Max Siegel has been CEO of USA Track & Field since May 1, 2012. A seasoned sports and music marketing executive, Max possesses the unique skills needed to move USA Track & Field into a more visible position in the global world of sports and sports entertainment.
Armory To Host Olympic Champs Hastings, McCorory and Wineberg - New York, January 30, 2013- The 106th Millrose Games' women's 400 meters will comprise a golden trio of Olympic champions. Their names especially should be familiar to Big Apple track & field followers as two are New York natives and the other has been at her best when competing in New York City.
Written by USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - Duane Solomon (Los Angeles, Calif.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after setting a 600-meter American record of 1:15.70 at the Five Nations Match in Glasgow, Scotland, on Saturday.
Solomon’s time bettered the nearly 26-year-old record of 1:15.80 set by Chip Jenkins.
Written by IAAF - Tadese set to attack his own World Half-marathon record in Prague
Five time IAAF World Half-marathon champion Zersenay Tadese will look to continue his incredible record over 13.1 miles when he lines up for the Hervis Prague Half Marathon – an IAAF Gold Label Race – on April 6.
The fastest female American marathoner of all time prepares to run her hometown marathon - LOS ANGELES — One of the biggest names in running will be at the start line of the 2013 LA Marathon. Three-time Olympian Deena Kastor, who holds the U.S. record in the marathon, will compete in her first LA Marathon on Sunday, March 17.
What a great event! The Bupa Westminster Mile, to be held May 26, 2013, is a great way to get runners, soon to be runners, of all ages to compete and try the magical distance of the mile! More info to come on this event!
INDIANAPOLIS – The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle and USA Track & Field (USATF) today announced that the first-ever USATF National Club Team 8 km Championships will be held as part of Chicago’s popular 40,000-participant road race on Sunday, April 7, 2013.
INDIANAPOLIS - The 2014 and 2015 USA Half Marathon Championships have been awarded to Houston, Texas and the 2016 and 2017 USA Half Marathon Championships have been awarded to Columbus, Ohio, USA Track & Field, the Houston Marathon Committee and The Capital City Half Marathon announced today.
Foster Set For Arizona Rock & Roll Marathon; Elliot To Open Indoor Season With Indiana 3k (Colorado Springs, CO) - Christie Foster (adidas/BRC) will compete in Sunday's Arizona Rock & Roll Marathon in Phoenix, while husband Kenny Foster and Adrian Chouinard, who also compete for adidas/BRC, will compete in the event's half-marathon.
FIVE TEAM USA MINNESOTA RUNNERS TO COMPETE THIS WEEKEND; ANDREW CARLSON FINISHES 7TH AT HOUSTON MARATHON; JON PETERSON 2ND AT BA
Minneapolis/St. Paul – Jan. 16, 2013 – Five Team USA Minnesota distance runners will compete this weekend, with Heather Kampf traveling to Bermuda to race the mile on Jan. 18 and four others to run the 3000 meters at the Jack Johnson Invitational at the University of Minnesota on Jan. 19.
INDIANAPOLIS - Mary Cain (Bronxville, N.Y.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after running the fastest 3,000-meter time ever run by a high school girl with her time of 9:02.10 to win the Dempsey Indoor, held at the University of Washington on Jan. 12.
Three-time World indoor champion Bernard Lagat has been added to the list of top athletes announced for the Millrose Games, along with Olympic 800m finalists Duane Solomon and Nick Symmonds.
(Photo:Bobby Mack at 2012 USA XC Champs ) INDIANAPOLIS - Bobby Mack (Raleigh, N.C.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning the senior men’s 8 km in 24:27 at the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country race on Jan. 5.
Andrew Carlson to Run Chevron Houston Marathon on Jan. 13; Results from Edinburgh Cross Country Meet
Minneapolis/St. Paul – Jan. 9, 2013 – Team USA Minnesota’s Andrew Carlson will be among the elite field at the 41st running of the Chevron Houston Marathon on Jan. 13. The race will be Carlson’s second marathon, having made his debut in the distance with a time of 2:11:24 to finish sixth at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, which were also held in Houston.
Suver Wins Bronze For Team USA In BUPA Great Edinburgh XC
(Edinburgh, Scotland) - Mattie Suver (adidas/BRC) led Team USA with a third place podium finish at the BUPA Great Edinburgh Cross Country meet in Edinburgh, Scotland on Saturday. Suver fell back as far as twelfth-place mid-race as eventual champion Fionnuala Britton of Team Europe stretched out the field. Running a strong final 1,000-meters, Suver launched an impressive kick to nab the bronze on the challenging European-style cross country course finishing with a time of 21:00 for 6k. The finish was the highest for, and the first podium medal for, Team USA's women in the three team match that also featured Team Great Britain.
(Photo: Fernando Cabada Jr) HOUSTON, Tex. - On January 13, a day shy of a year since the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Marathon, American men and women again return to Houston.
Olympic Pole Vault champion Jenn Suhr and 10,000m Olympic silver medallist Galen Rupp are two of the latest stars announced for the 2013 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on February 2, an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting.
High School Stars Set to Excel in Hispanic Games at Armory; Marcus Samuelsson to Receive Leadership Award on Saturday
Friday & Saturday January 4-5, The Armory, 168th St and Fort Washington Ave. WHAT: The 19th Annual Hispanic Games will be held today and Saturday (January 5) at the Armory's New Balance Track & Field Center.The Hispanic Games have become another in a series of high-quality, large-volume high school meets at the Armory.
Davila placed second at the 2011 Boston Marathon and set a new American course record of 2:22:38, is slowly recovering from stress fracture in her right leg - BOSTON - Desiree Davila, a member of the 2013 John Hancock Elite Boston Marathon Team has withdrawn from the upcoming Monday, April 15 race due to a slow-healing femoral stress fracture of the right leg.
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