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OFF July 12, 2020 PA Officials Meeting Minutes

Posted by on Aug 1, 2020 in Officials News | 0 comments

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MTF Virtual 2020 USATF Masters Track & Field Championships

Posted by on Jul 23, 2020 in Masters News, Masters T&F, pausatf, Track & Field | 0 comments

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LDR   PA LDR Masters get their American Records Ratified Early

Posted by on Jul 19, 2020 in pausatf | 0 comments

The Masters LDR Committee sent out the letter below announcing the early ratification of numerous age-group American Records, including several performances by PA runners. Masters Long Distance Running (LDR) ? Greetings on behalf of the Masters LDR Committee! The economy is starting to reopen which brings hope. We are all eager to resume competing head-to-head safely in National Championships. But there is still no definitive word on when it will be possible to stage Masters LDR Championships. In the meantime, the Masters LDR Committee has...

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YOUTH PA Youth Team, East Palo Alto Greyhounds, Featured in Peninsula Express

Posted by on Jul 18, 2020 in Coach, pausatf, Youth | 0 comments

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RR 2020 Road Grand Prix: All Series Cancelled

Posted by on Jul 15, 2020 in pausatf | 0 comments

For the 2020 Road Grand Prix, the Team Series has been cancelled, as well as both the Individual Short and Long Series.  There will be no year-end prize money purses. Teams and Individuals can still compete at any remaining event, and will be scored at the particular event for the event prize money. 2020 Comps are deferred until 2021. Questions?  Contact Andy Crawford (Road Grand Prix Coordinator & LDR Chair) [email protected] Share this:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click...

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XC Updated Tentative 2020 PA XC Grand Prix Schedule

Posted by on Jul 13, 2020 in Cross Country, pausatf | 0 comments

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T&F Houlihan shatters 5000m AR in Portland

Posted by on Jul 11, 2020 in Elite Athlete, Track & Field | 0 comments

Well there certainly hasn’t been much positive T&F news lately, but don’t tell that to the Bowerman Track Club. In a closed meet in Portland, BTC members Shelby Houlihan (14:23.92) and Karissa Schweizer (14:26.34) both broke Houlihan’s existing AR of 14:34.45. In the Men’s heat, Moh Ahmed destroyed his PR and Canadian record of 12:58.16 by running an incredible 12:47.20 which is now the North American Area record and 10th on teh all-time 5000m list. 35 year old Lopez Lomong continued his career revival by breaking...

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LDR July 12th 1:00pm – LDR meeting

Posted by on Jul 10, 2020 in pausatf | 0 comments

There will be an LDR virtual meeting on July 12th, 2020 at 1:00pm. Tentative Agenda: 2020 XC Grand Prix – status and plan 2020 MUT Grand Prix – status and plan If you would like to join, your courteous notification prior to the meeting is appreciated.  Please let Andy Crawford ([email protected]) LDR Chair know in advance if possible. How to join the meeting: Topic: LDR Meeting Time: Jul 12, 2020 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/91388288289 Meeting ID: 913 8828 8289 One...

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PA National office responses to COVID-19 Q&A return to practice and competition

Posted by on Jun 29, 2020 in pausatf | 0 comments

    Click on the link below for notes from the 20 June national office Q&A with national leadership regarding return to practice and competition USATF COVID19 Q & A Session notes – June, 2020 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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PA USATF Pacific loses Jim Hume – administrator, official, trainer, coach.

Posted by on Jun 28, 2020 in Coach, Cross Country, Elite Athlete, Masters News, Masters T&F, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, Officials, Officials News, Pacific Association USATF Foundation, Para Athletics, pausatf, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field, Youth | 0 comments

Arrangements will be forthcoming. Below is Jim’s bio as written for the First Annual USATF Pacific Awards Banquet, 2019. Jim Hume has been active in the Pacific Association as an administrator, an official, a trainer, and a coach, for more than the last 50 years. As an administrator, Jim was the Women’s Statistician in the days before computers. He was the Youth Chair from the mid-‘70s until the mid-‘80s, served as the President of the Board of Athletics from ’82-’85, and has served as the Pacific Association Official’s Certification...

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PA Don’t Miss Out on These Membership Offers from USATF Partners

Posted by on Jun 26, 2020 in pausatf | 0 comments

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OFF May 3, 2020 PA Officials Meeting Minutes

Posted by on Jun 24, 2020 in Officials News, pausatf | 0 comments

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COACHES Level 2 School 28 July-2 August via ZOOM

Posted by on May 26, 2020 in Coach, coaching education, coaching education, Masters T&F, pausatf, Road Racing, Track & Field, Youth | 0 comments

USATF Level 2 School Summer Update The summer 2020 Level 2 will be conducted 28 July-2 August Via ZOOM.  Take advantage of completing a Level 2 remotely! Click here for further information 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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PA view Board of Athletics committee reports-financial statements and previous meeting minutes

Posted by on May 22, 2020 in pausatf | 0 comments

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COACHES COVID 19 program updates

Posted by on May 22, 2020 in Awards, Coach, coaching education, coaching education, Masters LDR, Masters News, Masters T&F, Officials, Officials News, pausatf, Road Racing, Track & Field | 0 comments

Click here for updates to our Coaching Education program due to COVID-19 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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LDR 24 May – LDR Committee Meeting – Agenda

Posted by on May 18, 2020 in pausatf | 0 comments

LDR Committee Meeting 24 May 2020 – 10:30am Teleconference – Dial in: (978)990-5000; code: 138289 Agenda Quick update about state of the Road Grand Prix Discussion about XC Grand Prix Quick update about MUT Grand Prix status New topics 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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RW COVID-19 2020 PA Race Walk Schedule Modifications

Posted by on Apr 30, 2020 in pausatf | 0 comments

Due to the global Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, we can’t conduct official races because we can’t be physically present with certified judges, officials, courses, or timing.  Therefore, we are modifying our traditional USA Track & Field Pacific Association Race Walk Grand Prix Series into something new… Welcome to the “#AloneTogether” version of the COVID-19 VIRTUAL Race Walk Grand Prix Series! As with our traditional Grand Prix, the first event was the One Mile held in Berkeley earlier this year.  The results for that race...

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PA Recommendations to Maintain Immune Health in Athletes, courtesy of European Journal of Sport Science

Posted by on Apr 30, 2020 in Coach, Cross Country, Elite Athlete, Masters T&F, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field | 0 comments

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YTF YOUTH ANNOUNCEMENTS

Posted by on Apr 20, 2020 in 2019-usatf-national-junior-olympic-track-field-championships, Coach, Pacific Association USATF Foundation, pausatf, Youth | 0 comments

USATF Hershey 2020 National Junior Olympic Program & Miscellaneous FAQ’s • Why was the 2020 USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Championships cancelled? o Based upon the current State of Florida COVID-19 mandates, the University of North Florida has notified USATF that the venue will not be available for the hosting of the Event. In addition, USATF is committed to the safety and welfare of our constituency and will follow all State and Local government mandates. • Does the cancellation of the Junior Olympic National Championship affect...

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XC Crystal Springs Epic and Historic XC Course Subject to Permanent Closure

Posted by on Apr 18, 2020 in Coach, Cross Country, Elite Athlete, Masters LDR, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, pausatf, Road Racing | 0 comments

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YTF YOUTH OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS CANCELLED

Posted by on Apr 14, 2020 in 2019-usatf-national-junior-olympic-track-field-championships, Coach, pausatf, Track & Field, Youth | 0 comments

Indianapolis – The 2020 USATF Hershey National Youth Outdoor Championships to be held in Miramar, Florida June 23 – 28, 2020, have been canceled, USATF announced today (Monday). Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Miramar and its local health authorities informed USATF that it would not host the championships. USATF is working to seek alternate opportunities for youth participation for later in the summer if local health authorities allow. For up-to-date information on COVID-19 gathered by USATF’s Working Group, visit...

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MTF 2020 USA Masters Games Postponed to 2021 Note: NOT USATF Masters Outdoor Championships

Posted by on Apr 10, 2020 in Coach, Masters T&F, PA Masters TF News, pausatf | 0 comments

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PA Open-Masters TF Championships postponed – updated 4/7

Posted by on Apr 7, 2020 in Coach, Elite Athlete, Masters T&F, Officials, Para Athletics, pausatf, Track & Field | 0 comments

Unfortunately, our 2020 PA MTF/Open Championships Meet has been postponed until a later date to be determined, per the USATF COVID-19 Working Group recommendation “Suspend all USATF Championship events and all USATF sanctioned events indefinitely.” Ideally, it will occur with a month of notice, and before our MTF Western Region and National Championships. But these are unusual times, so we are unsure of what will be legally allowed, medically wise, and according to USATF guidelines. BTW, USATF memberships were to increase May 1st,...

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YTF YOUTH JUNIOR OLYMPICS CANCELLED

Posted by on Apr 6, 2020 in Coach, Officials, pausatf, Youth | 0 comments

2020 USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Championships cancelled Indianapolis – The 2020 USATF Hershey National Junior Olympics Track & Field Championships to be held in Jacksonville, Florida July 27-August 2 have been cancelled, USATF announced today. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the University of North Florida and its local health authorities have closed its campus through at least July 30. USATF, in conjunction with the youth committee, is exploring possible alternate contingencies for the Junior Olympic athletes once the crisis allows...

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OFF March 8, 2020 PA Officials Meeting Minutes

Posted by on Apr 4, 2020 in Officials News, pausatf | 0 comments

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