Awards

Masters Track & Field recognizes excellence in athletic performance and administrative contributions via several award and recognition programs. Yearly awards include All American, Age Group Awards, Athlete of the Year, Hall of Fame, David Pain Centenarian award and Rex Harvey Combined Event Athlete of the Year Award. Addtionally, Rankings Awards are now available…

read more

Age Grading

Many sports have a way of providing a “handicap” to athletes of differing abilities. This allows an average athlete to compete against a more well-trained athlete and still have a chance of defeating them. The “handicap” is used to better the score of the weaker athlete. In Bowling for instance,…

read more

USATF Masters Clubs

Clubs provide athletes with a local community of like-minded members who often train together and (in some circumstances) compete together. USATF sanctions over 2,000 clubs across the United States. Although there is no requirement to join a club, joining provides opportunities to connect with other athletes in your area for…

read more

Facilities

Everyone needs a place to train! This section is devoted to providing information about facilities that offer public access for training. Most public junior high and high schools (and many junior colleges) have tracks that are open to the public when they are not being used by the school or…

read more

Gear and Equipment

Track and field athletes typically do not need a lot of gear! But there are plenty of specialty stores and on-line vendors selling all kinds of stuff for athletes. Here’s an overview of what’s out there. FOR RUNNERS: Most runners who compete on the track need a good pair of…

read more

Athletes Call to Media Info

Have you considered sharing your Championship results or your Master’s story with your local press? Post-event is a good time to consider calling or emailing your local Newspaper or TV or Newsradio program, (you can contact podcasts or websites as well). You would be surprised how many people are interested…

read more

National Masters News

National Masters News has been providing information on Masters T&F for over 40 years!! National Masters News provides a forum for USATF to spread the word about our great masters program and for our writers to express to all what a tremendous thing it is to still be able to…

read more

Masters Long Distance Running Individual Grand Prix

The Masters Individual Grand Prix (IGP) is open to all USATF Masters (ages 40+) member athletes who compete in one or more of the USA Masters LDR Championships listed on the Masters Grand Prix schedule. Awards: The following prizes will be awarded for both Masters Men and Masters Women in each…

read more

USATF Masters Website Archive

Please visit our archive for Masters Track and Field on the web! You may find items that are not available on this new website or just enjoy some very good HTML coding! The site was built and maintained by Jeff Brower from the 2008 til August 2018, thanks Jeff!   click the…

read more

USATF Rules, Policies, Safe Sport and More

USATF is committed to more than just great athletes, great meets, and Olympic medals. USATF is committed to being a leader both on and off the track. USATF’s initiatives touch the lives of thousands both domestically and internationally each year. Programs like Masters Track and Field make the dream of…

read more