Masters Coaches and Masters Athletes Research

The Masters sport research team (Canadian researchers at Cape Breton University, University of Ottawa, and University of Lethbridge) invite Masters athletes and coaches of Masters athletes to participate in a new federally-funded study on Masters sport. Description of Studies Masters athletes are typically 35 years of age or older (varies…

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Karen Mendyka Huff-Pawlik Javelin in Poland – 1961

USA VS POLAND DUAL MEET- Warsaw July 29-30, 1961 Stadium Dzesieciolecia In July of 1961 at age 19 at the USA Women’s National Track and Field Championships Karen Mendyka from Los Angeles qualified for the USA Men and Women’s traveling Track and Field team to represent the USA in dual…

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USATF Masters Indoor Championships Day Two Recap!

American Masters athletes broke three more age group world records and four American records Saturday during the second day of the 2019 USATF Masters Indoor Championships at JDL Fast Track. 94-year-old Betty Lindberg (Atlanta, Georgia; Atlanta Track Club) covered a wide range of distances on Saturday. She clocked 21.15 in…

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Save the Date! 1st MT&F Super Regional Event

Save the Date!! Announcing the 1st Masters Track and Field Super Regional Meet! 2019 USATF Masters Super Regional Championships An East Region and Southeast Region Event June 1 – 2, 2019 Howard Community College, Columbia MD   Go to www.pvtc.org/superregional for more information Hosted by Potomac Valley Track Club Please…

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David Pain Pioneer of Masters Athletics

Our condolences to David’s family and our heartfelt thanks for his vision for Masters Athletes. Rest in Peace. He countered ageism by organizing track meets for older adults — igniting a worldwide movement. He defied a ban on South African athletes during the apartheid area. Starting with his 50th birthday, he…

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2019 Indoor Championship Winston Salem Updates

2019 Indoor Championship Performance Lists Click Here Athletes Meeting: Athletes’ MeetingThe 2019 USATF Masters Indoor T&F Championships Athletes’ Meeting will be held at the Foothills Tasting Room, located at 3800 Kimwell Drive, only ¼ mile from JDL Fast Track. You will pass it every day on your way to the…

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WMA Names the 2018 Worlds Best Masters!!

Congratulations to all the Winners and Runner-ups on being named the best in the world in 2018! 2018 WMA BEST MASTERS ATHLETES The Champions: Carol LaFayette-Boyd – CAN Events at the WMA Malaga Championships Event 1:  200m                – 56 – Position 1st (WR) Event…

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Masters Track & Field Exhibition Events

Photo Credit Dave Albo – New Balance Indoor Grand Prix 2019 – Women’s Mile Masters Exhibition events are special competitions held at premier open track and field meets in the United States which showcase the top masters men and women athletes age 40 and up. These events add an inspirational and dramatic…

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