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

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Archived PA News


RR CIM announces DEEP men’s and women’s elite field

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Elite Athlete, pausatf, Road Racing, Road Racing News, Road Racing News | 0 comments

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MTF/XC More from WMA with Jackrabbits WR 4x100m video

Posted by on Sep 25, 2018 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Masters LDR, Masters News, Masters T&F, PA Masters TF News, Road Racing News | 0 comments

Video of Women’s 55-59 4x100M Relay Team (Sandy Trulio, Adrianne Allen, Kathleen Shook & Joy Upshaw) sets a WR (54:05)! Team USA at WMA (Photo by Dave Albo) Joy Upshaw wins W55-59 LJ Gold (4.58m)! Joy Upshaw (center) with her LJ Gold Medal Start of the Men’s 50-54 1500M Tom LeGan, from the Strawberry Canyon Track Club, represented the loaded men’s 50-54 age group. He battled his way to a bronze medal (4:17.62) in arguably the most competitive men’s 50-54 1500 field in meet history. See video below. Share...

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RR PA’s Sara Hall WINS USATF Natl. 20K Championships!

Posted by on Sep 4, 2018 in Coach, Cross Country, Elite Athlete, Road Racing, Road Racing News, Road Racing News | 0 comments

September 3, New Haven CT PA’s Rachel Mitchel (SRA Elite) finishes 13th. Click here full results. Information courtesy of Andy Martin, exclamationservicesUSA.com   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)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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RR Masters Mile Championships include 2-medal winner Suzanne Cordes!

Posted by on Aug 29, 2018 in Coach, Cross Country, Elite Athlete, Masters LDR, pausatf, Road Racing, Road Racing News | 0 comments

At the 2018 USATF Masters 1 Mile Road Championship our Pacific Association contingent includes Suzanne Cordes. She took 3rd in the F55-59 division and 5th in the Women’s overall Age Grading. http://www.usatf.org/Events—Calendar/2018/USATF-Masters-1-Mile-Championships.aspx https://hub.enmotive.com/events/2018-hap-crim-festival-of-races/results 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)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new...

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RR PA Athletes at the Masters Mile Championships

Posted by on Aug 27, 2018 in Coach, Cross Country, Elite Athlete, Masters LDR, Masters News, Masters T&F, Road Racing | 0 comments

At the 2018 USATF Masters 1 Mile Road Championship 0ur Pacific Association contingent of three Masters LDR athletes made up in quantity by the quality of their performances. Check ’em out!  courtesy of Any Martin and exclamationservicesusa.com Updated 8/28/2018 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)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...

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LDR Post Collegiate LDR athletes 25 & Younger – Scholarship Opportunity; Applications Close Sept. 5.

Posted by on Aug 24, 2018 in Coach, Cross Country, Elite Athlete, pausatf, Road Racing, Track & Field | 0 comments

From: Michael Scott [email protected] To: Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2018 12:58 PM Subject: Jonathan Grey Scholarship Fund I’ve been asked to make all of you aware of the Jonathan Grey Scholarship Fund in partnership with the Boulder Track Club, Team USA Minnesota and Twin Cities In Motion. The scholarship fund is designed for one male and female distance runner under the age of 25 years, who has found the transition of graduating from collegiate athlete to professional athlete, difficult in terms of access to coaching,...

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PA Assoc Annual Meeting Announcement – Tues, 18 Sept.

Posted by on Aug 21, 2018 in Coach, coaching education, coaching education, Cross Country, Elite Athlete, Masters LDR, Officials, Officials News, PA Masters TF News, Pacific Association USATF Foundation, Para Athletics, pausatf, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field, Ultra Running, Youth | 0 comments

The USATF_Pacific Association will host its annual meeting Tuesday, 18 September at the Foster City Recreation Department from 7:30-10:00pm. Foster City Recreation Center, (650 Shell Blvd., Foster City, 94404). Primary tasks at the Annual Meeting are to approve the 2019 operating budget and approve sixteen delegates to the Columbus Annual Meeting. Agenda and meeting information will be posted one week before the meeting at: https://www.pausatf.org/about/meetings/ Share this:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens...

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MTF PA Masters Championships TF Meet Final Results

Posted by on Jun 25, 2018 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Masters LDR, pausatf, Race Walking, Track & Field | 0 comments

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TF PA Athletes’ Results at USATF Nationals as of June 23; action for June 24

Posted by on Jun 24, 2018 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Officials, pausatf, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field | 0 comments

Courtesy of Andy Martin, ExclamationServicesUSA.com For complete results visit http://www.usatf.org/Events—Calendar/2018/USATF-Outdoor-Championships.aspx Robyn Stevens nails the Women’s Bronze in the 20,000m Race Walk! Ashton Purvis advances in the 200m. Lots of action is in store for Sunday, June 24. 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)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Reddit (Opens in new...

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OTF PA 2018 Open Track & Field Meet Championships OFFICIAL RESULTS

Posted by on Jun 16, 2018 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Officials, pausatf, Track & Field | 0 comments

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