptathlon and at the Winter Olympics on the Bobsled Team. She received a USATF Pacific Foundation training grant in 2021, folllowing exceptional performances in her post collegiate career.

  • 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

PA New Safe Sport Instructions

Posted by on Sep 20, 2022 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, Officials, pausatf, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field, XC, Youth | 0 comments

We have had some updates to our website over the past couple of months. The instructions for USATF Safe Sport training currently on the website are outdated. We are working on getting those updated but inserted below are updated instructions for you to use in the meantime. You may also download this pdf. Additionally,  the SafeSport Trained Core and Refresher courses as well as courses on mandatory reporting and courses for adult athletes will be updated on Wednesday, October 19th. The learning platform will be offline on Wednesday, October...

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MUT PA’ers Canfield & Pannu to represent Team USA at World 100K Championships… tonight, 8/26!

Posted by on Aug 26, 2022 in Coach, Elite Athlete, LDR, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, pausatf, Road Racing, XC | 0 comments

    At 9:30 pm this Friday (8/26) evening, two of our Pacific Association members will represent our country in the 100K Road World Championships in Berlin, Germany. After her recent World 50-mile Road and American 100K Road Women 60-64 age group records set at the 100K Road Nationals in Madison, WI, last April, Meghan Canfield will aim at establishing a new World Age Group record for the 100K distance. Representing our local Aggies, and after clocking a blazing 6:28:31 at the HOKA ONE ONE Project Carbon X2 100K in 2021, Rajpaul...

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COACH Save the date! Shannon Rowbury Women & Coaches Clinic December 10-11 in SF

Posted by on Aug 19, 2022 in Coach, coaching education, Elite Athlete, LDR, pausatf, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field, XC, Youth | 0 comments

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RW Stevens & Christie’s Solid RW 20K Finishes at World Athletics Championships

Posted by on Jul 19, 2022 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Masters T&F, pausatf, Race Walking, Track & Field | 0 comments

  2022 World Athletics Championships USATF Pacific Team USA Race Walk Team Members Results July 15, 2022 Women’s Team 24th out of 41 entrants: Robyn Stevens, USATF Pacific member,  1:36:16 Race Analysis Complete Women’s RW Results Men’s Team 31st out of 45 entrants: Nick Christie, USATF Pacific-connected member, 1:28:28:00 Race Analysis Complete Men’s RW Results Congratulations! 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...

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MTF PA Masters mine metal at WMA World Outdoor Champs Updated 7.12.22

Posted by on Jul 11, 2022 in Coach, Elite Athlete, LDR, Masters LDR, Masters T&F, PA Masters TF News, pausatf, Track & Field | 0 comments

    This report was compiled by Tom Bernhard and Cynci Calvin. If we missed anyone, email Cynci with the information. Congratulations! It’s a long way from Northern California to Finland, but when you can come back home with Masters World Championship medals it’s a trip worth taking. PA Masters athletes did just that, winning a total of at least 21 medals at the just concluded World Masters Athletics Outdoors Championships held in Tampere Finland. Leading the medal haul was Lynne Hurelle who won five Golds (W85 400m,...

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RR CIM is USATF National Marathon Championship for 2022!

Posted by on Jun 17, 2022 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, Officials, pausatf, Road Racing, XC | 0 comments

USATF Marathon Championships return to the California International Marathon CIM will host the men’s and women’s 2022 USATF Marathon Championships on Sunday, Dec. 4, following successful runs in 2017 & 2018 June 17, 2022 For immediate release Contact: Danielle Domenichelli; 916-737-2626; [email protected] SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California International Marathon (CIM) has been selected to host the 2022 U.S. Marathon Championships for men and women by USA Track & Field (USATF), the sport’s national governing body. The...

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MUT Impala Anna Kacius on 2022 U.S. National 100K Team

Posted by on Jun 15, 2022 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, pausatf, Road Racing, Track & Field, XC | 0 comments

USA Track & Field | 2022 U.S. National 100 km Team: Qualification Standards and Current List of Qualifiers   Congratulations, Anna, for qualifying as a 2022 U.S. National 100K Team member! 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 (Opens in new...

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T&F All Comers Summer Meets to Jump, Throw and Run with!

Posted by on Jun 14, 2022 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Masters T&F, pausatf, Road Racing, Track & Field, Youth | 0 comments

  June 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22: Lost Gatos All Comers (flier),  Los Gatos HS July 9, 16, 23, 30: Independence All Comers (flier), Independence HS, San Jose Registration (with more info) June 30, July 14, 21: Chabot College, Hayward (flier), Registration (with more info) June 28, July 12, 19 YOUTH ORIENTED Chabot College, Hayward (flier), Registration (with more info) 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...

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OTF PA Open Track & Field Championships: June 4 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 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 highest scored event...

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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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