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YOUTH 2020 Natl. USATF JO XC Champs Oct. 12 – No Qualifiers Needed

Posted by on Oct 8, 2020 in Coach, Officials, pausatf, Race Walking, Track & Field, Youth | 0 comments

Please be advised that due to COVID-19 there will be no Association nor Regional qualifying procedures for advancement into the 2020 USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships.  The JOXC Championships will be held in Lexington and has now been scheduled to be a two (2) day competition on December 12-13, 2020.  This schedule change is necessary to assure that all precautions have been made to assure the safety and welfare of the Competitors, Officials, Staff and Spectators.    The schedule and event information will be available...

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XC 2020 USATF National Club Cross Country Championships Canceled

Posted by on Sep 30, 2020 in Cross Country, pausatf | 0 comments

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PA Important Update for Coaches & Parents of Unattached Athletes

Posted by on Sep 21, 2020 in 2019-usatf-national-junior-olympic-track-field-championships, pausatf, Youth | 0 comments

ATTENTION: ALL TEAM COACHES & PARENTS OF UNATTACHED ATHLETES IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING THE MEMBERSHIP & AGE VERIFICATION PROCESS The USATF has made two (2) SIGNIFICANT changes that will affect Membership Registration and Age Verification. It is important that all coaches and parents of unattached athletes are aware of and understand these new changes to avoid any eligibility or participation conflicts with their athletes. Below is a brief outline of those changes and what your next steps are. USATF CONNECT USATF has updated it...

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PA USATF Annual Meeting will be virtual, Dec. 3-6

Posted by on Sep 16, 2020 in Coach, Cross Country, Elite Athlete, Masters T&F, Officials, Para Athletics, pausatf, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field | 0 comments

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OFF August 30, 2020 Annual Meeting Video

Posted by on Sep 14, 2020 in Officials | 0 comments

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OFF August 30, 2020 Annual Meeting

Posted by on Sep 13, 2020 in Officials | 0 comments

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OFF John Murray and Jim Hume to be inducted into the Nat’l Officials Hall of Fame

Posted by on Sep 3, 2020 in Coach, Masters LDR, Mtn-Ultra-Trail Running, pausatf, Track & Field, Youth | 0 comments

Join us in congratulating John Murray, and Jim Hume (posthumously) into the National Officials Hall of Fame! The induction would normally take place during the Officials Banquet at the Annual Meeting, though we are unsure as yet if the annual meeting will be in-person or virtual.  Determination to be made late September. 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...

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ELITE Shannon Rowbury’s Views on Motherhood and her Athletic Future

Posted by on Sep 2, 2020 in Coach, Elite Athlete, pausatf, Road Racing | 0 comments

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RR, XC XC Express Features WVJS President & Wilcox HS Coach Walt Van Zant

Posted by on Aug 28, 2020 in Coach, Cross Country, pausatf, Road Racing | 0 comments

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Elite Shannon Rowbury Interview with Alysia Montaño

Posted by on Aug 27, 2020 in Elite Athlete | 0 comments

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Elite Shannon Rowbury Turning 2020 Into Miracle Season

Posted by on Aug 25, 2020 in Elite Athlete, Track & Field | 0 comments

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PA Jim Hume’s Celebration of Life video, pics and bio

Posted by on Aug 21, 2020 in Coach, Cross Country, Masters T&F, Officials, pausatf, Race Walking, Road Racing, Track & Field, Youth | 0 comments

On Friday, 21 August, 50 family members and friends joined together to celebrate Jim Hume’s life.  Click on the link below for video of the celebration (thanks JR Heberle and Sean Laughlin) along with Jim’s bio and photos. Officials   by Fred Baer, USATF Pacific Media Hume died in June, following a series of illnesses in recent years. A memorial is planned for 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 21 and will be streamed and posted on the USA Track & Field National Officials Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/groups/98592597792. Hume...

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MTF USATF Masters Newsletter – News You Can Use!

Posted by on Aug 17, 2020 in Masters News, Masters T&F, pausatf | 0 comments

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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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