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USATF Cross Country Championships

Korir, Tuliamuk Victorious at USATF Cross Country Championships; Coloradans Among Top Finishers

A muddy, icy course, surrounded by two feet of snow throughout the 2k loop led to some exciting racing at the USATF Cross Country Championships in Bend, Oregon, as Leonard Korir kicked home to victory on the men’s side, while Aliphine Tuliamuk dominated the women’s field. The USATF Cross Country Championships are the first stop […]

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Melody Fairchild

Boulder’s Melody Fairchild Takes Masters Title at the USATF Cross Country Championships

Jacques Sallberg was nothing short of impressive, while Melody Fairchild overcame a fall late in the first 2 km loop to dominate the masters races at the USATF Cross Country Championships at River’s Edge Golf Course in Bend. For the junior races, it was Paul Roberts and Michelle Magnani who reigned supreme on the snowy […]

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New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

2017 USATF Championship Series returns to NBC, NBCSN

Following a landmark eight-year partnership announcement with NBC Sports Group, NBC and its properties will air ten hours of USATF Championship Series indoor competition on broadcast television in 2017, USATF announced Tuesday. The New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, Armory Track Invitational and the USATF Indoor Championships will be broadcast on NBCSN, while the NYRR Millrose […]

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Hillary Bor

Coloradans Among Team USA Members Competing at the 2017 Great Edinburgh XCountry Challenge

Team USA will take on the world once again at the Great Edinburgh XCountry Challenge, held Saturday, January 7 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Three-time GEXC champion Garrett Heath (Seattle, Washington) will look to make it four as he renews his rivalry with Great Britain’s Mo Farah in Holyrood Park. Heath, the two-time defending 4 km champion […]

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USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships

New Individual Champions, Repeat Team Wins at 2016 JOXC

Out of a record 3,500 participants, ten triumphed and were crowned national champions at USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships at Veterans Park on Saturday, December 10. On-demand video coverage is available on USATF.TV +PLUS; results can be found here. Youth Athlete of the Year nominee Yamilet Lopez (USATF Pacific, Pacific Coast ShockWaves) kicked […]

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libby james

Fort Collins’ Libby James Named USATF Athlete of the Week after Record-Breaking Day on the Roads

Masters athlete Libby James has been honored as USATF Athlete of the Week after her record-breaking performance at the USATF Masters 5K Road Championships on Sunday, October 2. Hosted by the Syracuse Festival of Races, there were masters records in multiple age groups, but James’s feat reigned supreme. James (Fort Collins, Colorado) finished in 25:11, […]

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andy wacker

Boulder’s Andy Wacker Earns USATF Athlete of the Week Honors

Andy Wacker (Boulder, Colorado) earns his first USATF Athlete of the Week nod after taking home the second national title of his career, winning the 2016 USATF Half Marathon Trail Championships on Saturday, October 15. Wacker captured his second career USATF Mountain-Ultra-Trail (MUT) title, winning the 2016 USATF Half Marathon Trail Championships, hosted by the […]

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Track & Field Fastest-Growing and Largest Sport Among High School Athletes

The country’s clearinghouse of high school sports reports that track & field is the nation’s #1 and fastest-growing high school participatory sport. Released Wednesday, The National Federation of State High School Associations’ annual High School Athletics Participation Survey reveals that track and field last year logged the biggest increase for both boys and girls. The […]

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usatf masters

USATF Masters Track Championships at ABQ Convention Center March 4-6

USA MASTERS TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP AT ALBUQUERQUE CONVENTION CENTER FRIDAY-SUNDAY, MARCH 4-6:  FOUR OLYMPIANS INCLUDING ’84 FLAGBEARER, TWO ENTERTAINERS, 30+ WORLD CHAMPIONS, MANY NEW MEXICO STAR ATHLETES; MEDIA AND PUBLIC ARE WELCOME  The USA Track & Field National Masters Indoor Championships will be held at the Albuquerque Convention Center Friday-Sunday March 4-6, with four Olympians, including 1984 […]

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