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WMACi2025 Announcement
The brand-new Alachua County Sports and Events Center, with a state-of-the-art, world class facility for indoor track and field events, will host the 2025 World Masters Athletics Indoor Championships. Photo from 2023 Jimmy Carnes Invitational.

Alachua County Selected to Host Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships

World Masters Athletics, Alachua County and USA Track & Field have announced the 2025 WMA Indoor Championships will be held in Gainesville, Florida, at the Alachua County Sports and Events Center. The event is held every two years and features 24 events, including competition in indoor track & field, cross country, road race and outdoor […]

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2024 U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials Start Time Changed

The U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon start time for the event on February 3, 2024, in Orlando, Florida, will be moved to 10 a.m. Eastern time after concerns were raised by runners about the original proposed start time two hours later in the day. The course will have one 2.2-mile loop and three 8-mile […]

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Max Siegel
Max Siegel has been the chief executive officer at USA Track and Field since 2012, making him one of the longest-tentured CEOs in the NGB movement. Photo courtesy USA Track and Field

USA Track & Field CEO Max Siegel Signs New Contract Through 2028

Max Siegel will remain as chief executive officer at USA Track & Field through 2028 after agreeing to a five-year contract renewal that begins January 1, 2024. Siegel has been in charge since 2012, generating over $600 million in revenue and expanding the USATF annual budget to a record $40 million. Under Siegel’s leadership, USATF […]

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USA Track & Field Partners with Orlando Health

USA Track & Field has announced a partnership with Orlando Health, Inc., enhancing the medical support provided to USATF athletes in the region and giving the health care provider a prominent role as the USATF medical partner for the upcoming 2024 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials. The partnership will extend to supporting the medical needs of […]

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2024 U.S. Track & Field Olympic Trials Awarded to Eugene

The 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials for track and field will be held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, USA Track & Field and the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee have announced. The Trials will take place from June 21­–30 at the University of Oregon and will serve as the Team USA selection event for the […]

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WorldAthletics

Eugene, San Diego Awarded World Athletics Championship Events

World Athletics has awarded the 2025 Road Running World Championships to San Diego and the 2026 U20 World Championships to Eugene, Oregon, the international federation’s council announced on Monday. “We are grateful that so many great cities around the world are interested in hosting our events and we’re delighted with the quality of the candidates […]

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Sydney Mclaughlin of the United States wins the women's 4x400-meter relay final at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

USA Track & Field Announces Meets in New York, Los Angeles

USA Track & Field will hold a new Grand Prix series with events in New York and Los Angeles, part of the national governing body’s long-term strategy to grow the sport ahead of the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Los Angeles. The indoor Grand Prix will be February 4 in Boston, one week […]

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USA Swimming Track and Field

USA Swimming and USA Track & Field Select Agency to Lead Joint Effort

USA Swimming and USA Track & Field have named One & All as their agency of record to lead the organizations’ collective sponsorship sales efforts heading into the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Paris. “Our goal in this process was to identify an agency for the coming years that shares our values and […]

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Max Siegel
Max Siegel has been the chief executive officer at USA Track and Field since 2012, making him one of the longest-tentured CEOs in the NGB movement. Photo courtesy USA Track and Field

A New Elite Series and More: Inside USA Track & Field’s Plans Ahead of LA28

Coming off the first World Athletics championship held in the United States and knowing the impact that could be looming in six years’ time with LA28, USA Track and Field is setting forth an ambitious plan to increase the sport’s visibility throughout the country. USA Track and Field Chief Executive Officer Max Siegel detailed plans […]

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