Pacific Assocation of USA Track and field

Elite Athletes

Elite Athletes

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

CLICK HERE to review reports about PA athletes at the 2016 Olympics.
Archived PA News


PA 17 March BoA Conference call details

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RRVideo on PA Runner YiOu Wang’s Oly Marathon Trial experience

Posted by on Mar 7, 2020 in Elite Athlete | 0 comments

A video on The Running Experience YouTube channel details YiOu Wang’s late race prep, the race itself and her post-race analysis. Running the Olympic Trials – Behind the Scenes with Yiou Wang 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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RR LetsRun.com article on Hoka Aggies’ Liza Reichert

Posted by on Feb 12, 2020 in Elite Athlete, pausatf | 0 comments

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RR LetsRun.com Article on Hoka Aggies Swarnjit Boyal

Posted by on Feb 9, 2020 in Elite Athlete | 0 comments

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RR LetsRun.com Q&A with PA Runner Sergio Reyes

Posted by on Feb 6, 2020 in Elite Athlete, Road Racing | 0 comments

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RW PA’s Robyn Stevens WINS National USATF 50K Race Walk Championship!

Posted by on Jan 27, 2020 in Elite Athlete, Race Walking, Track & Field | 0 comments

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PA Feb. 1 PA Awards Banquet Deadline to Sign Up is now Noon on Tues. 1/28

Posted by on Jan 25, 2020 in Coach, Cross Country, Elite Athlete, Masters LDR, Masters T&F, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, Officials, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field, Youth | 0 comments

PA Inaugural Hall of Fame & Annual Awards Banquet (2/1) Deadline to Sign Up Moved to Noon on Tuesday 1/28 CLICK HERE for all the details and to sign up! Don’t miss Guest Speaker Shannon Rowbury and the chance to visit with Olympic Discus Gold Medalist Stephanie Trafton. Honor and learn about your Hall of Fame Inductees and Achievement Award winners – Youth, LDR, Race Walk, Open & Masters Track & Field! Receive a coupon for discounted entries to the event of your choice at the Feb. 2 Kaiser Permanente Half...

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PA USATF Annual Meeting PA Delegates Reports

Posted by on Jan 17, 2020 in Coach, Cross Country, Elite Athlete, Masters LDR, Masters T&F, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, Officials, Para Athletics, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field, Youth | 0 comments

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PA Officials Want YOU! Clinics Schedule Updated

Posted by on Jan 16, 2020 in Coach, Cross Country, Elite Athlete, Masters T&F, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, Officials, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field, Youth | 0 comments

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RR PA’s Jane Kibii is the Women’s CIM Winner in 2:29:31

Posted by on Dec 9, 2019 in Elite Athlete, Road Racing | 0 comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2019 Contact: Carlos Alcala, (916) 737-7683 Elite Winners Elisha Barno and Jane Kibii Heat Up Cloudy CIM Rainy Start Fails to Deter Olympic Trials Qualifiers Among Nearly 10,000 Registered to Run the Full Marathon SACRAMENTO — Running in cloudy, damp conditions on their way to a finish in California’s state capital, Kenyan Elisha Barno and Kenyan/American Jane Kibii claimed the top men’s and women’s at the 37th annual California International Marathon. The winners were joined by an estimated 13,000 marathon...

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