The PAUSATF Foundation is pleased to present this year’s Elite Athlete Grant winners. Out of our strongest application pool yet, the following winners have been awarded $1000 or $500 grants to assist them in their path to the 2017 USATF Outdoor Nationals in Sacramento and beyond. Congratulations to all of these outstanding athletes!
|Patterson||Elizabeth||Santa Cruz||High Jump|
|Spencer||Kendall||Foster City||Long Jump|
|Stevens||Robyn||Mountain View||Race Walk|
|Mc Kee||Megan||San Jose||Hammer|
Best of luck to all of you in your quest for London.
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 past fifteen years, he’s led his Southern California clubs to two dozen masters national championships in cross country and road racing. He’s a five-time USA Masters Cross Country Runner of the Year, the fastest-ever American distance runner over age 50 on the roads for 5K (15:02) and 10K (31:11), and holds multiple American and world age-group records. Magill lives in South Pasadena, California, and com¬petes for the Cal Coast Track Club.
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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
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.
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.