Pacific Assocation of USA Track and field

Track & Field

USATF Pacific Open Track & Field

USATF Pacific has a long history of hosting open track and field competitions at all levels, from local all comers meets to international. There is a USATF Pacific annual championship meet and an annual Grand Prix with prize money for the top performers. Use the links at the right to learn more.

Carl Lewis visits the USATF Pacific Fan Zone at the 2018 NCAA Western Preliminary Track & Field Championships, hosted by USATF Pacific and held in Sacramento, CA at Hornet Field.

2020 Open T&F Championships postponed, future date TBD

Due to the current COVID 19 Pandemic and resulting uncertainty and consideration for the safety and health of membership, the Open and Master’s T&F Champs scheduled for 31 May at College of San Mateo has been postponed, with a new date yet to be determined.

The Open and Master’s T&F Chairs will work to offer some type of competition opportunities when local health authorities determine it is safe to do so, and the safety and health of our membership in no way would be compromised.


2020 USATF Pacific Open Track & Field GRAND PRIX
suspended until further notice due to the cancellation/postponement of regional competitions


2019 USATF Pacific Open Track & Field Championships

RESULTS

Sunday, 9 June at College of San Mateo

The event was combined with the USATF Pacific Masters Track & Field ChampionshipsCSM Track


Open Track & Field News

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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