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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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PA May 19, 7:30 pm BofA Meeting Online Conference Call

Posted by on May 15, 2020 in Coach, Cross Country, Elite Athlete, Masters T&F, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, Officials, Para Athletics, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field, Youth | 0 comments

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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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PA USATF New Member Portal Webinar Reminder

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

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PA PA Competitions and Practices after COVID 19

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

From PA’s Dave Shrock: “I have been in discussion with Dr. Robert Chapman (USATF Associate Director of Sports Science and Medicine & COVID19 Chair), and this is the official USATF verbiage as of now.”   Can clubs conduct practices? Each association, club coach and local organizer should consult their local health authorities for guidance. A top priority now is health, wellness, and proper behaviors to avoid infection and its spread as we are still within the ‘crisis’ phase of this situation.  For specific guidelines...

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RR Important Updates – Road Grand Prix

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

COVID19 2020 Road Grand Prix Adjustments 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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MUT Pioneer Spirit 50 Mile (USATF Nat’l Trail Champs) with USATF Report

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Cross Country, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, Road Racing | 0 comments

  Official Results   USATF Report posted 3/26/20 Brief Race Recap Courtesy of irunfar.com Detailed Race Recap Courtesy of fartherfaster.blogspot.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)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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YTF Free Online Youth Nutrition Seminar

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020 in Coach, coaching education, Youth | 0 comments

Live Nutrition Web Session – Thursday March 26th at 11AM ET USATF New England  is hosting Laura Morretti (MS, RD, CSSD, LDN) and Nicole Farnwworth, Clinical Nutrition Specialist both with the Sports Medicine Division of Boston Children’s Hospital for a talk on nutrition in sports.  This session is focused on the needs of youth athletes  (middle school and up) and  is meant for their consumption and participation.  Parents, and coaches are welcome to learn. Youth athletes are managing the collective demands of training, growth, and...

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PA IOC announces 2020 Olympic Games will not be held in 2020

Posted by on Mar 24, 2020 in pausatf | 0 comments

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PA USATF Sanctions Coronavirus Response 5/20

Posted by on Mar 20, 2020 in pausatf | 0 comments

Sanctions Coronavirus Response   These are challenging times!  As we all navigate the momentous impact of COVID-19 on our daily lives and the lives of our loved ones, we are also faced with the reality that it has impacted the sports world (and our sport) significantly. USATF wants to assure you that we take the  health, safety, and well-being of our sanctioned event organizers and sanctioned event participants seriously. We are monitoring the situation related to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 very closely. USATF is following guidance issued...

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PA COVID-19 Message from PA BofA & USATF

Posted by on Mar 17, 2020 in pausatf | 0 comments

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RR Road Grand Prix updates; please check calendar!

Posted by on Mar 17, 2020 in pausatf | 0 comments

The Oakland Marathon Relay, an event on the PA’s Road Grand Prix, is postponed until Sunday, August 30th, due to health and safety concerns surrounding CoVID-19.  Please see the event website for further information.  It will remain a Team points scoring and prize money awarding event on our Road Grand Prix at this time. The Mile of Truth, also on the PA’s Road Grand Prix, is cancelled for the same concerns.  Please see the event website for further information. The Stow Lake Stampede 5k, also on the PA’s Road Grand Prix, is...

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PA 17 March BoA Conference call details

Posted by on Mar 16, 2020 in Awards, Coach, coaching education, coaching education, Cross Country, Elite Athlete, elite athlete grants, Masters LDR, Masters News, Masters T&F, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, Officials, Officials News, PA Masters TF News, Para Athletics, pausatf, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field, usatf-pacific-athletes-on-their-road-to-rio | 0 comments

For meeting agenda and call in details click here: https://www.pausatf.org/about/meetings/ 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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YTF 2020 USATF COVID-19 Update

Posted by on Mar 15, 2020 in Youth | 0 comments

Dear USATF Members: This is an unprecedented time for our country and our world. USATF has established a Working Group of medical, scientific, and industry experts to advise us on matters related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). This Working Group receives regular updates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC), and other U.S. professional sports leagues. Dr. Robert Chapman is our ​National Office lead. Earlier this week the USATF Masters Indoor...

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