USATF Master Athlete of the Year Award

Each year, we recognize athletes that have achieved exemplary results on the track and in the field. In 2018 the USATF Masters Awards Sub-Committee have made changes to the awards program to align with the current WMA awards format. Nominate now – Deadline is October 8th  After the October 5th…

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HOF Nominations

Hall of Fame nominations can be made by anyone for Athletes and Administrators who have competed or been involved with MTF for at least 10 years.. Athletes must have achieved at least two (2) of the following: Earned World or American Records (even if the record has since been broken…

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Recipients of the Vanessa Hilliard Award

    2019 Carol Finsrud2018 Carol Finsrud2017 Gloria Krug The Vanessa Hilliard Award is presented annually in honor of Vanessa Hilliard (1941-2011). Vanessa was a pioneer among female masters throwers. She held numerous American and World masters age group records in the hammer, weight and super weight throws and was…

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Recipients of the Lad Pataki Award

2019 Bob Humphreys2018 Tom Fahey2017 Wendell Palmer2016 Carl Wallin2015 Ed Burke2014 Mary Hartzler2013 Vanessa Hilliard2012 Dick Hotchkiss2011 Len Olson2010 Tom Gage2009 Betty Jarvis2008 Neni Lewis2007 Carol Finsrud The Lad Pataki Award is presented annually in honor of Ladislav Pataki (1946-2007). Lad was an outstanding masters thrower with numerous world and…

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Recipients of the Tom Gage Award

2019 George Mathews2018 Jim Patterson2017 Doug Torbert2016 Ralph Fruguglietti2015 John Goldhammer2014 John Goldhammer2013 Myrle Mensey2012 Ed Burke2011 Ruth Welding The Tom Gage Award is presented annually in honor of Tom Gage (1943-2010). Tom was an Olympian in the hammer throw who never stopped competing. He held numerous American and World…

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Ken Weinbel Award

2019 Jim Burgoyne2018 Jerry Bookin-Weiner2017 Sue Hallen2016 Jerry Wojcik2015 John Seto2014 Pay Carstensen2013 Dick Hotchkiss2012 George Mathews2011 Jim Chamberas2010 Ray Feick2009 Tim Edwards Awarded annually in honor of Ken Weinbel (1928-2012). Ken served the masters community for many years as an athlete, meet director and administrator. He established the USA…

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David Pain Award

David Pain Award is awarded yearly for outstanding service to Masters Track and Field by Administrators and for Distingusihed Service 2019 Mark Cleary 2018 Jerry and Christel Donley 2017 JEFF WATRY 2016 JEFF DAVISON 2015 JERRY BOOKIN-WEINER 2014 GARY SNYDER 2013 CARROLL DEWEESE 2012 ROBERT WEINER 2011 DR. MARY TROTTO…

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Hall of Fame

The USATF Masters Track & Field Hall of Fame (MTF HOF), established in 1996, inducts distinguished athletes and administrators who have been active for at least ten years. All athletes and administrators, living or not, are eligible for HOF induction. . Each year the Masters HOF Subcommittee receives public nominations….

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